2013

November, 2013

  • Author, retail expert, and motivational speaker Rob Bell spoke to attendees at an employee conference in Wisconsin
  • Otis Wilson, former Chicago Bears Pro Bowl LB, signed autographs for fans at a store grand opening in Chicago
  • Comedic Magician’s Penn & Teller appeared at a national convention in San Francisco to participate in a booth appearance and a VIP Reception performance

October, 2013

  • Former Nebraska Cornhusker greats Irving Fryar and Tommie Frazier met Husker fans in Nebraska at a grand opening event
  • 4-Time Super Bowl Champion and Steelers RB Rocky Bleier delivered a keynote speech at an annual sales meeting in Texas
  • Business consultant and International Speaker Rory Vaden delivered a keynote speech at an annual sales meeting
  • Author, customer service expert and motivational speaker Rob Bell spoke to attendees at an employee conference in Wisconsin

September, 2013

  • Former MLB All-Stars Bret Saberhagen and Lee Smith, Olympic Gold Medalist and Super Bowl Champion Willie Gault, NBA All-Star Dale Ellis and actress Kelly Carlson visited military personnel in Virginia
  • Country Music Star Jason Michael Carroll, and comedians Ronnie Jordan, Jim McCue and Shayma Tash performed for troops in North Carolina
  • Softball Olympic Gold Medalist Jennie Finch participated in a customer rewards event in Las Vegas

August, 2013

  • Food Network chef Herb Mesa appeared at a grocery chain grand opening event which he provided several cooking demonstrations and taste tests
  • Baseball Hall of Famer and Giants great Orlando Cepeda threw out the first pitch and signed autographs for fans at a Minor League baseball game
  • Former Ohio State QB Craig Krenzel participated in a retail grand opening appearance in which he signed autographs for Buckeyes fans
  • Former Director of the FBI Louis Freeh delivered a keynote speech to attendees of a community fundraiser in Louisiana
  • Hockey Hall of Famer Tony Esposito participated in a grand opening in which he signed autographs for Blackhawks fans in Chicago
  • Olympic Gold Medalist Rulon Gardner was the keynote speaker at a sales meeting in Iowa
  • Former Detroit Lions star WR Herman Moore and Detroit Tigers great Willie Horton attended a grand opening event in Detroit
  • Baseball Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins attended a Minor League baseball game where he threw out the first pitch and signed autographs for fans

July, 2013

  • Former Chicago White Sox All Star Ron Kittle signed autographs for fans in Indiana at a retail promotion
  • Michael Jenkins, former Ohio State WR, participated in a meet & greet with Buckeye fans at an event in Ohio
  • Former Ohio State Buckeyes RB Chris “Beanie” Wells and WR Brian Hartline met with fans in Ohio at grand opening event
  • Former Cincinnati Reds All Stars Eric Davis and Rob Dibble participated in a grand opening event in Ohio
  • Roger Craig, 3-time Super Bowl Champion and ’88 Offensive Player of the Year, participated in a panel discussion and Q & A at a scholarship fundraiser
  • Baseball Hall of Famer Gaylord Perry attended a minor league game where he signed autographs and threw out the first pitch
  • Former Detroit Lions greats Billy Sims and Hall of Famer Charlie Sanders signed autographs for Lions fans in Michigan for a retail grand opening

June, 2013

  • Olympic boxer and gold medalist Claressa Shields signed autographs in her hometown at a retail grand opening in Detroit
  • NFL Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz participated in a panel discussion and radio appearance for a stadium grand opening in Tennessee
  • Baltimore Ravens stars Jacoby Jones and Lardarius Webb signed autographs for Ravensfaithful at a meet & greet in Maryland
  • Kansas City Chiefs RB Dexter McCluster and Denver Broncos Super Bowl Champion kicker Jason Elam appeared at a grand opening event in Kansas
  • Former All-Pro Buffalo Bills LB Darryl Talley delivered a keynote speech and signed autographs for attendees at a charity benefit in West Virginia
  • Former NBA players Dale Ellis, Lamond Murray and WNBA player Andrea Stinson traveled to the Middle East to visit with US Military Troops on a goodwill tour
  • Food Network chef Herb Mesa appeared at a grocery chain grand opening event which he provided several cooking demonstrations and taste tests

