Andrew J. Groveman
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PEABODY PLACE ENTERTAINMENT AND RETAIL CENTER COMMEMORATES ELVIS WEEK 2003 WITH SPECIAL ART GALLERY AND ENTERTAINMENT
MEMPHIS, TN (August 6, 2003) - Peabody Place Entertainment and Retail Center will commemorate Elvis Week 2003, August 9th-17th, with a gallery display of Elvis artwork, autograph signings by Elvis Week 2003 poster artist and Elvis tribute performances.
"Elvis Week 2003 is important to the people of Memphis and others across the nation. At Peabody Place Entertainment and Retail Center, we are excited to be a part of the festivities to commemorate the life Elvis Presley," said Andy Groveman, senior vice president of Belz Enterprises, owner of Peabody Place Entertainment and Retail Center.
As part of the Graceland week of events, a special Elvis Week gallery will be set up in Peabody Place Retail and Entertainment Center to display Elvis-themed artwork by award-winning artist Joe Petruccio, designer and illustrator of the official Elvis Week 2003 poster. Visitors may have their Elvis Week 2003 posters autographed by Joe Petruccio during a special Graceland-sponsored reception Tuesday, August 12, 2003, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The gallery is located next to Napoli Pizza and open daily from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. during Elvis Week 2003. Admission to the gallery is free to the public.
In addition, Joe Kent, an incredible Elvis-tribute performer, will entertain visitors at the Center with two shows daily on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, August 12, 14 and 15. Show times are 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. After each show, he will be available for photos and autographs.
About Belz Enterprises
Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, Belz Enterprises is a leading innovator in real estate development with interests throughout the Southern United States, including Peabody Place Entertainment and Retail Center at 150 Peabody Place. Throughout the nation, Belz develops, owns and/or manages more than 30 million square feet of industrial/warehouse/distribution centers, shopping centers, office buildings, mixed-use centers and corporate campuses. The company also owns a group of premier hotels including The Peabody Hotels in Memphis, Orlando and Little Rock. Additional information about Belz Enterprises is available at www.belz.com .