April 8, 2008

eHarmony to Partner with Tampa Bay Rays 81 eHarmony Couples to Appear at Rays Home Games This Year

PASADENA, Calif., April 8, 2008—eHarmony and the Tampa Bay Rays today announced a groundbreaking partnership for the 2008 Major League Baseball season. eHarmony becomes the exclusive sponsor of the eHarmony Cam, formerly known as the Rays Kiss Cam. During each of the Rays 81 home games at Tropicana Field and Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex, the club will host a "success couple" who met on eHarmony. The couples will be featured live on the scoreboard after the seventh inning of each home game. eHarmony is the Internet's No. 1 trusted relationship services provider. Every day, eHarmony hears from satisfied members who have found happy long-term relationships on

"The greater Tampa Bay area is an important market for eHarmony, and the fact that we have more than 80 eHarmony couples living in this area who are Rays fans makes this a win-win partnership," said Greg Waldorf, CEO of eHarmony. "This partnership allows us to say thank you to our satisfied members who found love and happiness on eHarmony while also promoting eHarmony to prospective new members. The Rays have always been a very lovable organization when it comes to putting their fans first, and we believe that our strong relationship with our success couples 'marries' nicely with the Rays' approach to engaging and spotlighting their fan base."

"We are pleased to have eHarmony on board as our newest corporate partner and are excited about the promotional value this agreement brings to our in-game experience," said Rays Senior Vice President/Chief Sales Officer, Mark Fernandez.

At the Rays Home Opener on April 8, Judi and Jeff will be the first eHarmony success story to be featured live on the eHarmony Cam.

"Having met my true soul mate on eHarmony seems unbelievable, but it happened and we wouldn't be here without eHarmony," said Judi. "In each other, we've found true compatibility, and that includes a mutual love for Rays baseball."

About the Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays have proudly represented Major League Baseball in the Tampa Bay region since 1998. The organization and its foundation are committed to building a strong community bond through meaningful interaction and charitable contributions. For more information, contact the Rays Communications Department at (727) 825-3242.

About eHarmony, Inc. Santa Monica, Calif.-based eHarmony, Inc. eHarmony, Inc. ( was founded in 2000 and is a pioneer in using relationship science to match singles seeking long-term relationships. Its service presents users with compatible matches based on key dimensions of personality that are scientifically proven to predict highly successful long-term relationships. New peer-reviewed research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) ranks eHarmony as number one for producing the most marriages and the most satisfied marriages. Of all meeting places measured, eHarmony also had the lowest divorce rate.b On average, 438 people marry every day in the U.S. as a result of being matched on eHarmony, nearly 4% of new marriages.b Currently, eHarmony operates online matchmaking services in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and Brazil.
bBased on data on 19,131 marriages from 2005 to 2012 by Harris Interactive, couples that met on eHarmony had significantly fewer breakups than couples who met via all other methods combined. Combining methods that account for less than 1% of marriages sampled."

* 2012 survey conducted for eHarmony by Harris Interactive.®

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