Las Vegas, NV (July 31, 2001) – Belz Factory Outlet World - Las Vegas is hosting a back-to-school celebration on Saturday, August 4th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festivities will kick off with a live remote from radio station KLUC–FM, which will be on hand from 10 a.m. to noon to play music and give away prizes. A fire truck and race cars will also be on display throughout the event.

Shoppers who spend a total of $100 or more during the six-hour celebration are invited to stop by the information booth in the green food court to receive one free collegiate backpack per customer, courtesy of Belz, while supplies last.

The Clark County Health Department will also offer free immunizations for
pre-school through college students. Clark County School District students will have the chance to sign up for free coupons and passes to museums and attractions in Nevada. Representatives from the Clark County School System, Community Relations, School Zoning and Transportation Division will also be present.

"We hold this event annually to educate both parents and children about critical safety issues in a manner that is fun and entertaining for the children," said 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, Clark County School District, and the Clark County Fire Department, along with their fire engine display and 911 booth. Adding to the fun will be a storytelling session open to 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 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.