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Grossmont center KickS off the season with SNOW flurries AND Apples

WHAT: Tthe fun begins at 8am on Black Friday when all stores open. Then, throughout the day the center will give away (3) iPads and (25) $50 Grossmont Center gift cards at 10am, 1pm and 4pm. To participate you must be 18 years or older and enter one hour only prior to the time of each drawing. For complete details and rules, refer to grossmontcenter.com. At 6:00pm it gets very exciting with the annual tree lighting ceremony festivities and the first of the season snow flurries. It’s Flurries of Fun this holiday season at Grossmont Center beginning this Friday through December 29th with fun events, giveaways, and new amusements. Be sure to check the website for upcoming festivities not to be missed.

WHEN:          Friday, November 29, 2013  

HOURS:        8am – 9pm.

WHERE:        Grossmont Shopping Center, La Mesa. 

Media Contact:

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ultimate man giveaway 

WHAT: Father’s Day is June 16th and what guy doesn’t want an Ultimate Man Cave?  Grossmont Center, 101KGB, Jerome’s Furniture and San Diego Grill Pros are giving away a Rockin Hideaway with a 3D Flatscreen T.V., Power Recliner, Weber BBQ Grill and more! See it all at the man cave display located across from Charlotte Russe.  101 Qualifiers, 101 Remote Controls, One Very Lucky Winner.  Adults 18+ can enter to qualify May 16 thru June 5 at the Man Cave across from Charlotte Russe by scanning the QR code with your smartphone, or in person at mall customer service.  And, listen to 101KGB to call in to qualify. Mark your calendar for the LIVE Click Off on June 8th 12:00pm – 2:00pm.  Live 101KGB broadcast, Live music by the Cat-illacs, Complementary Taco Bar and Classic Car Show.  A great time for the entire family! . 

WHEN:         May 15, 2013 – June 5, 2013  

WHERE:       Across from Charlotte Russe at Grossmont Center.         

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:         www.grossmontcenter.com  

Media Contact: 

Tracie Plefka, Marketing Director, Grossmont Center 

(619) 465-2900 x112 

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MOTHER DAUGHTER LOOK-A-LIKE CONTEST

WHAT: Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12th, and Grossmont Shopping Center is giving away three ways to spend the day with your Mom or Daughter. Enter and submit a photo of the both of you at www.facebook.com/grossmontcenter or from your smart phone at  http://bit.ly/12MPSL4. Three winners will be awarded based on the voting process on Facebook. Prizes include, Grand Prize - Taste of Spa At Avia Salon & Day Spa, Mother and Daughter will each enjoy, Steam Shower, Salt Glow, 1Hr Swedish Massage,1Hr European Facial and Lunch. And, a $50 Grossmont Center Gift Card. 2nd Prize - Girls Day at the Mall Mother and Daughter each receive a $100 Grossmont Center Gift Card and a $25 Casa De Pico Gift Card. 3rd Prize - Just Kick’n it with Mom Day Mother and Daughter will enjoy a Glamour Deluxe Manicure & Pedicure at Spa & Co and receive a $10 Starbucks Gift Card and a Reading Cinema Movie Pass

 Contest Instructions 

Submit a photo of the two of you (Mother/Daughter) by April 24. Voting starts April 25. The top 3 vote-getters will be named Grand Prize Winners, 2nd Prize Winners and 3rd Prize Winners. Voting ends May 8th and Winner announced May 9th.

 WHEN:             Photo Submissions April 11, 2013 – April 24, 2013   

WHERE:           www.facebook.com/grossmontcenter or  http://bit.ly/12MPSL4.          

