Ringo and Dowler will be signing autographs and offering photo opportunities for holiday shoppers who purchase the Lombardi Merchandise or make a donation to the Vince Lombardi Titletown Legends Charitable organization.
The new Lombardi merchandise will be available in Center Court at Bay Park Square Mall. Jim Ringo, Boyd Dowler, Willie Wood, Max McGee, Fuzzy Thurston and Bob Skoronski will be signing autographs and offering photo opportunities for holiday shoppers who purchase the Lombardi Merchandise or make a donation to the Vince Lombardi Titletown Legends Charitable Organization. Fans can also bring their own memorabilia to have signed by the players. However, a donation will be required. This special holiday fundraising initiative between Bay Park Square and the Lombardi Legends will also result in funds being raised for the Simon Youth Foundation.
"This special promotion is a classic win-win. Holiday Shoppers will be able to meet some Packer Legends, get a unique Lombardi themed gift and at the same time help some very worthy causes." said Jennifer Smith, Executive Director of the Vince Lombardi Titletown Legends Charitable Organization "We are grateful to the Simon Corporation for making this holiday fundraising promotion possible and are excited to have the opportunity to offer these unique items to patron's at Bay Park Square."
Simon Youth Foundation fosters and improves educational opportunities and career development, and life skills for youth through focused programs and initiatives. With the success of the partnership, the Simon Youth foundation will be able to award an additional scholarship to a local student furthering his/her education. "We are very excited to offer our shoppers an opportunity to meet the "legends" and also to have the ability to give a second scholarship to an individual in our community", said Laurie Van Dalen, Marketing Director, Bay Park Square. "We are thrilled to be working with the Lombardi Legends organization and to be able to make a difference in people's lives."
The merchandise that will be available includes; officially licensed Lombardi Signature caps, "Run to Win" caps, stunning 3D crystal art images of Vince Lombardi featuring his authentic signature and keys to success, embroidered Lombardi golf shirts, Lombardi Quote T-shirts, sweatshirts and more. Unique Lombardi Legends signed memorabilia will also be available such as commemorative footballs featuring the signatures of over 35 Lombardi Legends. A special collectors series of Brett Favre 3D crystal art will also be offered.
The schedule of Lombardi Legends appearances in as follows:
- Wednesday, Dec. 3: Jim Ringo and Boyd Dowler, 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
- Thursday, Dec. 4: Willie Wood & Boyd Dowler, 6 to 9 p.m.
- Friday, Dec. 5: Willie Wood and Bob Skoronski, 2 to 4 p.m.; Max McGee and Bob Skoronski, 6 to 9 p.m.
- Saturday, Dec. 6: Willie Wood and Fuzzy Thurston, 11 to 1 p.m.