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Flyers to Welcome 25-Millionth Fan

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers
The Philadelphia Flyers will welcome their 25-millionth fan on Saturday, November 5, when they host the Atlanta Thrashers at the Wachovia Center beginning at 7 p.m. The Flyers will present the lucky fan with "millions" of gifts, literally.


"The Flyers have the best fans in all of sports. Having started the team in 1967, I couldn't possibly imagine that someday we would be welcoming our 25-millionth fan," said Flyers Chairman and Governor Ed Snider. Snider is also Chairman of Comcast-Spectacor.

Upon entering the Wachovia Center, Snider will present the 25-millionth fan with a team-signed Flyers jersey which reads 'Million' on the back with No. 25. In addition, the Flyers will shower the 25-millionth fan with confetti as the lucky entrant proceeds down the orange carpet under the spotlights.

The lucky fan will also receive:

·Men's limited edition Lochman watch in black graphite dial/automatic, which retails for just under $1,000, courtesy of Bernie Robbins Fine Jewelery
·A Sharp Aquos flat-screen HD-LCD television
·Prime Rate interest for a day on $25 Million courtesy of the Flyers
·Round-trip airfare for two courtesy of Southwest Airlines
·Accommodations for an eight-day, seven-night stay in Florida, courtesy of Celebration World Resort, including passes to Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando
·Catered balcony suite at the Wachovia Center for a future Flyers game
·Meet -and-Greet with the Flyers and locker room tour at a future Flyers game
·Limousine ride and dinner for four in Victors Club at Wachovia Center to future Flyers game
·Attend Flyers Head Coach Ken Hitchcock5s post-game press conference at future Flyers game
·Ride the Zamboni during intermission of the Flyers/Thrashers game on Saturday, November 5
·In-game recognition during the Flyers/Thrashers game on Saturday, November 5
·Will be featured of www.philadelphiaflyers.com

ESince Day One our fans have always been an integral part of our organization," said Flyers President Ron Ryan. "This is truly a remarkable achievement for our club to be welcoming its 25-millionth fan. We're looking for a very memorable night to mark the occasion."
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