Willie Mays Skybox Lounge will hit a Homerun with their Private Grand Opening Line-up.
March 28, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports NewsEmeryville, Ca. Batter Up! Willie Mays Skybox Lounge, baseball legend Willie Mays’ first branded venue, opens its doors on Saturday, April 1st for a private gala and tribute to Willie Mays. 2004 Ford C. Frick award winner and Bay Area Broadcast legend, Lon Simmons will MC this event for his longtime friend Mays. Invited guests will enjoy a relaxing program of entertainment including; Dwayne Wiggins of Tony Toni Tone, The Khalil Shaheed Quartet, and Motown ‘inspired’ band Best Intentions. Willie Mays Skybox Gala menu will be carefully selected by acclaimed chef, Edward K. Porter.
“ We are thrilled to represent the Willie Mays brand of class and style at this beautiful bay area venue that reflects Willie’s passion for sports, music and comedy,” says Mindy Kreis, Marketing Director for Willie Mays Skybox Lounge.
Customers of Willie Mays Skybox Lounge can come in and enjoy a game and dinner, stay for Comedy, or relax on a plush couch and watch one of the many oversized televisions. The lounge will also be available for private parties, corporate events, and fundraisers.
Willie Mays Skybox Lounge is expected to open in late January of 2006 and is located in the “Old Brick Building’ at the Emeryville Public Market Place: 6005 Shellmound Street. For additional information, please contact: Mindy Kreis, Director of Marketing, Willie Mays Skybox Lounge. 925-743-8882.