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BACK-TO-SCHOOL BASH / MEET WILLOW SHIELDS “PRIMROSE” FROM THE HUNGER GAMES

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CONTACT:   
Debbie Detweiler
Marketing Director
The Shops at Wiregrass
(813) 994-2242
debbiedetweiler@forestcity.net

MEDIA ALERT / PRESS RELEASE
BACK-TO-SCHOOL BASH MEET WILLOW SHIELDS
“PRIMROSE” FROM THE HUNGER GAMES
Back-to-School Meet & Greet event at The Shops at Wiregrass
Free Event
Saturday, August 1, 2015 • 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wesley Chapel, FL: Friday, July 17, 2015 – Meet Willow Shields “Primrose” from the hit movie “The Hunger Games” at The Shops at Wiregrass on Saturday, August 1, 2015 during the Back-to-School Bash from 12:00p.m. (noon) to 3:00p.m. During this event, guests will be able to meet Willow Shields and get her autograph*. The first 500 fans in line will receive a Macy’s Back-to-School (BTS) Style Guide for signature. The BTS Style Guide provided by Macy’s will be full of great information on the latest trends and products for Back-to-School. In addition, Macy’s will be featuring a Mini Fashion Show with your favorite styles for Back-to-School.

Guests can even register to win a VIP Meet & Greet on Facebook.com/ShopsAtWiregrass  between now and July 28th by simply liking us and registering to win on the VIP Contest Tab. For contest rules, visit www.theshopsatwiregrass.com/rules or Guest Services.

“The Shops at Wiregrass is thrilled to bring Willow Shields to Wesley Chapel for a meet and greet with her local fans. It’s great to see families in the community coming together to enjoy Back-to-School shopping.” said Debbie Detweiler, Marketing Director at The Shops at Wiregrass.

MORE ABOUT WILLOW SHIELDS

Willow Shields is notably recognized for her role as “Primrose Everdeen” in “The Hunger Games” franchise. The New Mexico native began acting at the age of seven. She’s been known for her characters in the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie “Beyond The Blackboard”, as well as R.L. Stine’s “The Haunting Hour”. However, it was her break-out role as ‘Prim’ the sensitive but strong younger sister to Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in the worldwide phenomenon “The Hunger Games”. Willow reprised her role as the caring, young healer in Catching Fire and Mockingjay Part 1. Fans around the globe eagerly await the franchise’s climatic finale, Mockingjay Part 2, which will be released this fall. Shields’ shares a special connection with her young fan base and consciously tries to inspire them to be positive role models in their communities. Leading by example, she is a vocal advocate for Operation Smile, a charitable organization that provides free surgeries to repair facial deformities for children around the world.

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ABOUT THE SHOPS AT WIREGRASS:  The Shops at Wiregrass, a FCE Property, located at State Road 56 and Bruce B. Downs Blvd, is a unique, pedestrian and pet friendly lifestyle village offering residents and visitors exceptional options in shopping, dining and entertainment in an environment that invites lingering, relaxing and socializing.  The Center offers approximately 100 retail establishments with convenient access to services for area residents. 

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