EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jun 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ: JMBA), a leading healthy, active lifestyle company, announced today that James D. White, chairman, president and CEO, Jamba Juice Company, will deliver the keynote address on June 16 at the National Association of Counties (NACo) 2011 Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC) held June 15-17 at the Claremont Hotel in Alameda County, Oakland, California. White's address will focus on promoting health and wellness in metropolitan communities.
"Jamba Juice has helped lead the way in promoting and inspiring healthy living for more than 20 years. Crucial to our success are the robust community relationships we have built over the years and we will continue to do our part to strengthen those relationships and to work as partners in the development of vibrant, healthy communities and schools," said James D. White, chairman, president and CEO, Jamba Juice Company. "I am honored to have the opportunity to address this impressive caucus. I applaud NACo's commitment to spearhead civic engagement around subsitive issues affecting urban communities."
The annual meeting, hosted by LUCC Vice Chair and Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty, will bring together key leaders from the nation's largest metropolitan counties to advance discussion around best practices and transformative programs in health, human services, juvenile justice and transportation.
The National Association of Counties (NACo) is the only national organization that represents county governments in the United States that provides essential services to over 3,000 counties nationwide. NACo advances issues to improve the public's understanding of county government, assists counties in finding and sharing innovative solutions through education and research, and provides value added services to save counties and taxpayers money.
Jamba, Inc. (NASDAQ:JMBA) is a holding company and through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jamba Juice Company, owns and franchises JAMBA JUICE(R) stores. Founded in 1990, Jamba Juice is a leading restaurant retailer of better-for-you food and beverage offerings, including great tasting fruit smoothies, juices, and teas, hot oatmeal made with organic steel cut oats, wraps, salads, sandwiches, and California Flatbreads(TM), and a variety of baked goods and snacks. As of April 19, 2011, Jamba Juice had 741 locations in the United States consisting of 434 franchise-operated stores, 307 Company-owned stores and two international stores. For the nearest location or a complete menu, visit the Jamba Juice website at www.jambajuice.com or call 1-866-4R-FRUIT (473-7848).
SOURCE: Jamba Juice Company