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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESt. Louis Blues officials confirmed to join Springfield celebration
St. Louis Blues owner Tom Stillman, president/CEO Chris Zimmerman, general manager David Otto and former U.S. Senator Jack Danforth will be joining the festivities in Springfield Oct. 10 as St. Louis Blues Day in Springfield continues to evolve. Springfield Mayor Ken McClure announced last week that Oct. 10 will officially be St. Louis Blues Day in Springfield, with a couple of opportunities to view the historic Stanley Cup throughout the day.
The “Cup” Tour:
3 – 5:30 p.m. – Kick off the Blues Day celebration at the Grandaddy of All Outdoor Stores! Bring your friends and family to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World to be a part of this historic event and take a FREE photo with the Stanley Cup. Fans will be served on a first come, first served basis.
“Bass Pro Shops is excited to host the most legendary trophy in all of sports at our flagship outdoor store,” said Lee Beasley, General Manager of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World. “As the number one tourist destination in Missouri, we proudly welcome and invite all fans to join us for this historic celebration and opportunity of a lifetime to pose with the Stanley Cup and celebrate our world champion St. Louis Blues.”
7:30 p.m. – The “Cup” will be on display at Harbell’s and Falstaff’s and in Park Central West. A street party will take place 6 – 11 p.m. at Park Central West, with music, live entertainment, and viewing of the St. Louis Blues at Ottawa Senators on multiple screens.
Around 8:30 – 11 p.m. – The “Cup” will be displayed on an outdoor stage in Park Central West.
12 a.m. – The “Cup” goes to bed. (It has a curfew)
David Ott, St. Louis Blues DirectorCora Scott, City of SpringfieldJoe Passanise, Wampler & Passanise
Abou Ben Adhem ShrineBass Pro Shops Outdoor WorldCity of SpringfieldDowntown Community Improvement DistrictFalstaff’s LocalHarbell’s Bar & GrillFox Sports MidwestGreene CountyGreene County Sheriff’s OfficeJordan Valley Ice Park and the Springfield-Greene County Park BoardKOLR 10MediacomMissouri State UniversityMissouri State Ice BearsOTCSpringfield Area Chamber of CommerceSpringfield Fire DepartmentSpringfield Police DepartmentSpringfield Sertoma
Corporate Sponsors Bass Pro Shops Outdoor WorldEpic StrategiesGreat Southern BankJared OutdoorLoren Cook companyStan Melton and Missouri State Hockey ClubO’Reilly Hospitality ManagementRally HouseSpringfield SertomaWil Fischer Companies (Bud Light – the official beer of the St. Louis Blues)
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For more information, visit SGFBluesDay.com or contact Cora Scott, Director of Public Information & Civic Engagement, City of Springfield, Missouri, at 417-380-3352 or CScott@SpringfieldMo.Gov and Jack Wlezien, Director of Communications, Bass Pro Group, at 417-873-5022 or JJWlezien@basspro.com.