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Get The Meds Out Awareness Day

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 General News J E 4
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WHO: Wisconsin State Representatives Gordon Hintz, Dean Kaufert and RogerRoth; ShopKo (Carmen Fusselman, Director of Pharmacy Merchandise andMarketing); Mary Hendrickson, Get The Meds Out Program Leader and Director ofQuality and Regulatory Affairs for Capital Returns, a GENCO Company; LocalVIPs and concerned citizens.

WHAT: Get The Meds Out Awareness Day

Local officials and residents will register for the nation's first of itskind consumer medication return program. Valuable safety information aboutissues surrounding the dangers of unused, out-dated prescription and non-prescription drugs in the home, and proper medication disposal tips will bepresented.

WHY: To generate awareness and participation in the Get the Meds Outinitiative, a consumer medication return pilot program targeted to more than500,000 potential participants within Waukesha and Winnebago Counties inWisconsin. The program, pioneered by Capital Returns, Inc. is providing a safedrug disposal alternative to the local community while bringing nationalattention to drug safety issues affecting the public and the environment. Theprogram is funded through UWEX administered grants from the EPA, WisconsinDepartment of Natural Resources, and the Wisconsin Department of AgricultureTrade and Consumer Protection.

About Capital Returns, Inc.

CRI is the leader in pharmaceutical trade, sample and clinical trialreturns and product recalls. CRI leverages its market position to transformpharmaceutical business activities into data-rich, systematic processes thatprovide critical business information and value to manufacturers, pharmaciesand wholesalers. Through a state-of -the-art processing facility, CRI providescomprehensive pharmaceutical returns management services to over 40pharmaceutical manufacturers, the biggest U.S. chain pharmacies, leadingwholesalers and mail order pharmacies and specialty and infusion pharmacies.

For more information, visit www.capitalreturns.com.

About Shopko

Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC is an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners,Inc., a leading private investment firm focused on leverage buyouts, equity,debt, and other investments in market-leading companies that can benefit fromits in-house operating professionals and experience. Shopko is a $2.2 billionretailer of quality goods and services headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., withstores located in 13 states throughout the Midwest, Mountain and PacificNorthwest regions. Retail formats include 133 Shopko stores, providing qualityname-brand merchandise, great values, pharmacy and optical services in smallto mid-sized cities and five Shopko Express Rx stores, a convenientneighborhood drugstore concept.WHERE/WHEN: Shopko, Oshkosh 1300 Koeller Street, Oshkosh, WI, 54901 Wednesday, August 6, 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM 10:00 AM: State Representative Gordon Hintz will greet the public, register for the program and participate in the informational session. Shopko, Neenah 699 Green BayRoad, Neenah, WI, 54956 Wednesday, August 6, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 11:30 AM: State Representatives Dean Kaufert and Roger Roth will greet the public, register for the program and participate in the informational session.

SOURCE Genco Capital Returns Inc.
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