Atlanta Hawks Paint The Town At The Varsity

The Atlanta Hawks to Take Over The Varsity During Lunch Hours on October 12

ATLANTA, GA -- Atlanta Hawks players will be asking customers “What’ll Ya Have?” and helping deliver those orders when they take over the iconic Atlanta eatery, The Varsity, on October 12. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., Atlanta Hawks cheerleaders, Harry the Hawk and the Atlanta Hawks activation team will be on-site playing games and giving away prizes. At 1:30 p.m., Atlanta Hawks players Josh Smith, Zaza Pachulia, Anthony Morrow, Kyle Korver, DeShawn Stevenson, Anthony Tolliver, Mike Scott, James Anderson and Damion James will occupy the registers and serve customers until 3:30 p.m at the downtown Varsity location.

“We are excited to be celebrating the start of the Atlanta Hawks 2012-13 season with our city at one of the most famous landmarks in Atlanta,” said Bob Williams, President, Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena. “This is a fun, unique way for our players to engage with our fans in the market and show our appreciation for all that is Atlanta.”

In addition to being served by Atlanta Hawks players, customers who purchase a combo meal at any point throughout the day, at the downtown Varsity location only, will receive a free small frosted orange courtesy of the Atlanta Hawks.

“The Varsity is very proud to be joining up with the Atlanta Hawks this Friday at our downtown location for a fun afternoon with our customers, stated Gordon Muir, President of the Varsity INC. “We hope Atlanta comes out to meet their favorite Hawks players, the Hawks cheerleaders and Harry the Hawk while enjoying a free small Frosted Orange with the purchase of a combo meal.”

The Varsity take over by the Atlanta Hawks is part of the Nation Basketball Association’s “Paint the Town” activities to help tip-off the 2012-13 NBA season.

WHO:       The Atlanta Hawks

WHAT:     The Varsity Take Over

WHEN:     Friday, October 12 from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

* Please note that Atlanta Hawks players will be on-site from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.*

WHERE: The Varsity Downtown – 61 North Avenue Atlanta, GA 30308