SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment (SSE) and the Florida Department Of Transportation (FDOT) announced today that the Florida Panthers-Carolina Hurricanes game on Sunday, Dec. 18 will be “alcohol free” in support of FDOT’s “Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The game is a Family Fun Sunday presented by your South Florida Chevy Dealers.
“The Florida Panthers are honored to support the ‘Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over’ campaign with this unique initiative on Dec. 18,” said SSE president & COO Michael R. Yormark. “Our organization is committed to helping FDOT prevent impaired driving in our local community and beyond.”
In support of the campaign, all concessions on the Plaza and Upper Level will be closed for alcohol sales, including Svedka Bar and Panther Bar (Suite Level). All other clubs and restaurants (ADT Club, Patron Club, Black Velvet Lounge, Duffy’s Sky Club) are serving alcohol. The Black Velvet Lounge is open to all partons. Alcohol consumption will be confined to those areas.
The campaign is also being supported with public address announcements, centerhung scoreboard exposure, XFINITY LobbyVision messaging, live reads on Sports Radio WQAM, and more. Information On Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over
Each year nearly 11,000 people die on the road due to drunk driving. In order to stop this deadly epidemic, police in every State and most U.S. towns and cities will be out in full force from mid-August through Labor Day looking out for drunk drivers. Cops are cracking down on drunk drivers. And they'll see you before you see them.
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. Home to more than 200 events annually and the Florida Panthers hockey club, the Broward County-owned BankAtlantic Center welcomes more than two million guests each year.