(Philadelphia, PA - September 26, 2007) The Comcast-Spectacor Foundation today announced the Flyers Wives Fight for Lives Carnival will be held at the Wachovia Center on Sunday, February 24, 2008, from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. There will be a special early admission session from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. Tickets at $37, which includes the special two-hour early admission from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m., or general admission tickets (2 p.m. until 5 p.m.) at $20 for adults and $15 for children under 12, will go on sale on Saturday, September 29 at 12 p.m. exclusively through ComcastTIX at 1-800-298-4200, at the Wachovia Center Box Office or on line at ComcastTIX.com. In addition, the Foundation will begin selling autographs and/or photographs with select players, including Simon Gagne, Danny Briere, Mike Knuble, Scott Hartnell, Martin Biron, Kimmo Timonen and Scottie Upshall. Presold photographs are $27 while presold autographs are $22. The Foundation is also selling Shot on Goal opportunities on both a Flyers and a Phantoms goalie at $17.
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Comcast-Spectacor (comcast-spectacor.com) is the Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company which owns the Philadelphia Flyers (NHL), the Philadelphia 76ers (NBA), the Philadelphia Phantoms (AHL), the two arenas in which their teams play, the Wachovia Center and Wachovia Spectrum, four Flyers Skate Zone community ice skating and hockey rinks and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. In addition, Comcast-Spectacor is also the principal owner of Global Spectrum, the fastest growing firm in the public assembly management field with more than 60 facilities throughout the United States and Canada; Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage service provider; New Era Tickets, a ticketing and marketing company for public assembly facilities; Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company; and 3601 Creative Group, a full-service in-house advertising agency. In a partnership with Disson Skating, Comcast-Spectacor annually produces 10 nationally televised figure skating spectaculars on NBC.