The entire Shock team will be at Meijer locations in metro Detroit serving as greeters and baggers

Meijer Stores Welcome Members of the WNBA Detroit Shock

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The entire 2008 WNBA Champion Detroit Shock team will be at Meijer stores across metro Detroit on Tuesday, June 2 to promote the 2009 WNBA season. Players and coaches will be on hand to assist customers with grocery store needs and launch the Meijer Special Ticket Offer.

The Shock team will divide up amongst four Meijer locations on Tuesday, June 2 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. acting as Meijer staff. The team is promoting the home opener on Monday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m. at The Palace of Auburn Hills. The game features the raising of the 2008 championship banner and a ring ceremony prior to tip-off.

Meijer receipts can be redeemed at The Palace box office or online at to receive free tickets to the Monday, June 8 game or Wednesday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. Shock vs. Washington Mystics game. All customers who redeem a Meijer receipt are entered in a raffle to win Shock season tickets.

“Meijer is pleased to continue our relationship with the Shock,” said Frank Guglielmi, director of public relations for the Grand Rapids-based retailer. “This innovative promotion provides a great opportunity for our customers and team members to meet the Shock players and experience the excitement first-hand.”

The Detroit Shock team is scheduled to be at Meijer- Auburn Hills at 800 Brown Rd., Auburn Hills, MI 48326, Meijer- Allen Park at 3565 Fairland Blvd., Allen Park, MI 48101, Meijer- Madison Heights at 1005 East 13 Mile Rd., Madison Heights, MI 48071 and Meijer- Flint at 2474 Hill Rd., Flint, MI 48507.

Meijer - Auburn Hills
800 Brown Rd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Contact Person: Roger LaMont

Cheryl Ford
Taj McWilliams-Franklin
Bill Laimbeer
Meijer - Allen Park
3565 Fairlane Blvd.
Allen Park, MI 48101
Contact Person: Josh Grisham

Kara Braxton
Kristin Haynie
Meijer - Madison Heights
1005 East 13 Mile Rd.
Madison Heights, MI 48071
Contact Person: Fredrick Brown

Katie Smith
Alexis Hornbuckle
Cheryl Reeve
Meijer - Flint
2474 Hill Rd.
Flint, MI 48507
Contact Person: Jeff Collet

Deanna Nolan
Plenette Pierson
Shavonte Zellous
Rick Mahorn

About Meijer
Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based retailer that operates 185 supercenters throughout Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Kentucky. As the inventor of the "one-stop shopping" concept, Meijer stores have evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive electronics departments, garden centers and apparel offerings. Additional information on Meijer can be found at

Tickets to both Shock home games and more information on the Meijer Special Ticket Offer is available online at or by phone at 248-377-0100.