Andrew J. Groveman   
Belz Enterprises
The Tower at Peabody Place
100 Peabody Place/Suite 1400
Memphis, TN 38103

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Public Relations, Tel: 212/843-8088            
Dawn Rowan


Belz Factory Outlet World’s Back-To-School Celebration In Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV (July 29, 1999) -- In an effort to both entertain and educate shoppers, Belz Factory Outlet World - Las Vegas is hosting a back-to-school celebration on Saturday, August 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It’s an opportunity for students of all ages to get prepared for the upcoming school year.

The Clark County Health Department will offer free immunization for preschool through college students. Clark County School System students will have the chance to sign up for free coupons and passes to museums and attractions in Nevada, with visits from some of their mascots. Representatives from the Clark County School System’s Elementary, Secondary Schools, Community Relations, School Zoning, Transportation Division and School Building Program will also be present.

"We hold this event annually to educate both parents and children about important safety measures in an entertaining way," says Andrew J. Groveman, President of the Factory Outlet Division of Belz Enterprises. "All families are encouraged to attend this celebration in order to be well prepared for the upcoming school year."

The event will be visited by several educational alliances such as D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), C.R.A.V.E. (Cops Racing Against Violence through Education), McGruff, the crime dog, Las Vegas Metro Police Representatives, UNLV, CCSN, and the Clark County Fire Department, along with their fire engine display and 911 booth. Adding to the fun will be Star Trek characters, who will be present to entertain children of all ages.

Located at 7400 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Belz Factory Outlet World - Las Vegas offers the finest back-to-school shopping experience with key tenants such as Off 5th - Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet, Reebok, Nike and Nautica. Shoppers will surely find everything to suit their back-to-school needs from backpacks to new clothes in Belz’s over 155 factory outlet stores.

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

With headquarters in Memphis, Tenn., Belz is a leading developer and manager of factory outlet malls nationwide. In addition to Las Vegas, Belz Enterprises developed and manages factory outlet worlds in Lakeland and Pigeon Forge, Tenn. and Orlando, Fla., where the company also operates Belz Designer Outlet Centre. Belz developed and operates the 100 Oaks Mall in Nashville, Tenn., as well. Currently under development is one of Belz’s premier projects, "Festival Bay at International Drive", a 1.1 million square foot lifestyle retail complex in Orlando, Fla. Additionally, the company recently opened a Belz Factory Outlet World in historic St. Augustine, Fla. and it is developing the first factory outlet mall in Puerto Rico. Furthermore, Belz owns and manages a group of premier hotels, including the flagship Peabody Hotels in Memphis and Orlando.

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