SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that Pillar Partner XFINITY has become the title sponsor of the Florida Panthers Summer Tour, a new program that will bring fans and new business prospects face-to-face with Panthers GM Dale Tallon or other personalities and executives during a variety of local events including luncheons, golf outings, rink appearances, public park visits, and more. The XFINITY Florida Panthers Summer Tour is part of the Florida Panthers Offseason presented by JetBlue.
The Panthers are heading toward one of the most exciting offseasons in franchise history with the search for a new head coach, the No. 3 overall pick at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft on June 24 in Minnesota and free agency flexibility.
During the exciting offseason, the XFINITY Panthers Summer Tour will help the organization continue to reach out to the local community with a diverse schedule of events throughout the tri-county area and also west to the Naples/Ft. Myers area as well. Fans attending XFINITY Panthers Summer Tour events will have the opportunity to meet with team sales representatives to discuss ticket packages and seat locations for the 2011-12 season and more.
The XFINITY Panthers Summer Tour began Tuesday, May 17 when Tallon teed it up with prospects at the Panthers Premium Seating Golf Outing. The Tour will also include:
- Prospect Golf Outings (Tues. May 17, Tues. July 19)
- Prospect Luncheons (Tues. May 24, Tues. June 14, Tues. June 21, Tues. July 12)
- Rink Tour (Sat. June 11 at Kendall Ice Arena, Sun. July 10 at Pines Ice Arena, Sun. July 24 at Glacier Ice & Snow Arena, Sat. August 13 at Palm Beach Ice Works)
- Park Visits (Sat. June 18 at Pine Trails Park, Sat. July 16 at Sanborne Square, Sat. August 20 at Weston Regional Park, Sat. Sept. 3 at Huizenga Plaza)
Every XFINITY Panthers Summer Tour Stop will feature at least one team personality including GM Dale Tallon, Assistant GM Michael Santos, broadcasters Randy Moller, Steve Goldstein or Billy Lindsay, President & COO Michael Yormark, Panthers Alumni or others.
The rink tour and park visits will also feature the Panthers Patrol inflatable games and tricked out Party Mobiles.
For more information or to attend a XFINITY Panthers Summer Tour event fans and prospects are encouraged to check back to FloridaPanthers.com or contact Panthers Grassroots Marketing Director Lynsie Estes at firstname.lastname@example.org
XFINITY is a longtime sponsor and a Pillar Partner of Sunrise Sports & Entertainment. About Comcast Corporation:
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