October 03, 2018

POLARIS FASHION PLACE WELCOMES ELEVENTH CANDLE CO. WITH GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

COLUMBUS, Ohio (October 2, 2018) — Polaris Fashion Place, central Ohio’s premier lifestyle destination with more than 190 popular retail, dining and entertainment choices, welcomes Eleventh Candle Co. this month. Eleventh Candle Co. will have a large retail shop across from the Apple store that will include an interactive experience where guests will be able to pour their own candles to create their own unique scents from 40 fragrances.

“We are thrilled to welcome locally-owned Eleventh Candle Co. which will add another dimension to Polaris Fashion Place,” said Bruce Goldsberry, general manager at Polaris Fashion Place. “This exciting addition will provide a unique option for our guests who are looking to find high quality, handmade products as well as a chance to participate in a hands-on activity with their family and friends, while helping those in need.”

Eleventh Candle Co. is a social enterprise in Worthington, Ohio working to redeem, restore, empower and equip those vulnerable to human trafficking, abuse, exploitation and addiction and bring aware to human trafficking. Through their business operations, Eleventh Candle provides trauma informed counseling and employment that’s above minimum wage for at-risk individuals, supported by proceeds from its 11-scents candle collection, room sprays, cards, gift subscription boxes and apparel.

Eleventh Candle Co. is hosting a grand opening celebration that is open to the public this Friday, October 5 and includes a reception from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., a ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m. and a local music act. In addition, there will be a Meet the Maker event in center court near JC Penney from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. where guests can watch the process of how candles are made. In addition to the grand opening, specials will be offered Friday and throughout the coming week.

For more information, including a full list of retailers, visit www.polarisfashionplace.com or call (614) 456-0120. Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/polarisfashionplace and follow us on Twitter @PolarisFashion and on Instagram @PolarisFashionPlace.

About Eleventh Candle
Eleventh Candle is a social enterprise that offers candles for global sale from a collection of natural scents to help redeem, restore, empower, equip and employ those vulnerable to human trafficking, abuse, exploitation and addiction and bring awareness to human trafficking, the second largest criminal industry in the world. The collection features 11 signature scents and can be purchased online or at The Madery in Worthington, Ohio with proceeds going to provide trauma informed counseling and employment that’s above minimum wage for at-risk individuals. For more information, visit www.eleventhcandleco.com.

About Polaris Fashion Place
Polaris Fashion Place is Central Ohio’s premier lifestyle destination offering market-exclusive brands and locally-owned specialty shops to more than two million locals and tourists alike. Polaris Fashion Place also hosts more than 75 events a year including: Live@Polaris, KidX Club, Mommy Mile, the Easter Bunny and Santa Photo Set. The town center is home to more than 190 national and local retail, dining and entertainment options. A dynamic offering of things to do along with things to buy keeps guests engaged and returning often. Polaris Fashion Place is open seven days a week; Monday to Thursday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Friday to Saturday 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. and Sunday noon – 6 p.m. For more information, please call (614) 846-1500 or visit polarisfashionplace.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/polarisfashionplace and follow us on Twitter @PolarisFashion and Instagram @PolarisFashionPlace.

About Washington Prime Group
Washington Prime Group Inc. is a retail REIT and a recognized leader in the ownership, management, acquisition and development of retail properties. The Company combines a national real estate portfolio with an investment grade balance sheet, leveraging its expertise across the entire shopping center sector to increase cash flow through rigorous management of assets and provide new opportunities to retailers looking for growth throughout the U.S. Learn more at www.washingtonprime.com.