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KMART NAMES LYNN DUNWOODY PHARMACIST OF THE YEAR

 TROY, Mich., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart Corporation (NYSE: KM) today presented Lynn Dunwoody, pharmacy manager at Kmart 7574, Commercial Way, Spring Hill, Fla., with the "Pharmacist of the Year" Award.
 The national award honors a pharmacist for excellence in customer care, contribution to the pharmacy profession, involvement in community service and Kmart store activity. Dunwoody received the award from Howard Kramer, Kmart director, Recruitment and Pharmacy Personnel, in a store ceremony at the Commercial Way Kmart store.
 "This award recognizes Kmart's pharmacists' commitment to excellence," said Kramer. "Lynn Dunwoody is a credit to her profession bringing excellent care to her customers and the community."
 Dunwoody was one of three regional finalists for the national award representing the company's Southern Region. Other Regional Pharmacist Award winners included Gregory Loushin, Butte, Mont., West Central Region; and Thomas Magnifico, Mars, Pa., East Central Region.
 Dunwoody, a graduate of the University of Florida, has been employed by Kmart since 1978. An active member in her community, she is involved in organizing various local health fairs and arranging in-store presentations with organizations like the Red Cross to educate Kmart customers and employees on lifesaving techniques. She distributes first-aid kits to local children's athletic programs and provides healthcare information to Forest Oaks Retirement Center. Dunwoody established a program with Daystar, a local non-profit organization, to provide updated information on prescription medications on a regular basis to indigent care patients. Dunwoody is currently a member of the Florida Pharmacy Association, Zeta Tau Alpha and Pasco Hernando Pharmacy Association. She also belongs to the Junior Women's Club, the Sailing Club and is an adviser for the Pasco Hudson Soccer League.
 More than 1,400 of Kmart's 2,300 U.S. stores have pharmacies.
 Kmart Corporation serves America with over 4,000 retail outlets in all 50 states in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Kmart, currently operating 2,409 Kmart stores, is also the parent company for PACE Membership Warehouse, PayLess Drug Stores, Builders Square, Waldenbooks, The Sports Authority, OfficeMax and Borders.
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 /CONTACT: Joy Corneliussen, manager, Celebrity & Events Marketing, Kmart, 313-643-5200/
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