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Jack LaLanne Celebrated as Fitness Icon at Star-Studded Birthday Bash

Thursday, October 15, 2009 General News J E 4
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LaLanne's 95th Birthday Party Supports Ovarian Cancer National Alliance

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14 -- At a Los Angeles gala, family and friends joined celebrities and dignitaries, including California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, in paying tribute to women’s health advocate and fitness pioneer Jack LaLanne. The party was held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel where friends toasted LaLanne for being an icon who has inspired countless people to get in shape and lead healthier lifestyles.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091014/NY92459 )

During the festivities, LaLanne and business partner Keith Mirchandani, CEO of Tristar Products, Inc., announced a partnership with the nonprofit organization Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA).  The new Jack LaLanne Power Juicer Express™ Colors Line, manufactured and sold by Tristar, now includes a teal and white Ovarian Cancer model designed to help raise funds for ovarian cancer research and education. According to Mirchandani, “We want to do more than just write a check.  We are going to leverage our resources as a television production company to help educate people about this terrible disease and the need for research and a reliable early detection test.”  Since March of 2009, Tristar has helped raise more than $250,000 for the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance.

“I have focused on women’s health and fitness education for more than 50 years and am committed to elevating awareness of ovarian cancer through the sale of our Power Juicer,” says Jack LaLanne.

Tristar Products, Inc., the manufacturer and marketer of the Jack LaLanne Power Juicer Express(TM), is headquartered in Fairfield, New Jersey.  With a presence in over 100 countries, Tristar has a well-earned reputation for integrity and product quality.  Products range from home appliances, fitness equipment and sporting gear -- to health and beauty programs endorsed by such celebrities as Jack LaLanne, Montel Williams, Carol Alt, Denise Austin, Gilad Janklowicz, Brenda DyGraff, Tiki and Ronde Barber, and Bruce and Chris Jenner.

Please visit www.PowerJuicer.com to learn more about the Ovarian Cancer Jack LaLanne Power Juicer Express collection, purchase the Power Juicer and/or to make a donation to Ovarian Cancer National Alliance.

SOURCE Tristar Products, Inc.

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