 ADDITIONAL DETAILS:         www.grossmontcenter.com 

Media Contact: 

Tracie Plefka, Marketing Director, Grossmont Center 

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GROSSMONT CENTER TO KICK OF SEASON WITH APPLES

Unique and not to be missed Holiday décor at Grossmont Center. Bright colored pencil trees, retro colored lights, peace signs and more, as the center continues their nostalgic memories of the holidays in the 1960’s. Santa arrives at 11:00a.m. and will be in Macy’s Courtyard through Christmas Eve for pictures for purchase. At 5:30p.m. the 18’ Christmas tree will be lit by Santa at the annual tree lighting ceremony to include free refreshments, giveaways for kids and entertainment by the Salvation Army brass ensemble. But, the fun begins earlier that day beginning at 7am with iPad and gift card giveaways. The center will giveaway an iPad at 9am, 1pm and 5pm, in addition to gift cards to Bath & Body Works and Starbucks. For complete details on giveaways and all events, visit www.grossmontcenter.com

WHEN:                   Day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 23, 2012  

MALL HOURS:     All stores open 8am – 8pm. Department stores and restaurant hours vary.  

WHERE:                Grossmont Shopping Center, La Mesa.          

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shop for school and smart student tips 

what: Back to School Fair and Fashion Show with local business Performance Bikes, Sylvan Learning Centers, City of La Mesa Parks & Recreation, La Mesa Police Department, Kashi and many more! Radio Z-90’s on-air talent, Tati, will MC a fashion show featuring outfits all under $50 or less, and some outfits will be raffled right off the runway! Other event inclusions; giveaways, raffle prizes, healthy snack samples and Smart-N-Savvy student booths with great information on safety, health, wellness and more!. All to get any student ready for a great year back at school.  

WHEN:            Saturday, August 25, 2012  

TIME:             10:00am – 1:00pm – Fashion Shows at 11:00am and 12:00pm 

WHERE:          Center Mall in front of Bath & Body Works                        

COST:             FREE            

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:         Visit grossmontcenter.com

Media Contact:

Tracie Plefka, Marketing Director, Grossmont Shopping Center

(619) 465-2900 x112

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TREVOR HOFFMAN AUTOGRAPH EVENT   

WHAT: Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16, 2012 and GrossmontCenteris planning a Home Run event for Dad’s and all baseball fans.  Fans can meet Trevor Hoffman from 11:00am - *12:00pm. Bring one item to sign or use an event flyer to be distributed to fans by GrossmontCenterbeginning at 10:00am. *Signing is on a first come first serve basis and will end promptly at noon. FREE Festivities from 10:00am - 1:00pm include talking with radio host from XX1090 Talk Radio, pictures in the Daddy and Me photo booth, games, stadium style snacks, $5 coupon to help with shopping for a Father's Day gift, and fans ages 8 and above will have an opportunity to win signed items by Trevor in the opportunity drawing at 1:00pm. Winners must be present, one opportunity drawing ticket for fans ages 8 and above. 

WHEN:             Saturday, June 9, 2012    

TIME:              10:00am – 1:00pm     

WHERE:          Center mall adjacent from Customer Service                       

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:         Visit grossmontcenter.com

Media Contact:

Tracie Plefka, Marketing Director, GrossmontCenter

(619) 465-2900 x112

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FREE SUNSET SUMMER CONCERT SERIES   

WHAT:Nothing says summer like dancing under the stars, and dining al fresco.  Back by popular demand, GrossmontCenterwill host its popular summer concerts series beginning Friday evening, June 1, 2012 and each Friday to follow through July.  NEW this year, GrossmontCenterwill implement a Grossmont Groupie punch card to reward concert goers for repeat visits. Cards will be distributed at the concert kiosk during performances. Also new this year will be kids activities and giveaways. The concert series kicks off with a performance by Salsa band, Latin A Go Go.   

WHEN:             Friday evenings in June and July   

TIME:               6:00pm – 8:00pm     

WHERE:          Macy’s Courtyard                       

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:         Visit grossmontcenter.com 

Media Contact:

Tracie Plefka, Marketing Director, GrossmontCenter

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EENEE MEENIE MINEY MO, what MOM WANTS, GROSSMONT KNOWS!  

WHAT: Mother's Day is Sunday, May, 13th. And if you’re not sure what to buy stop by GrossmontCenterto shop for your Mom, Wife, Sister, Grandma, anyone that you celebrate as a Mom! 

