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SOUTH FLORIDA’S LARGEST
CLASSIC & FOREIGN
CAR SHOW RETURNS TO
FESTIVAL FLEA MARKET MALL

Sunday, May 18th: 11am – 4pm

The Third Annual Festival Spring Classic & Foreign Car Mega Show" to Feature More Than 600 Foreign, American Classics, Muscle & Hot Rods

POMPANO BEACH, FL (May 13, 2008) – South Florida’s largest classic and foreign car show returns to Festival Flea Market Mall on Sunday, May 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the “The Third Annual Festival Spring Classic & Foreign Car Mega Show” is free to the public. Festival Flea Market Mall is located at 2900 West Sample Road, just two miles west of I-95 at the Florida Turnpike.“The Third Annual Festival Spring Classic & Foreign Car Mega Show ” will feature more than 600 vehicles from car clubs all over the region – from Key West to Naples and beyond. Over 100 trophies and more than $2,000 in cash will be awarded in special categories.

“These shows really bring the community together,” said Russ Gagliano, car show coordinator. “The allure of custom and classic cars transcends generations. Collectors, enthusiasts, hobbyists and even our youngest spectators all find something special at our shows. And, of course, we’re pleased to be partnering, once again, with one of South Florida’s most unique retail venues – Festival Flea Market Mall.”

The special event will also feature music by DJ Scott “The Music Man,” live entertainment, giveaways and an expanded mini market.

For car enthusiasts wishing to participate, pre-registration is $20; day-of-show registration is $25 and begins at 8 am in the Festival Flea Market Parking Lot. No entries permitted after noon. All car show registrants receive a hat, ID tags, complimentary breakfast from 8 - 11a.m., access to the hospitality tent from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., $20 Festivalue dollars to be spent in the Festivalsm, a $10 food voucher and a $10 gas card.

“The Third Annual Festival Spring Classic & Foreign Car Mega Show ” is produced by Dick Barton Entertainment and sponsored by the Festival Flea Market Mall® and co-sponsored by Lou Bachrodt Chevrolet, Coral Springs Auto Mall, Vespa, Vista Mini of Coconut Creek, Geico, Marine Max and Coconut Creek Auto Mall.

For more information about “The Third Annual Festival Spring Classic & Foreign Car Mega Show ” at Festival Flea Market Mall or to register your car, please contact Russ Gagliano at (954) 779-1420 or at merklvr@msn.com or Dick Barton at (954) 563-4000.

About Festival Flea Market Mall

Since 1991, Festival Flea Market Mall has been providing residents and tourists with a convenient one-stop shopping and entertainment destination. At more than 400,000-square-feet, and with more than 800 stores providing the finest one-of-a-kind boutique and name brand merchandise all at below-outlet prices, Festival Flea Market Mall combines the concepts of the traditional family-run merchant and boutique shopping with today’s modern retail technology. International merchants and fun, funky and fashionable products are showcased in a convenient village-style atmosphere under one air-conditioned roof. The ¼ mile-long Festival Flea Market Mall also features a full-service hair and nail salon, an International Food Court and Market Street, a 30,000-square-foot farmer’s market with daily fresh produce, flowers, seafood, a butcher shop and more. The mall, independently owned and operated by the Shooster family, corporate real-estate developers and long-time South Florida residents, has also served as a backdrop for national television contestant searches, celebrity appearances, concerts, charitable functions and numerous other special events.

Festival Flea Market Mall is situated in the heart of South Florida, north of Fort Lauderdale and south of Boca Raton, at 2900 West Sample Road, just two miles west of I-95 at the Florida Turnpike. It is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 to 6 p.m. The mall is also open Easter, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Group tours are welcome. Wheelchairs, strollers and valet parking are available free of charge.

For more information, please visit www.festival.com or call (954) 979-4555 or 1 (800) FLEA MARKET.

Tales of Enchantment from Peter Rabbit and The Pink Fairy Captivate Children and Families Just in Time for Easter at Town Center at Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (March 18, 2008) — Children and families hopped on over to Town Center at Boca Raton to partake in some “eggs”-citing Easter activities with their favorite storied bunny – Peter Rabbit - on Saturday, March 15.

