Watch the Bulls’ Rose and Noah vs. the Hawks’ Kane and Burish in Nintendo Wii
WHO: Derrick Rose, Bulls Guard
Patrick Kane, Blackhawks Right Wing
Joakim Noah, Bulls Center/Forward
Adam Burish, Blackhawks Right Wing
Jerry Reinsdorf, Bulls Chairman
Rocky Wirtz, Blackhawks Chairman
Ellen Costello, Harris Bankcorp, Inc. CEO
WHAT: The United Center and Harris will unveil on Wednesday, September 17 an exclusive club for fans to experience Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks games – the Harris Club.
Beginning at 12 p.m., Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf, Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz, Harris Bankcorp CEO Ellen Costello along with Bulls players Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah as well as Blackhawks players Patrick Kane and Adam Burish will be on hand for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony and luncheon to debut the new Club.
In honor of the Club opening, Patrick Kane, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2007 NHL Draft, will take on Derrick Rose, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, in a game of Nintendo Wii basketball that is featured in the Club. Additionally, Joakim Noah will face off against Adam Burish in the Nintendo Wii hockey.
WHEN: Wednesday, September 17, 12- 2 pm
WHERE: United Center (Harris Club), 1901 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60612
ABOUT CLUB: Located in the west end of the United Center’s Club Suite Level, the Harris Club offers fans for the first time a luxurious executive suite experience at a fraction of the cost of suite ownership. Membership also includes:
· 45 Bulls and 44 Blackhawks pre-season and regular season home games
· Buffet-style dining with all beverages included at no additional charge
· One parking pass for every two seats purchased
· Three bars located within the Club
· Lounge atmosphere with couches, flat screen TVs, pool table, Nintendo Wii
MEDIA NOTE: Parking is available in the United Center’s Lot H and all media should enter at Gate 4. Lunch will be provided for all media attending.
Interested media members should contact 312.455.4113 or firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for credentials.