Belz Factory Outlet World – Lakeland Hosts
Benefit For The Tennessee Tornadoes Softball Team

Proceeds from "Memphis Collectors Show"
Raise Money for Local Girl's Softball Team

Lakeland, TN (April 20, 2001) – Belz Factory Outlet World - Lakeland will host the "Memphis Collectors Show" to raise money for the local girl's softball team, the Tennessee Tornadoes. The fundraiser will take place Saturday, May 12th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the center court of Belz Factory Outlet World in Lakeland.

Items to be silently auctioned at the event include autographs from well-known movie stars and sports figures, dinners and hotel accommodations at area restaurants and hotels, and many other unusual items. Tornadoes Coach Ben Lipsey will be on hand to take bids and to award winners their collectible items.

In addition, more than thirty dealers will be available from Friday, May 18th through Sunday, May 20th to buy, sell and trade merchandise such as Beanie Babies, sports cards, coins, movie posters and stamps.

"This is a wonderful opportunity for shoppers to pick up some unique merchandise while supporting a worthy cause," says Andrew J. Groveman, President of Belz Enterprises' Factory Outlet Division. "We hope everyone joins us for the silent auction on Saturday."

Located at 3536 Canada Road in Lakeland, Tennessee, Belz Factory Outlet World offers the finest shopping experience with key tenants such as Bass Company Store, Big Dog Sportswear and Perfumania.

Belz Factory Outlet World - Lakeland is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

With headquarters in Memphis, Tenn., Belz Enterprises is a multi-faceted real estate development company with more than 25 million square feet of property, including more than 40 shopping complexes, ranging from community shopping centers to regional malls, as well as industrial/warehouse/distribution facilities and developments, office parks and corporate campuses, hotels such as The Peabody Hotels in Memphis and Orlando, and residential developments.