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'HEALTHTEX MOMMY BEEPERS' TO SCORE HOLE IN ONE DURING KMART GGO

 GREENSBORO, N.C., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthtex, Inc. a leading manufacturer of children's playwear, is sponsoring professional child- care with extended hours and expanded services during the Kmart GGO for visiting golf professionals and their families.
 A part of the Healthtex child-care package includes "Healthtex Mommy Beepers" for each mother's use during the KGGO. This will allow the child-care center to maintain constant access with each mother at all times during the tournament. "Moms know best," says Jan Greene, the child-care professional responsible for directing and organizing the program of varied activities and nutritious meals. "Happy kids make happy families, at home or away," she said. "We want to help make this the best week on the Tour for the golf professionals and their families."
 "Healthtex Mommy Beepers" will allow moms to feel more relaxed and secure in knowing they can be reached at any time. The special pagers are being used for the first time this year to beckon moms to the child- care center when their children need them.
 "We are delighted to be working with the Kmart Greater Greensboro Open to provide special care for the children of our very special guests this week," stated Ellen Rohde, president of Greensboro-based Healthtex, Inc., a VF Company. "We love kids and we understand what moms want," Rohde said. "We wanted to be a part of this great tournament, and we are pleased that we could help make this important feature of the Kmart GGO safe and enjoyable."
 Healthtex is one of the nation's leading manufacturers and marketers of high quality, moderately-priced, everyday children's playwear. Healthtex products are sold through leading national chains, middle- market department stores and kids specialty stores.
 VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) is an international apparel company headquartered in Wyomissing, Pa. and is a leader in the jeanswear, activewear, intimate apparel and occupational apparel markets. In addition to Healthtex, its principal brands are Lee, Wrangler, Rustler, Marithe & Francois Girbaud, Bassett-Walker, Jantzen, JanSport, Vanity Fair, Vassarette, Barbizon, Variance, Siltex, Bolero, Silhouette, Gemma, Intima Cherry, Lou, Carina, Red Kap and Work Wear. In 1992, VF ranked 127th in Fortune's "500 Largest U.S. Industrial Corporations."
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 /CONTACT: Ed Booker of MediaLinks, 919-275-2500, or 919-339-0719, for Healthtex, Inc.
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CO: Healthtex, Inc.; Kmart GGO; VF Corporation ST: North Carolina IN: TEX REA LEI SU:

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