Basketball legend to sign free autographs on Sept. 27 at the new Samís Club - Pearland
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Samís Club and General Mills have announced that they will host a Member Appreciation event at the new Samís Club - Pearland on Thursday, Sept 27, from 6-8 p.m. As part of the dayís celebration, University of Houston Cougar and Houston Rocketsí Legend Elvin Hayes will meet with fans and sign free autographs.
The associates at the Samís Club - Pearland look forward to serving the community with top of the line service all year long and are excited to hosting Hayes at 15800 S. Freeway in Pearland.
As The Sporting News College Basketball Player of the Year in 1967, Hayes was the first selection of the 1968 NBA Draft by the San Diego Rockets. The ďBig EĒ average 21 points per game over his illustrious 16-year career, including a stint with the Houston Rockets. Hayes was elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1990 and named one of the NBAís 50 greatest players in 1996.
ďWe encourage fans to join us for a fun and exciting day,Ē said Randall Yarborough, Samís Club manager of the Pearland location. ďThis event is our way of thanking the community for their patronage of our numerous clubs in the area. We are excited and look forward to seeing all the smiling faces of Pearland and surrounding communities, as we welcome Houston legend Elvin Hayes to our new location.Ē
Samís Club members and guests are welcomed and encouraged to visit the Pearland location at any time throughout the day. Autographs are limited to one per person and are only guaranteed for the first 120 people in line.
WHO: Elvin Hayes, University of Houston and Houston Rockets Legend
WHAT: Customer Appreciation Autograph Appearance with Elvin Hayes
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 27, 6-8 p.m.
WHERE: Samís Club - Pearland Ė 15800 S. Freeway Pearland, TX 77584
About General Mills
One of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Hšagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Progresso, Yoplait, Cascadian Farm, Muir Glen, and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2010 global net sales of US $16 billion, including the companyís $1.2 billion proportionate share of joint venture net sales.
About Samís Club
Samís Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nationís eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club offering superior products and services to more than 47 million members in clubs across the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. Members save an average of 30 percent over grocery and specialty retailers. To learn more about Savings Made SimpleSM, visit SamsClub.com, and look for Samís Club on Twitter and Facebook.