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Event tomorrow- Darrell Green appearance

Discussion in 'Local Area Events' started by redon1, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. redon1

    redon1 aka Aphioni

    Oct 19, 2005
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    I got this from Zero's Subs, thought I'd share.

    disclaimer: sharing as a resident and neighbor- I'm not a paid representative!


    Elite Fitness Concepts and Zero’s Subs host NFL Star at their highly anticipated Grand Opening – Doors open at 9am this Saturday in Ashburn, VA.

    ASHBURN, VA (June 9, 2009) -- Elite Fitness Concepts and Zero’s Subs announced today that they will jointly host Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinee Darrell Green at their Grand Opening celebration Saturday, June 13, 2009 in Ashburn. In addition to Darrell Green, other Redskins players of past and present will be on hand to meet fans and sign autographs. Expected to be on hand will be Mike Sellers, James Thrash, and more! The Grand Opening celebration will take place at Elite Fitness Concepts and Zero’s Subs both located at the Village Center at Belmont Greene in Ashburn, VA. The addresses are 42910 Winkle Drive and 42920 Piccadilly Plaza, Ashburn, VA 20147 – the Village Center at Belmont Greene is located 2 miles south of Route 7 at the corner of Belmont Ridge Road and Portsmouth Blvd in Ashburn.

    “In partnership with Zero’s Subs, our Grand Opening celebration is our opportunity to give something back to our loyal customers and community,” said Scott Ackerman, owner of Elite Fitness Concepts. “Our Grand Opening will provide customers and fans a chance to meet the newest member of the NFL Hall of Fame, Darrell Green, in exchange for giving something back to our community and local charities.”

    Both locations will open at 9am. The autograph sessions will begin at 10am – the celebrities will visit both Elite Fitness Concepts and Zero’s Subs providing an opportunity for fans to meet the special guests. Darrell Green will be signing autographs at Elite Fitness Concepts from 10-10:30am and then at Zero’s Subs from 10:30-11am. Mike Sellers, James Thrash and other Redskins players will be available for autographs starting at 11am at both locations as well. Crowds are expected, so fans are encouraged to arrive early.

    During the day, Zero’s will be providing food samples to visitors to both Elite Fitness Concepts and Zero’s Subs. Elite Fitness Concepts will provide a tour to visitors of their new facility with fitness demonstrations and activities for the kids.

    “When Elite Fitness Concepts and Zero’s Subs first discussed working together on a combined Grand Opening, the objective was clear - a focus on our customers and community,” said a Zero’s Subs spokesman. “We are honored by the commitment of Mr. Green and the other celebrities to participate in our event. It provides an opportunity for Washington Redskins fans to meet players and, at the same time, several charitable organizations will benefit from the proceeds. “

    A nominal entrance fee will be charged to enter the autograph signing sessions and all proceeds will be donated to charity. Additionally, a raffle for a variety of gift certificates and other prizes will start prior to the event and will run through the Grand Opening celebration. A silent auction will be held and includes an autographed Alex Ovechkin jersey and autographed items from Washington Nationals stars Ryan Zimmerman and Adam Dunn. The items will be on display and available for bidding prior to the Grand Opening. All proceeds from the Grand Opening event will be donated to the Darrell Greene Foundation, the ziMS Foundation and Loudoun Interfaith Relief, Inc.

    For more information, contact Elite Fitness Concepts at 703.723.0075 or Zero’s Subs at 703.858.9002.
  2. PowerPlay

    PowerPlay Member

    Oct 13, 2008
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    I heard Thrash got cut today from the Skins. Should definitely get out to see him.

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