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June 25, 2008, 11:47 a.m.

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MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., June 25, 2008 – Today Kohl's Department Stores honored nearly 2,000 children countrywide for the one thousands of good works they performed in their communities through volunteerism. Through the 8th yearly Kohl's Kids Who Care® Scholarship Program, 107 young person from Prairie State volition have $50 gift card game and acknowledgment certifications from Kohl's. Today's victors could travel on to have a $1,000 regional scholarship that Kohl's will awarding in July.

Local victors include Capital Of Texas Brasel, 12, Port Byron; Hunter Collachia, 8, Fulton; Deems Taylor Colson, 8, Sherrard; Elisse Kavensky, 17, Rock Island; and Samuel Wagner, 18, Davenport.

"Young people are transforming our communities through volunteerism and service activities that benefit others," said Julie Gardner, executive director frailty president and main selling military officer at Kohl's. "Every twelvemonth we are inspired by the good works these children have got accomplished and are proud to acknowledge them through the Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Program."

The Kids Who Care Scholarship Program is portion of Kohl's Cares for Kids, a programme focused on improving the lives of children. Kohl's Cares for Kids benefits children's wellness and instruction chances countrywide through its wares program, fundraising gift card game and A-Team associate military volunteer program. For more than information or a listing of past Kids Who Care winners, visit

Kohl's Department Stores

Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) is a family-focused, value-oriented specialty section shop offering moderately priced, sole and national trade name apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and place merchandises in an exciting shopping environment. A company committed to the communities it serves, Kohl's runs 957 supplies in 47 states and have raised more than than $102 million for children's enterprises countrywide through its Kohl's Cares for Kids® philanthropic program. For a listing of shop locations and information, or for the added convenience of shopping online, visit

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