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#GrizzVotes reminds Memphis Grizzlies fans that their vote matters in this election season

Grizzlies.com/GrizzVotes Remains a Resource of Information on the Upcoming Election; CommUNITY Conversation: Local Elections Matter Now Viewable on Grizzlies YouTube Channel

Memphis, Tenn. – The Memphis Grizzlies #GrizzVotes Voter Education Program ramps up this weekend with the goal of encouraging and supporting Memphis and Shelby County voters. #GrizzVotes is the Grizzlies’ voter education program that focuses on the entire voting process, including voter registration, the act of voting (early, absentee and in-person on Election Day), getting educated on candidates and serving the community as Poll Workers.  Community programming and access to information and key dates remains core to #GrizzVotes efforts.

ONLINE INFORMATIONAL RESOURCE

Fans and voters are encouraged to visit grizzlies.com/grizzvotes, an online resource that helps voters check their eligibility, learn how to become a poll official and find their local polling location for the upcoming elections. Voters will also be able to find a complete list of key dates and deadlines for local, state and federal elections.

COMMUNITY PROGRAMMING

Grizz Nation is encouraged to tune in to the Memphis Grizzlies YouTube Channel for the latest episode of CommUNITY Conversations: Local Elections Matter. This latest installment is a conversation focusing on educating, engaging and empowering voters for the upcoming local elections in the Mid-South.  The panel is moderated by Jerrita Patterson and features NAACP Memphis Chapter President Van Turner, Just City Court Watch Coordinator Yonee Gibson and Memphis Bar Association President Tannera Gibson.   

VOTER APPRECIATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT IN THE COMMUNITY

Additional community programming by the Grizzlies includes taking over local street corners with #GrizzVotes Street Corners* on July 29 and August 4 to thank and encourage those acting on their civic duty during the upcoming election cycle. #GrizzVotes Street Corners are subject to weather.

Friday, July 29Sam Cooper at East Parkway7 - 9 a.m.
Friday, July 29Poplar at Highland11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Friday, July 29Poplar at Ridgeway Loop4 - 6 p.m.
Thursday, August 4Sam Cooper at North Parkway7 - 9 a.m.
Thursday, August 4Union at McLean11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Thursday, August 4Poplar at Farmington4 - 6 p.m.

#GrizzVotes, which launched in July 2020, is the Grizzlies’ voter education program that focuses on five themes throughout the voting process, including voter Registration, voting via Absentee Ballot, In-Person Voting early or on Election Day, being an educated voter to Know Your Candidates, and a call for Poll Workers.  For more information on Grizz Votes visit grizzlies.com/grizzvotes or follow Grizzlies Community on Twitter and Instagram (@grizzcommunity).