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

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Santa Gives Away Free Toys from the Live Country Music Video Truck

Nashville, TN (November 12, 1999) -- 100 Oaks Mall, in conjunction with KB Toy Outlet, will host a celebration to kick-off the holiday season on Saturday, November 20th. At 12 p.m., The Ashland City Cowboys Cheerleaders, ages 4 through 12, will give a live performance in front of the food court to get shoppers “in the spirit” for Santa’s grand arrival. At 1 p.m., Santa Claus will enter 100 Oaks Mall from the grand entrance parking lot by way of the WSM Radio Live Country Music Video Truck.

The Ashland City Cowboys Cheerleaders will parade Santa throughout 100 Oaks Mall, where he will give away free toys to shoppers. In addition, WSM Radio will announce the winner of its “Millennium Giveaway,” a prize package that includes tickets for two to a special “Year 2000” celebration at Opryland.

Throughout the holiday season, children can have their photograph taken with Santa Claus for a nominal fee. Santa and his helpers will be at 100 Oaks Mall on:

  • Tuesday, November 23rd - 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 24th - 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Fridays - 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sundays - 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

“After cheering on Santa’s arrival, shoppers can get an early start on their holiday shopping at stores such as Off 5th - Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet, Reebok and Burlington Coat Factory,” says Andrew J. Groveman, Senior Vice President of Belz Enterprises.

Located at 719 Thompson Lane in Nashville, Tennessee, 100 Oaks Mall offers the finest holiday shopping experience. Built by Belz Enterprises in 1967, 100 Oaks Mall is the second enclosed mall to have been built in the Southeast.

100 Oaks Mall is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sundays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

With headquarters in Memphis, Tenn., Belz Enterprises developed and manages 100 Oaks Mall. In addition, Belz is also a leading developer and manager of factory outlet malls nationwide in Lakeland and Pigeon Forge, Tenn., Las Vegas, Nev. and Orlando, Fla. Additionally, the company recently opened a Belz Factory Outlet World in historic St. Augustine, Fla. and it is developing the first enclosed factory outlet mall in Puerto Rico. 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, Florida. Furthermore, Belz owns and manages a group of premier hotels, including the flagship Peabody Hotels in Memphis and Orlando.

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