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Dancing Through the Decades

Thursdays in April at The Shops at Wiregrass

Four nights. Four great bands. For a very good cause.

WESLEY CHAPEL, FL – March 16, 2013 – ‘Do the twist’, ‘shake your groove thing’, and ‘get jiggy wit it’! Take a trip down memory lane and join The Shops at Wiregrass for a musical concert series that will have you Dancing Through the Decades. Hosted by The Shops at Wiregrass and Q105, Concerts on the Circle will be held at The Shops at Wiregrass every Thursday from 6-9:30pm, this April on our valet circle, located on Piazza Avenue, central to our dinning locations.

The valet circle will become the stage and dance floor for musical talent including Shevonne Philidor (4/4), The Black Honkeys (4/11), Rubix Cubed, the South East's biggest '80s cover band (4/18) and The Hunks of Funk (4/25). Dancing and live DJ kick off the event at 6:00p.m. and bands perform at 7:00p.m. Come dressed in your favorite decade themed costumes and dance the night away with your family and friends.

The Shops at Wiregrass Commemorative Drink Mug will also be available for $10.00 with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Commemorative Drink Mugs will include special discounts to our stores and restaurants and will be valid only on Thursday nights this April. Discounts will include drink specials, deals on entrées and promotional discounts. (Continue to page two to learn more about the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society)


Event Time


Decade Theme

Thursday, April 4, 2013

6:00p.m. – 9:30p.m.

Shevonne Philidor


Thursday, April 11, 2013

6:00p.m. – 9:30p.m.

Black Honkeys


Thursday, April 18, 2013

6:00p.m. – 9:30p.m.

Rubix Cubed


Thursday, April 25, 2013

6:00p.m. – 9:30p.m.

Hunks of Funk

‘60s – ‘90s Mix

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By attending our fantastic spring events, like Concerts on the Circle, you are helping to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Stacie Lenners, 2013 LLS Woman of the Year Candidate, and wife of Greg Lenners, 2011 LLS Man of the Year and General Manager at The Shops at Wiregrass, is participating in a 10 week long competition, that began at the Kickoff held on March 7, 2013 and ends at the Grand Finale Celebration on May 18, 2013. Lenners, whose family has also been affected by LLS, is raising funds in honor of the Boy of Year, Connor Hernandez. Join us at our spring events like Concerts on the Circle, the Parks Ford Drive 4U Event, the Car & Truck Show, and many more as The Shops at Wiregrass supports Lenners on her campaign path to raising funds and hope for LLS patients and families.

To learn more about the fight against blood cancer and the Man & Woman of the Year competition, visit For more information, on this and other upcoming events at The Shops at Wiregrass, visit

Concerts on the Circle. Four nights. Four great bands. For a very good cause.

About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS):

LLS is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education on patient services. Founded in 1949, LLS is relentless in pursuit of their mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

About The Man & Woman of the Year Campaign:

The Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) competition began in 1990 in the Northern California LLS Chapter. The first event was held in remembrance of John Spencer, a valued Hastings Department Store employee who died of leukemia at the age of 39. It was in John’s memory that Hastings began supporting LLS. Since then, more and more chapters have added the Man & Woman of the Year campaign. In 2012 candidates collectively raised more than $19.1 million for blood cancer research and patient services. Female candidates compete in honor of the Boy of the Year; the male candidates compete in honor of the Girl of the Year. The amounts raised are TOP SECRET and are not disclosed until the local Man & Woman of the Year are announced at a Grand Finale Celebration.  This competition is 10 weeks long, beginning at the Kickoff on March 7, 2013 and ending at the Grand Finale Celebration on May 18, 2013.

2013 Girl & Boy of the Year Connor Hernandez and Mia Dominguez, respectively.

To learn more about their stories, visit:


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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.  Forest City Enterprises, Inc., is a NYSE listed national real estate company with $11.8 billion in assets.  The Company is principally engaged in the ownership, development, management and acquisition of commercial and residential real estate and land throughout the United Sates.  For more information visit:

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