Sam’s Club kicks off free allergy screenings
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — This weekend, Sam’s Club is offering free allergy health screenings in select locations across the country.
Sam’s Club said that its allergy tests, which are valued at $500, will screen participants for allergies to house and dust mites, cats, timothy grass, Bermuda grass, mountain cedar, short ragweed, alternaria (mold), milk, egg whites and wheat.
Additionally, all participants will receive MyAllergyPlan, a personalized plan that will provide educational information on the offending allergens, as well as consumer care organizations that relate to specific allergies. The tests will be held March 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Each month, Sam’s Club offers free monthly health screenings, including diabetes, digestive health and summer wellness/sun care.
"At Sam’s Club, we are proud to offer our members the opportunity to take control of their health with free monthly health screenings and great, quality products at amazing prices," said Jill Turner-Mitchael, Sam’s Club health-and-wellness SVP. "This month we hope all our members will take advantage of the chance to get tested for allergies."
For more information, times and locations of health screenings of participating Sam’s Club locations, members can visit SamsClub.com/HealthyLiving.
‘Wubbzy to the Rescue’ coming to DVD
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Anchor Bay Entertainment has released its latest "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy" DVD title.
"Wubbzy to the Rescue" features a collection of six episodes filled with age-appropriate lessons about sharing, caring and being yourself.
The DVD is slated for release on May 3 for a suggested retail price of $16.98, and will be available at retailers nationwide.
Publix declares annual dividend
LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix’s board of directors has approved an annual cash dividend of common stock, which will be payable and mailed June 1.
The 2011 dividend is 53 cents per share and will be paid to stockholders of record as of the close of business on Apr. 29.
Publix, based in Lakeland, Fla., operates more than 1,000 stores and had 2010 sales of $25.1 billion.