Mandy Moore Launches New Social Networking Web Site for Women

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RIDGEWOOD, N.J., Feb. 25, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Mandy Moore, singer-songwriter, actress and fashion designer, has added another facet to her multiple careers: chairperson of the Web site

uPumpItUp offers a series of challenges designed to inspire women to pursue their own wellness goals. Activities are expected to range from marathons to community initiatives to cooking projects.

In addition to Moore, will feature a panel of experts including entertaining guru Erika Lenkert, celebrity yoga instructor Mandy Ingber, fashion consultant Bobbie Thomas and award-winning journalist Cynne Simpson, now a weekend anchor at WJLA in Washington, D.C.

Moore, 23, became a teenage music star with the release of "So Real, I Wanna Be with You" in 2000, and later branched out into film, playing a mean cheerleader in "The Princess Diaries" in 2001 and starring in 2002's "A Walk to Remember."

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