MYSTICS AND PITNEY BOWES JOIN FORCES TO RAISE MONEY FOR HEART OF AMERICA

August 25, 2008

Washington, D.C. The Washington Mystics will host its third Pitney Bowes Inc. Fast Break to Reading event on Friday, August 29th prior to the Mystics game against the Chicago Sky. As a part of this initiative, the Mystics are offering a Fast Break to Reading ticket special offer. The package includes a VIP ticket to a Mystics home game, a Fast Break to Reading tee-shirt and a pre-game reading with a Mystics player.

A portion of the sale from every package will go to Heart of America Foundation, an organization dedicated to giving children the tools needed to read, succeed and make a difference. For more information on Fast Break to Reading and to buy tickets, visit www.fastbreaktoreading.net.

Following is the Fast Break to Reading schedule:

Friday, August 29 @ 7:00pm vs. Chicago Sky

Tuesday, September 2 @ 7:00pm vs. Indiana Fever

Saturday, September 6 @ 6:00pm vs. Detroit Shock

The August 29th game vs. Chicago marks the return of the team to game action following the Olympic break. Tip-off is at 7:00 p.m. Individual tickets are currently on sale on www.ticketmaster.com. Season tickets for the 2008 season are currently on sale and can be purchased by calling the Mystics Sales Office at 1-877-DC-HOOP1 or by visiting the Mystics web site at www.washingtonmystics.com

The Washington Mystics organization is dedicated to providing affordable entertainment, serving as an impactful community partner and maintaining accessibility to positive female role models. Supported by passionate fans, the Mystics are elite, hardworking athletes continually striving to win a Championship. Season tickets for the 2008 season are currently on sale and can be purchased by calling the Mystics Sales Office at 1-877-DC-HOOP1 or by visiting the Mystics web site at www.washingtonmystics.com.

Pitney Bowes is a mailstream technology company that helps organizations manage the flow of information, mail, documents and packages. Our 36,000 employees deliver technology, service and innovation to more than two million customers worldwide. The company was founded in 1920 and annual revenues now total $6.3 billion. More information is available at www.pb.com.