News Release
 February 12, 2003
CONTACT: Stefanie Zakowicz
716 635 5885

Williamsville, NY -- Tops Friendly Markets has announced that beginning Sunday, February 16th, all of its stores will be participating in the Mom Rewards Program. ClubMom, a free national membership organization that rewards, celebrates and recognizes Moms, will launch Mom Rewards in the Adirondacks and in Western and Central New York, with Tops as the exclusive grocery store partner. Tops stores in Cleveland and Rochester are already a part of the Mom Rewards Program, having served successfully as pilot markets in 2002.

Mom Rewards delivers tremendous value to customers in the form of rewards that they collect by redeeming points earned when shopping with participating retailers. Customers can register for ClubMom at participating Tops stores, by calling 1-800-CLUBMOM or online at

Customers who join the program can register their Tops BonusCard to earn points whenever they shop at Tops. Each time they use their registered BonusCard, ClubMom members will earn points for every dollar they spend*.

ClubMom Members can redeem their points for special items that are just for Moms, including Tops Gift Cards, spa visits, housecleaning services, vacations, romantic dinners for two and much more!


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Tops Markets, LLC is one of six retail operating companies under Ahold USA, one of the leading supermarket operations in the U.S. Tops currently operates 156 Tops Friendly Markets, 205 convenience stores under the Wilson Farms, Sugarcreek and Tops Xpress banners, and 9 B-Kwik Food Markets in New York, Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio. This and other recent news releases can be found on Tops’ website at

About ClubMom, Inc. ® ClubMom, Inc.®, a division of CMI Marketing, Inc., is a FREE national membership organization, with 3 million members, that rewards and celebrates Moms for what they do every day, by offering rewards, a variety of tools, connections, and information. Mom Rewards, one of the many benefits of the ClubMom membership, is the loyalty program that rewards Moms for the shopping they already do for the family. The program’s leading partners recognize Moms as the world’s most powerful consumers and reward them for having the most challenging job in the world. Moms earn Points with their favorite companies, to redeem for rewards chosen just for them. Mom Rewards Partners include major grocer Tops Friendly Markets; retailers JCPenney, Radio Shack, Pier 1 Imports, Nine West Stores, Easy Spirit Stores, Payless ShoeSource; ; General Motors; ClubMom Calling Plan powered by Sprint; and more. Members can also earn Points when using the Citi ClubMom Rewards Mastercard® for all purchases nationwide. Other benefits include Mom’s Toolbox, an online resource center filled with solutions to life's many to do’s, like the General Motors Auto Channel designed with Moms in mind; Mom Moments, just-for-Mom deals and perks, including special Mom events, like a free local Day of Indulgence for members; and Mom-to-Mom, a platform for Moms to connect with one another online and offline.

ClubMom, Inc. was established by entrepreneur and ClubMom Chief Executive Officer, Michael Sanchez, actor and social activist Andrew Shue, Meredith Vieira, co-host of the popular daytime talk show “The View”, among others. Investors include Highland Capital Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Sylvan Ventures, and Gilo Ventures. For more information, visit or call 1-800-CLUBMOM.


*This offer excludes the purchase of alcoholic beverages, tobacco, bottle deposits, lottery, prescriptions, postage stamps, Western Union, money orders,, gas purchases, gift cards, other Customer Service Center Purchases, and taxes

For full ClubMom terms and conditions visit us at


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