The center will have a Mother Knows Best consultant to help shoppers decide, provide a list of ideas and $5 coupon to use at a variety of stores and eateries. After you've shopped, Hooley's Irish Pub & Grill is offering a free corned beef taco while you have your gift wrapped there complements of HelixCharterHigh School, and kids can also enjoy making a free card for Mom. 

Soap Box Derby Race Cars will be on display by the Kiwanis Club of La Mesa, and the center is offering a free Spring flower to take home to Mom and opportunity to enter to win a Fabulous Gift Basket worth more than $400 in Spa Treatments, Bikram Yoga classes and more! 

WHEN:             Saturday, May 5, 2012   

TIME:               11:00am – 2:00pm     

WHERE:          Center mall adjacent from Customer Service                       

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:   Visit grossmontcenter.com 

Media Contact:

Tracie Plefka, Marketing Director, GrossmontCenter

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Grossmont Center celebrates 50 years in business this Saturday with a groovy 1960’s celebration….

What: Put on your 60's threads and head over to GrossmontCenterfor the FREE family friendly celebration that is sure to be a blast! 

The celebration includes flashbacks of 60’s music, dance, fashion, history, crafts, food and much more! Bring your cameras and your smiles, as there will be plenty of reasons to take pictures. You may even see a 60's Icon or two!

105.7 The Walrus, is hosting a 60’s Costume Contest at their booth from 11am – 1pm to win tickets to see HAIR at the San Diego Civic theatre.

The celebration ceremony begins at 11:00am in Macy's Courtyard followed by live entertainment and other festivities throughout the mall until 3:00pm. For more details visit grossmontcenter.com

When:    Saturday, September 24, 2011 11:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Where:  GrossmontShopping Center            

Grossmont Centerestablished a community partnership when its doors opened and has donated over $2 million dollars to local charities. The missions of these charities are in education, health and well-being and futures of the youth. In 2011 alone more than $50K will be donated to these and other local charities.

The center has successfully presented itself as a unique, community-oriented center that provides a scenic walking atmosphere. Its current campaign “Shopping is in our nature” an integrated program that incorporates the natural beauty of the center’s award winning landscape.

Where:Festivities will take place throughout the mall.  

Admission: Free

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Grossmont Center Gives Over $50,000 to Local Charities for 50th Anniversary 

Grossmont Centerhas donated over $2 million dollars to local charities since its doors opened in 1961. The missions of these charities are in education, health and well-being and the futures of our youth.  Some of the recipients include the La MesaParks and Recreation Foundation, the Ray and JoanKrocSalvationArmyCenter, the Wounded Warriors Fund, the Boys & Girls Club of East County, and the Sharp Grossmont Hospital Foundation. This year alone GrossmontCenter will donate more than $50K to these and other local charities.

Grossmont Center is celebrating its anniversary throughout 2011 with a 1960’s Flower Power theme campaign to include 60’s music throughout the center and exciting events including; Get Your Groove On Summer Concerts Series that begin every Friday evening in June and July, which includes a Beatles Tribute Band.

And, to celebrate Father’s Day, a Classic Car Show and Retro Rock N Roll Band on June 18th.  The center also launched its Facebook page this year with a “Bit O’ Luck if you Like” campaign in March. Fifty $25 GrossmontCenter gift cards were awarded to facebook friends, and one lucky winner was awarded a $1000 GrossmontCenter gift card. The giving doesn’t stop there, July 8th through the10th, the mall will partner with the San Diego Humane Society and S.P.C.A. to reach a goal of adopting 50 pets over the 3-day event at the mall. Adoption fees for kittens, cats, puppies and dogs, will be reduced to $50 and the mall will give a $50 GrossmontCenter gift card to each adopter with a confirmed adoption.

On August 13th, Thank You La MesaDay to include free gift bags and one lucky winner of a 50” Flatscreen T.V.  And you won’t want to miss the Anniversary Bash planned for September 24th.  You may want to dig out your tie-dyed shirts and bell-bottoms, as it’s going to be a Gas!.  Be sure to visit grossmontcenter.com frequently or friend them on Facebook to keep informed about all the celebratory events.     

Media Contact:

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Picture Perfect Moms on Display at Grossmont Center

What:  11 am - 2pm, Saturday May 7th at Grossmont Center. 

