SIXERS ADD APPEARANCE BY 76ERS PLAYER MAURICE HARKLESS
TO ANNUAL BEACH BASH, PRESENTED BY KIA MOTORS,
IN AVALON, N.J. ON SATURDAY, JULY 21
PHILADELPHIA, PA. – JULY 16, 2012 – The Philadelphia 76ers have added an appearance by 76ers player Maurice Harkless to their 13th annual Beach Bash, presented by Kia Motors America (KMA), Proud Partner of the Philadelphia 76ers. The event takes place on Saturday, July 21 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Jack’s Place in Avalon, N.J. (3601 Ocean Drive, Avalon, N.J. 08202).
Harkless will be available for autographs and photos throughout the event.
A donation will be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia, which serves more than 13,000 children and teens at 12 club locations in Greater Philadelphia. Several of the children who take part in Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia activities also will attend Sixers Beach Bash.
At Beach Bash, fans can take part in a raffle to win a suite for 18 people at a 2012-13 Sixers game, along with an in-game visit from the Sixers Dream Team and Sixers Flight Squad; a tour of the Wells Fargo Center led by 76ers Ambassador of Basketball World B. Free; autographed merchandise; a customized jersey for the winner, and more. Raffle tickets are $5 per ticket, and $20 for five tickets.
The 2012-13 Sixers Dream Team will also perform for the first time in public on the outdoor stage. The team was named exclusively on SIXERS.COM on Friday, July 13 following their final auditions event (direct link to the new team here: www.sixers.com/dreamteam).
For the first time, family attractions at Beach Bash will include a Ferris wheel and carousel, as well as several returning bounce rides and competitive carnival games with Sixers-themed prizes. Children can enjoy unlimited access to these games and rides by purchasing the $10 All-Day Kids Package on-site, which includes a Sixers water bottle and bag.
Beach Bash also will feature a 21-and-over bar area inside Jack’s Place for fans with an admission fee of $10.
Full-season ticket plans for the 2012-13 Regular Season are on sale now online at SIXERS.COM, by phone at 215-339-7676 or in person at the Wells Fargo Center box office.
ABOUT THE PHILADELPHIA 76ERS:
The Philadelphia 76ers are one of the elite franchises in the National Basketball Association and have achieved the third most wins in league history, as well as the third most playoff appearances of any team in the NBA along with three World Championships. Some of the greatest players ever to play the game have appeared in a 76ers uniform. The Philadelphia 76ers are owned by an investor syndicate led by prominent financier Joshua Harris and play home games in Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center.