Hamilton Place Marks 30th Anniversary With Proclamation From Mayor Berke, 2 Days Of 80’s Themed Celebratory Events

Friday, August 4, 2017

Celebrations for Hamilton Place’s 30th Anniversary kicked off Friday morning with an event featuring executives from CBL Properties; Hamilton County Mayor, Jim Coppinger; City of Chattanooga Mayor, Andy Berke; and pop sensation Tiffany. 
 
The morning’s festivities began with opening remarks from Stephen Lebovitz, president & CEO of CBL, owner and developer of Hamilton Place. “The success of Hamilton Place has far exceeded our expectations. We are thankful for the community’s support over the last 30 years and we are looking forward serving the Chattanooga area for many years to come,” Mr. Lebovitz stated.
 
Mayor Coppinger commented on the vast economic impact of Hamilton Place to the Chattanooga area and to wrap up the event, Mayor Berke proclaimed Aug. 4, 2017, “Hamilton Place Day”. 
 
The first 300 shoppers in line on Friday morning received an exclusive custom Hamilton Place drawstring backpack with a mystery gift card and exclusive offers from Hamilton Place retailers. Celebrations continue throughout the weekend with a variety of family-friendly events, activities, and giveaways.
 
Friday Events:
10 a.m.-7 p.m. -  VIP Lounge featuring food samples from Abuelo’s, Chicken Salad Chick, and Firebirds 

Fashion segments with Kim Coulter, Chattanooga model and stylist
 Location: lower level next to Build-A-Bear Workshop
 
All day Register to win a $300 shopping spree
 Location: Tourist Information Desk
 
All day Donate to Make-A-Wish Foundation of East Tennessee and receive a slice of the 30-foot cookie cake from Great American Cookie 
 Location: Center Court
 
Saturday Events:
8 a.m. - 80’s Xpress 5K benefitting the YMCA
 Race begins and ends at Academy Sports
 Race information: http://www.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=9071 
 
10 a.m. - “Shop with a Cop” 
 30 children from YMCA will be treated to $100 back-to-school shopping spree
 Location: Academy Sports & Outdoors
 
10 a.m.-7 p.m. - VIP Lounge featuring food samples from Abuelo’s, Chicken Salad Chick, and Firebirds 

Fashion segments with Kim Coulter, Chattanooga model and stylist
 Location: lower level next to Build-A-Bear Workshop
 
11 a.m.-3 p.m. - DJ featuring all 80’s music, hourly contests and gift card giveaways
 Location: Center Court
 
1 p.m. - Dillard’s Fashion Show
 Location: Center Court 
 
2 p.m. - Tiffany performs
 Location: Center Court
 
All day Donate to Make-A-Wish Foundation of East Tennessee and receive a slice of the 30 foot cookie cake from Great American Cookie
 Location: Center Court



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