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Media Alert - 12-Foot Birthday Cake, Buskers and Revelers Take Over Bloor Street to Celebrate 10th Birthday of Shoppers Optimum

Aug 4, 2010

TORONTO, Aug. 4 /CNW/ -

What: Toronto's Bloor Street West will be the scene of celebration and revelry on Thursday, August 5th as Shoppers Optimum celebrates its 10th birthday with pop-up parties across the country, unprecedented savings in-store and an on-line personality game that will give members the chance to win a whopping 10 million Shoppers Optimum points.

    Photo/Video Opportunities:
        -  Revelers pour out of an eye-catching, fully-wrapped 10th Birthday
           Bus for a spontaneous party in one of Toronto's busiest
           shopping/business districts
        -  Passersby can join the party which includes an array of buskers
           who will entertain in front of a larger-than-life, 12'x12'
           inflatable birthday cake
        -  The revelers will offer free mini birthday cupcakes for the first
           100 people to show their Shoppers Optimum cards
        -  Teams will spread the word about the 10 million Optimum points up
           for grabs and how to enter the on-line personality game, before
           rushing off again to visit multiple locations around the city
        -  A Shoppers Optimum spokesperson will be on hand for interviews as

When: Thursday, August 5, 2010 at 12:00 Noon

Where: 55 Bloor St. W., M4W 1A5 (Outside on the corner of Bloor St. W. and Balmuto, directly in front of the William Ashley store)

For further information: Sherry Lawlor, LexPR Canada, 416-574-0405,