Poland Spring Teams with Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Aly Raisman

Iconic New England Brand Welcomes the Gold Medal Winner Home as Her First New England Sponsor

BOSTON, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/Poland Spring® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water, the number-one natural spring water brand in New England, is proud to partner with women’s gymnastics team captain, and three-time medalist, Aly Raisman. The iconic brand is Raisman’s first New England sponsor and will help the champion gymnast stay hydrated both in and out of the gym.
“Water is an important part of my daily life, and Poland Spring is the 100% natural spring water that I have used as part of my training, recovery and everyday life. As an athlete, it’s important for me to know that I’m fueling my body with quality, natural products,” said Raisman. “I am proud to be supported by a spring water that comes from springs right here in New England. The partnership is a natural as I grew up drinking it – I love its crisp taste, and it has been with me for a lot of hard hours spent in the gym.”

A Needham, Mass. native, Raisman returned home to Boston August 15and has been embraced by thousands of fans since then. A proponent for supporting local and regional businesses, Raisman knows the importance of staying hydrated and has been drinking Poland Spring for a number of years.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Aly back to Boston and to celebrate her accomplishments as a gymnast, an overall athlete, and a role model,” said Seona Skwara, Senior Marketing Manager, Poland Spring Natural Spring Water. “We share Aly’s passion to be the very best and are excited to work with her to inspire New Englanders on their own journey to betterment.”

To learn more about Poland Spring and send your welcome back messages to Aly, please visit the brand on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/polandspring.

About Nestle Waters North America
With 36 years of experience providing refreshment in the bottled water segment, Nestle Waters North America is the nation’s leading bottled water company. The company produces six regional natural spring water brands in the U.S., distributes three international brands, produces Nestle® Pure Life®, its nationally distributed purified bottled water, and most recently, ready-to-drink iced teas. The company’s dedication to quality products, employee development, bringing shared value to communities, and its commitment to environmental stewardship, especially in the areas of water use, energy and packaging, has led Nestle Waters North America to the third largest beverage company position in the U.S.