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ROLLING THUNDER MAKES STOP AT THE SHOPS AT WIREGRASS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 11, 2012

Contact: Brian Breseman (813.301.6871, bbreseman@tampabaytimesforum.com)
Trevor Van Knotsenburg (813.301.6826, tvknotsenburg@tampabaytimesforum.com)

ROLLING THUNDER 20-STOP TOUR CONTINUES THIS WEEK
Tour Makes First of Five Stops this Week on Wednesday

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning will continue their Rolling Thunder 20-Stop Tour, a series of fan events complete with interactive games and giveaways, with five stops this week. The Rolling Thunder 20-Stop Tour will make appearances at different locations and events in the Tampa Bay area throughout the Fall.

The first stop of the tour this week will be held on Wednesday, September 12 at the McDonald’s ® located at 10019 E. Adamo Drive in Tampa from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Lightning defenseman Eric Brewer will be at the event for the Lightning Hockey Night radio show, presented by Grow Financial Federal Credit Union, and will sign autographs for fans attending the event.

The Rolling Thunder Tour will make an appearance at Raymond James Stadium on Thursday from 2:30-7:30 p.m. before the USF football game at Lot 6D on the southeast side of the stadium in the Bulls Zone. On Friday, the Rolling Thunder Tour will be at the 2nd Friday Dunedin event located in downtown Dunedin at Pioneer Park from 6-9 p.m. The tour rolls on through the weekend making stops on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. during Market Day at The Shops at Wiregrass and on Sunday from 12-3 p.m. at the Clearwater Ice Arena.

All the stops this week will feature appearances by the Lightning Girls and ThunderBug, except Saturday’s at Market Day at Wiregrass. Sunday’s stop will offer fans a chance to play street hockey and inflatables will be set up for children attending the event. Hockey sticks and equipment will be provided.  

Fans will also be given a rewards card at each event and can collect points for each time they attend a stop on the tour. Fans attending all 20 events will get a 20th anniversary t-shirt and a chance to win a pair of front row Lightning tickets for a game during the upcoming season. Fans that go to five Rolling Thunder stops will get a McCafé ® real fruit smoothie or frappé from McDonald’s ®. Fans will also have the chance to win a Vincent Lecavalier signed jersey,

Lightning team magnets and other prizes for attending the Rolling Thunder stops.


~20 YEARS OF THUNDER~