Olate Dogs Featured As Meijer State Games Of Michigan Hosts Opening Ceremonies Festivities At Fifth Third Ballpark

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OLATE DOGS FEATURED AS MEIJER STATE GAMES OF MICHIGAN HOSTS OPENING CEREMONIES FESTIVITIES AT FIFTH THIRD BALLPARK (4500 WEST RIVER DR., COMSTOCK PARK, MI 49321)

***MULTIPLE INTERVIEW, PHOTO & VIDEO OPPORTUNITIES***

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AT FIFTH THIRD BALLPARK:

  • Olate Dogs interview opportunities available starting at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2016
  • Olympic Day: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
  • Athlete Village: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Opening Ceremonies: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

OLYMPIC DAY DETAILS:

Meijer State Games of Michigan (MSGOM) – Olympic Day will kick off opening ceremonies on Friday, June 24, 2016 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. with over 50 kids from the Mary Free Bed YMCA participating in events and meeting Olympian Gary Morgan.

           OLYMPIAN IN ATTENDANCE:

  • Gary Morgan (1988 Olympian, race walk)

 

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:

  • One-on-one interviews with Olympians and event coordinators will be accommodated immediately after the event.

 

ATHLETE VILLAGE DETAILS:

Meijer State Games of Michigan Athlete Village, presented by Funny Business Entertainment Agency will take place on Friday, June 24, 2016 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. The event will include entertainment by 105.3 Hot FM, the Grand Rapids Drive, Audacious Hoops, and T.C. Paintball along with an Olate Dogs booth for attendees to visit.

OLYMPIANS IN ATTENDANCE:

  • Gary Morgan (1988 Olympian, race walk)
  • Emory Clark (1964 Olympian, rowing)

 

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES

  • One-on-one interviews with Olympians and event coordinators can be made available during the event between 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

 

OPENING CEREMONIES DETAILS:

Meijer State Games of Michigan Opening Ceremonies program running on Friday, June 24, 2016 from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. will be highlighted by a performance by 2012 America’s Got Talent winner the Olate Dogs, presented by Fox Motors.

OLYMPIANS IN ATTENDANCE:

  • Pam Kruse (1968 Olympian, swimming)
  • Kevin Miller (1988 Olympian, hockey)
  • Gary Morgan (1988 Olympian, race walk)
  • Emory Clark (1964 Olympian, rowing)
  • Mike Knuble (2006 Olympian, hockey)

 

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Interviews with Nicholas and Richard Olate of the Olate Dogs can be accommodated after 6 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2016.
  • Interview opportunities with the Executive Director of the Meijer State Games of Michigan and President of the West Michigan Sports Commission will be available throughout the day on Friday, June 24, 2016.

                       

CONTACT:       Jesse Campbell, Meijer State Games, jcampbell@westmisports.com, C: 616-914-2950

                          Eric Engelbarts, Meijer State Games, eengelbarts@westmisports.com, C: 616-826-4385

Media Contacts

West Michigan Sports Commission

Katy Tigchelaar

Kim Skeltis, Blue Blaze PR

Meijer State Games of Michigan

Eric Engelbarts, II

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