4th Annual Grizz Gala
MEMPHIS, December 17, 2012 — The Grizzlies are inviting fans from across the Mid-South to join them as they take their moves from the hardwood to the dance floor for the Fourth Annual Grizz Gala, presented by Gold Strike Casino Resort and SunTrust. The event will take place at Gold Strike Casino Resort (1010 Casino Center Dr., Tunica 38664) on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 6-11 p.m. All proceeds from this event benefit Memphis Grizzlies House at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.
The blue tie affair will give fans a chance to take part in an evening that brings the class and excitement that the Memphis Grizzlies represent on the court and in the community. Gold Strike Casino Resort’s world-class culinary team will prepare a delectable menu of heavy hors d’oeuvres for attendees to enjoy. Throughout the evening an open bar will be available to guests who will also have an opportunity to meet and participate in interactive games with the entire Grizzlies team of players and coaches.
Grizz Gala guests will also have the opportunity to take part in a live and silent auction with one of the most impressive collections of sports memorabilia and one-of-a-kind fan experiences in Grizzlies fundraising history. Proceeds from the Grizz Gala will support Memphis Grizzlies House located on the campus of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.
Opened in 2004, Memphis Grizzlies House is a short-term housing facility located on the campus of St. Jude. Memphis Grizzlies House can accommodate up to 100 St. Jude families and features an enclosed playground, fitness room and basketball court.
Organizations and individuals alike are encouraged to take part in an evening that supports the life-saving work conducted at St. Jude. Individual general admission tickets are available for $150 apiece, or there is a discount package offered of 10 general admission tickets for $1,250, a savings of $25 per ticket. Gold Strike will also extend a limited number of discounted room packages. Ticketed guests who are interested should call 901-205-1206.
Doors open at 6 p.m., with the program set to tip-off at 7 p.m. To join in the fun of this “Grizzlies House Party” call the registration line at (901) 205-1206 or visit grizzlies.com for further information. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.
Fans who want to support the Memphis Grizzlies and purchase 5-Game Holiday Packs, 2012-13 Season Tickets, or 10- and 20-Game Flex Packs can do so by calling (901) 888-HOOP or going online to grizzlies.com. Tickets for the Plaza IV and Terrace IV sections are sold out. For more information on the Grizzlies, ‘like’ Memphis Grizzlies on Facebook or follow on Twitter (@memgrizz).