May, 2013

  • Detroit Lions LB Stephen Tulloch former Detroit Tigers pitcher Mickey Lolich signed autographs for fans in Michigan
  • War hero and Former POW Ron Young served as a keynote speaker for a fundraiser in New England
  • Former Chicago Bears players Willie Gault and Kevin Butler, as well as former Chicago White Sox All-Star Ron Kittle participated in a meet and greet with fans in the mid-west
  • Otis Wilson, Chicago Bears All-Pro, and White Sox All-Star Jack McDowell met fans in Illinois at a retail grand opening event
  • Former Denver Broncos Super Bowl Champions Jason Elam and Ed McCaffrey met Bronco fans in Wyoming at a hospitality event
  • Lance Johnson, former All Star outfielder for the Chicago White Sox, participated in a retail grand opening where he signed autographs and posed for photos with Sox fans in Illinois

April, 2013

  • Hollywood actors Romany Malco (40 Year Old Virgin, Think Like a Man) and Jill Wagner (Wipeout, Self)
  • Baseball Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins and former Iowa State star QB Chuck Long a meet & greet where they signed autographs and posed for photos with fans in Iowa
  • Detroit Tigers great Willie Horton participated in a meet & greet with Tigers’ faithful in Detroit
  • Former Chicago White Sox All Star Ron Kittle and Chicago Cubs pitcher Lee Smith attended a retail grand opening for which they signed autographs and posed for photos with fans in Chicago
  • Former NFL All Pro WR Sterling Sharpe participated in a Q&A and panel discussion during a fundraising banquet in Wisconsin
  • Vince Papale, former Eagles WR and inspiration for the hit Disney movie “Invincible,” spoke at a regional sales convention and signed autographs for attendees
  • St. Louis Cardinals World Series MVP David Eckstein, former Cardinals pitcher Lee Smith, St. Louis Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein and former Cardinals first baseman John Mabry participated in retail grand openings where they signed autographs for fans in Missouri
  • Green Bay Packers FB and fan-favorite John Kuhn signed autographs for Packer fans at a promotional event in Wisconsin

March, 2013

  • Detroit Tigers 5-time All Star pitcher Jack Morris and former Detroit Lions Rookie of the Year Billy Sims signed autographs and posed for photos with fans in Michigan at a retail grand opening
  • Baseball Hall of Famer and Phillies Great Mike Schmidt attended an annual sales conference in Orlando
  • Hollywood actors Kristanna Loken (Terminator 3, Burn Notice) and James Lesure (Las Vegas, Men at Work) visited military personnel stationed in the Middle East on a goodwill military tour
  • Chicago Bears Pro Bowl DB Tim Jennings and former Chicago Cubs Pitcher Lee Smith signed autographs for fans at a store grand opening in Chicago
  • Neal Broten, member of the 1980 Miracle on Ice team, Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh and former Twins All Star Brad Radke appeared at retail grand opening events in Minnesota
  • Tae-Bo creator Billy Blanks and American Gladiators Wolf, Venom, Militia and Phoenix participated in a series of demonstrations, workouts, training clinics and competitions with US troops serving in the Middle East

February, 2013

  • Executive VP of the Orlando Magic Pat Williams delivered a keynote speech at an annual benefit breakfast in Tennessee
  • Minnesota Vikings great Scott Studwell and Twins 4-time Gold Glove winner Gary Gaetti signed autographs for fans at a store grand opening in Minnesota

January, 2013

  • MLB Hall of Famer Frank Thomas attended a partnership event with the MLB in Las Vegas with NL Rookie of the Year Bryce Harper and Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera
  • US Olympians Susan Francia, Erin Cafaro, Heather Petri and Rulon Gardner visited military personnel stationed in the Middle East on a goodwill tour
  • Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Palmer and Football Hall of Famer Phil Esposito joined Dick Vitale and Cortez Kennedy at an annual retail conference in Orlando

Detroit Tigers 5-time All Star pitcher Jack Morris and former Detroit Lions Rookie of the Year Billy Sims signed autographs and posed for photos with fans in Michigan at a retail grand opening

 

Baseball Hall of Famer and Phillies Great Mike Schmidt attended an annual sales conference in Orlando

 

Hollywood actors Kristanna Loken (Terminator 3, Burn Notice) and James Lesure (Las Vegas, Men at Work) visited military personnel stationed in the Middle East on a goodwill military tour

 

Chicago Bears Pro Bowl DB Tim Jennings and former Chicago Cubs Pitcher Lee Smith signed autographs for fans at a store grand opening in Chicago

 

Neal Broten, member of the 1980 Miracle on Ice team, Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh and former Twins All Star Brad Radke appeared at a grand opening event in Minnesota

 

Tae-Bo creator Billy Blanks and American Gladiators Wolf, Venom, Militia and Phoenix participated in a series of training clinics and competitions with US troops serving in the Middle East