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|Build-A-Bear Workshop To Open In The Saint Louis Science Center|
| New store includes Build-A-Bear Workshop and Build-A-Dino
ST. LOUIS (March 8, 2007) — Build-A-Bear Workshop® (NYSE: BBW) Where Best Friends Are Made® and Build-A-Dino®, Where Best Friendosaurs Are Made™, will open at the Saint Louis Science Center on Friday, March 30. This is the company's first ever store located inside a science center. Build-A-Bear Workshop and Build-A-Dino will offer 16 furry friends and 10 dinosaurs, plus a variety of outfits, several available exclusively at this location, for kids young and old to enjoy!
Build-A-Bear Workshop and Build-A-Dino are based on the premise that nearly everyone, regardless of age, has a special fondness for stuffed animals. When Guests visit the store, they enter a unique environment consisting of eight stuffed animal-making stations. Saint Louis Science Center Guests choose a furry friend or dinosaur to make, stuff it just right, add personality with a variety of outfits and accessories, and most importantly give it a heart. Guests can choose from a variety of furry friends including: Snow Leopard, Velvet Teddy, Trekkin' Turtle, Purrincess Kitty, Marvelous Monkey, T-Rex, Triceratops and Brachiosaurus. Guests will also have the opportunity to dress their furry friends in unique outfits, such as a Science Center logo tee, Sleep Under the Stars tee and St. Louis Cardinals™ apparel.
“Build-A-Bear Workshop focuses on bringing the bear-making experience to places families go to have fun,” said Maxine Clark, Founder and Chief Executive Bear of Build-A-Bear Workshop. “The Saint Louis Science Center is a world-class venue and we are beary excited about reaching more of our friends with this unique location in our hometown.”
”The addition of a Build-A-Dino and Build-A-Bear Workshop at the Science Center emphasizes our effort to make learning fun for children and families,” Said Doug King, President & CEO of the Science Center. “We are excited about pioneering this application at a major science center.”
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