This Mother's Day, GrossmontCenterwill show its appreciation for Mothers with a Mother's Day drawing contest. More than 500 prize drawings, cupcakes and milk and a free rose. GrossmontCenter is hosting a special Mother's Day event to salute moms for all they do to support their families and community throughout the year. Over 6000 La Mesaelementary and middle school students in grades K - 8 were enlisted to submit their personal drawings of Mom for a Grossmont Center Mother's day drawing contest. The public voting will begin at 11 a.m. and nine winners will be announced at 2:15 p.m.  Plus, Mom will cherish a Mother's Day card which children can create and color during the event.

Where:  GrossmontCenter. Next to Super Brows.

Admission:Free  

Who:  Grossmont Center, an iconic La Mesa shopping center destination, is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout 2011 with a series of events and celebrations year-round including Get Your Grove OnSummer Concert series with bands that play music from the 60's to today, a vintage car show, children's activities and a mall birthday bash in Sept. To honor the La Mesa Community, who has given so much support to GrossmontCenter since 1961, GrossmontCenter is donating $50,000 to local charities including La MesaParks and Recreation Foundation, East County Boys & Girls Club, SalvationArmyKROCCenter and the Sharp Grossmont Hospital Foundation.

Media Contact:

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Easter Bunny Hops Into Grossmont CenterTo Celebrate 50 Years  

What: You’ll get a feel from the 60’s next time you shop at GrossmontCenter. The 50-year celebration campaign includes flower power elements and music that dates back to the 1960’s. The center kicks off its year-long 50thanniversary celebration this Saturday, April 16th from 10a.m. - 2:00p.m at the Easter Festival.

Festivities: Festivities will be set up throughout the mall to include bunny petting, crafts, sweet treats, photos with the Easter Bunny, and Artist and Author, Billy Martinez will paint live on three 5’ Easter eggs.

GrossmontCenter has built a giving reputation in the EastCounty through charitable contributions to the La MesaParks and Recreation Foundation, Salvation Army KROC Center, East County Boys & Girls Club, and the Sharp Grossmont Hospital Foundation. This year the center will donate more than $50K to theses charities. GrossmontCenteris thankful for its 50-years of ownership and its community partnerships. The Center's distinctive retail and restaurant mix, outdoor setting and award-winning landscape design, has made Grossmont Center a community landmark in La Mesa, CA since 1961.

The center has exciting events planned all-year long to celebrate its doors opening in 1961 including Get Your Groove On Summer Concerts Series with bands that play music from 1961until the present, an antique car show, children’s activities and more. And, a free birthday bash planned for late September for all to attend.

Where: Festivities set-up throughout the mall

Admission:Free  

Media Contact:

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Love is in the air this Saturday at Grossmont Center

LA MESA, CA (February 8, 2011) – GrossmontCenteris giving shoppers free roses and heart shaped cookies 11:00am -2:00pm this Saturday in Macy’s courtyard.

Adults will receive a long stem red rose from Cupid, and free decorating of heart shaped cookies and Valentine’s Day cards will be offered for kids. And, adults can enter to win one of three gifts for their Valentine during the event. The center will draw three winners just in time for Valentine’s Day for Dinner and a Movie, A Spa Treatment and a Mall Gift Card. Roses will be available until 2pm or while supplies last.  

“This is just one of many fun and free events to kick off the center’s 50-Year Celebration” said Tracie Plefka, Marketing Director, at GrossmontShopping Center. “Our 50-year celebration will include fun events and promotions that recognize this anniversary and thanking our community of loyal shoppers.”

Visit www.grossmontcenter.com for additional details and follow us on Facebook to learn about all of the anniversary events and promotions.

GrossmontCenteris a 939,000 square foot outdoor shopping center with 110 retailers, a 10-screen Reading Cinema complex, Wal-Mart, Target, and Macys.  The Center's distinctive retail and restaurant mix, outdoor setting and award-winning landscape design, has made GrossmontCenter a community landmark in La Mesa, CA since 1961. Strategically located off Highway 8, GrossmontCenter is managed by CBRE.

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