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Grizzlies and McDonald’s of the Mid-South to Celebrate Black History Month with Community Heroes Program

MEMPHIS, January 21, 2011— The Memphis Grizzlies and McDonald’s of the Mid-South are teaming up to recognize those who have touched the lives of others in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. throughout the month of February as they celebrate Black History Month with their Community Heroes Program.

Grizzlies fans from throughout the Mid-South are encouraged to nominate the people in their lives who help to make a difference in our communities at grizzlies.com. Those who are selected will be recognized on court during a Grizzlies home game during the month of February.

“Thanks to our corporate partners at McDonald’s of the Mid-South we have the opportunity to honor the people who are doing great things for the community,” said Greg Campbell, Grizzlies President of Business Operations. “We want to encourage people to go to grizzlies.com and nominate those who deserve to be recognized for their efforts.”

Fans who want to attend any of the Grizzlies games in February and celebrate Black History Month as they support heroes throughout our community can purchase tickets at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling 1-800-4NBA-TIX, by visiting the FedExForum Box Office or online.

Nominate your hero today!