More than 100 children and families enjoyed an egg hunt, which featured 1,000 eggs and treats hidden in the Nordstrom Wing, near Peter Rabbit’s Magical Garden. Afterwards, The Pink Fairy, a.k.a Suzy Hammer, and friends read stories and conducted sing-alongs and children also had the opportunity to win prizes by answering story time trivia.

A colorful time was had by all as evidenced by the beautiful displays of Easter and spring pictures the children spent time decorating. (Post-event, juice and cookies were served.

The special event was hosted by Town Center at Boca Raton. Owned by Simon Property Group Inc., the mall provides a unique and multi-generational shopping experience featuring approximately 220 specialty stores, including Baby Gap, Coach, Children’s Place, Bvglari, Gymboree, Eli Tahari, babycottons, Michael Kors, Williams-Sonoma, CH Carolina Herrera, Pottery Barn, Ann Taylor, Crane & Co., Origins, Godiva Chocolatier, abercrombie, Brookstone and many others. Department stores include Bloomingdale's, macy*s, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue and Sears.

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Photo Cutline: Figit the Clown and friend entertains families in Peter Rabbit's Magical Garden at Town Center at Boca Raton - just in time for Easter.

New Public-Private Community
Safety Awareness and Crime Prevention
Task Force to Meet for the First Time
in Boca Raton on Tuesday, March 18th

Group to Address Media Immediately Following Meeting at 2:00 p.m.

WHAT:

The members of the newly formed task force to promote community and personal safety in the region will hold their first meeting this Tuesday. The Community Safety Awareness and Crime Prevention Task Force will bring together all sectors of Boca Raton including businesses and local government, law enforcement, community-based organizations and residents to outline goals for ensuring public safety.

Initiated by Town Center at Boca Raton and convened with the assistance of the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) through an alliance with the mall, the Community Safety Awareness and Crime Prevention Task Force has set several goals for its first meeting, including defining its mission, identifying successful ongoing efforts, determining additional strategies, and discussing coordination of local crime prevention efforts.

NCPC, a leader in building successful community efforts that enhance existing initiatives and identify new opportunities, will facilitate the task force’s efforts. NCPC will work with the task force to improve further the dialogue with and involvement of residents in creating an even safer Boca Raton and surrounding communities in the region.

WHEN:
Media Briefing on Tuesday, March 18 at 2:00 p.m. WHERE:
NCCI Holdings, Inc.
901 Peninsula Corporate Circle
Boca Raton, Florida

WHO:

Task Force members who were invited to participate based on their established leadership roles in the area, their knowledge of safety and crime prevention issues and their dedication to serving the community include Dan Alexander, chief, Boca Raton Police Department; Marta Batmasian, co-owner, Investments Limited; George Brown, deputy assistant city manager, City of Boca Raton; Cheryl Budd, chief communications officer, NCCI Holdings; Joseph P. Cilia, general manager, Town Center at Boca Raton; Coy Dixon, captain, Boca Raton Police Department; Cary Fronstin, property manager, Woolbright Development; Wanda Harrold, mom and member, Junior League; Troy McLellan, president and CEO, Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce; Walt Mickens, CEO, West Boca Medical Center; Richard Pollock, president and CEO, YMCA of South Palm Beach; Terry Seminara, general manager, Saks Fifth Avenue and Russ Tuttle,director of corporate security, Simon Property Group.

The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) is a private, nonprofit organization whose primary mission is to be the nation’s leader in helping people keep themselves, their families, and their communities safe from crime. NCPC Manages public service advertising under the National Citizens’ Crime Prevention Campaign—symbolized by McGruff the Crime Dog® and his “Take A Bite Out Of Crime®” slogan—and acts as secretariat for the Crime Prevention Coalition of America, more than 400 national, federal, state, and local organizations representing thousands of constituents who are committed to preventing crime. NCPC is funded through a variety of government agencies, corporate and private foundations, and donations from private individuals. For more information on crime prevention issues, visit www.ncpc.org.

CONTACT:

Michelle Boykins at 202-261-4184
Nicole Nasiatka at 202-261-4123
Venetia Tiberi at 561-368-6001> Fran Folic at 954-730-7730, ext. 117
or 954-801-4693. # # #




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