Target Corp. has formed a Live Well San Diego partnership with the County of San Diego, where the retailer operates 23 locations. To commemorate the occasion, San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts proclaimed June 15, 2016, to be Target Live Well San Diego Day across the county.
“Target stores are good neighbors to their communities and provide healthy options that everyone can enjoy,” noted Roberts during an event held at the Target on Sports Arena Boulevard. “Through this partnership, Target will promote the Live Well San Diego message and encourage healthy living in San Diego.”
At the event, county officials honored Minneapolis-based Target for its commitment to providing area residents with healthy food options, including the Simply Balanced wellness grocery brand, and for its community outreach and volunteerism. Since 1946, the company has given 5 percent of its profit back to communities every week; today, that comes to $4 million per week. Additionally, a fitness flash mob attired in Target’s active apparel entertained shoppers.
“We are always looking for ways to serve our communities,” said Target Store Team Leader Matthew D. Johnson. “This partnership offers us the opportunity to support the county as it
Begun in 2010, Live Well San Diego, developed by the County of San Diego, is a comprehensive, innovative regional vision combining the efforts of partners inside and outside county government to help residents achieve better healthy, be safe and thrive.
Target operates 1,793 stores and online.