Sunday, 13 November, 2011 7:52 PM
Nobble Gobble - Celebrities Announced for the Friday, Nov. 18th
Parade Company Fundraiser
PVS Chemicals. Inc. presents magical night for Parade Company
featuring celebrities Ross Mathews, Doug E. Fresh, Erin Cummings,
Cari Cucksey, Louise Roe and entertainment by Kate Voegele
Mathews is among the celebrities scheduled to attend the
2011 Hob Nobble Gobble at Ford Field.
– The 22nd Annual Hob Nobble Gobble® presented
by PVS Chemicals, Inc., a magical evening of live entertainment,
celebrities, fabulous food and carnival rides for all ages benefiting
America’s Thanksgiving Parade® and The Parade Company,
is happening on Friday, November 18, from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
at Ford Field, one of America’s premiere venues. More than
2,000 distinguished guests and celebrities will hit the 50-yard
line to hobnob and celebrate one of Detroit’s greatest traditions.
“Hob Nobble Gobble is one of our most important fundraisers
of the year and we are thrilled to return to Ford Field for this
incredible night,” said Tony Michaels, President & CEO
of The Parade Company. “We are extremely grateful to have
the generosity of PVS Chemicals and our sponsors and supporters
that continue to make America’s Thanksgiving Parade one of
the greatest and largest parades in the country.”
“We are proud to support and be a part of The Parade Company’s
Hob Nobble Gobble fundraiser that helps to make America’s
Thanksgiving Parade possible,” said Jim Nicholson, President
and CEO of PVS Chemicals, Inc. “We believe the Parade is an
important community tradition that celebrates the magic of our city,
region and state.”
The night will shine with headline entertainment from Kate Voegele,
One Tree Hill actress and singer who recently released her latest
album “Gravity Happens.” The evening also includes special
“meet & greet” appearances from:
- Kate Voegele
- Special performance by singer, songwriter and One Tree Hill
- Rapper/Entertainer. Originator of the human beat box, The Show
& La Di Da Di
Cummings - Detroit 1-8-7 and Pan Am
actress, is Founder of Mittens for Detroit. Cummings has also
been in Mad Men, Charmed and Cold Case.
Cucksey - T.V. personality and star of HGTV’s Cash
& Cari. Based near Detroit, Cucksey is the owner and
operator of RePurpose Estate Services, a company that helps set
up estate sales for its clients.
Mathews – Rose to fame from his correspondent duties
as “Ross the Intern” on the Tonight Show,
where he also now serves as a creative consultant for the show.
Mathews is also a regular panelist and guest host on E!'s hit
late-night talk show Chelsea Lately.
Roe - TV presenter and fashion journalist, she fronts
both the U.S. and UK versions of her makeover show, Plain
Jane, (CW network and MTV).
Lions Mascot Roary
Gobble®, presented by PVS Chemicals, Inc., features activities,
rides and entertainment from end zone to end zone for both kids
and adults – and a new interactive teen area. New rides as
well as long time favorites will include the Paratrooper, Giant
Swinging Ship, Bumper Cars, Tilt-a-Whirl and Ferris Wheel. The Parade
Company will utilize a number of audio-visual elements, from the
jumbo-tron and awesome electronics, to dazzle guests with an even
more spectacular show.
The winning smile of NBA legend and entrepreneur Earvin “Magic”
Johnson will grace historic Woodward Avenue on Thanksgiving morning
in the form of a new papier-mâché “Big Head”
for the 85th America’s Thanksgiving Parade®. The new Magic
Johnson “Big Head” will be unveiled to the Hob Nobble
Gobble crowd during a brief ceremony. Paul W. Smith of News/Talk
760 WJR will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for the program.
WDIV-TV Local 4 will air a live, primetime Hob Nobble Gobble special
from 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
For the past two decades, Hob Nobble Gobble® has helped to raise
the much-needed funds for The Parade Company to produce America’s
Thanksgiving Parade®. Tickets are now on sale and prices range
from $200 - $1,000. To purchase tickets or for more information
or call 313-923-7400.
Now in its 85th year, The Parade Company has announced “So
Much To Believe In” as this year’s official theme for
America’s Thanksgiving Parade®.
The 85th America’s Thanksgiving Parade®, one of the country’s
oldest and most celebrated parades, will step-off at Woodward Avenue
and Mack on Thursday, November 24 at 9:05 a.m. and end at Woodward
Avenue and Congress in downtown Detroit. The two-hour Parade will
be featured on WDIV-TV Local 4 including a one-hour national broadcast
reaching more than 140 markets nationwide. News/Talk 760 WJR will
also broadcast live from the Parade. For more information on The
Parade Company, visit www.theparade.org
or call 313.923.7400.
About The Parade Company
in 1984, The Parade Company is a not-for-profit organization governed
by the Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation whose board of directors
is comprised of key civic and corporate leaders in the greater Detroit
region. The Parade Company is celebrating 85 years of Parade tradition
in Detroit. The mission is to fund, create and execute the best
family events in metro Detroit. The Parade Company staff, the board
of directors and thousands of parade volunteers work year-round
to bring a wide variety of magnificent events to the City of Detroit,
each year, including the Target Fireworks, Fifth Third Turkey Trot
and America's Thanksgiving Parade®.
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