Belz Factory Outlet World – Lakeland
Hosts Back-to-School Boogie

Lakeland, TN (August 1, 2001) -- Belz Factory Outlet World - Lakeland will host a back-to-school "boogie" featuring free merchandise and entertainment on Saturday, August 11th. Festivities start at Center Court from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with the distribution of free back-to-school tote bags for shoppers spending more than $25, while supplies last. Sponsors The Shelby Sun Times and the Memphis Riverkings will distribute the bags, which contain coupons toward the Riverkings' eagerly anticipated 2001/2002 season games.

World-famous Elvis impersonator David Crews will take the stage at the Outlet's Memorabalia Store from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to entertain shoppers with live musical performances, and to autograph free pictures with "the King." Shoppers are also invited to indulge in Elvis' trademark peanut butter and banana sandwiches, courtesy of Belz.

"This will be the best back-to-school event we've ever had," said Andrew J. Groveman, President of Belz Enterprises' Factory Outlet Division. "We hope shoppers will find all of their back-to-school needs here, and at the same time have lots of fun."

Located at 3536 Canada Road in Lakeland, Tennessee, Belz Factory Outlet World offers the finest back-to-school shopping experience with key tenants such as Old Time Pottery, The Stockroom, Nike, Bass Company Store, Big Dog Sportswear and Perfumania. Shoppers can find everything to suit their back-to-school needs from backpacks and lunch boxes to name-brand clothing.

Belz Factory Outlet World - Lakeland is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sunday 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.