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|Anaheim Offers Multiple Information Sources for Major League Baseball All-Star Week|
ANAHEIM, CA - (June 10, 2010) - The City of Anaheim will play host to the 2010 Major League Baseball All-Star Game on July 13, and with week-long festivities opening on July 9, the City invites residents, businesses and visitors to enjoy the celebration through various news and information resources, including traffic updates, offered through www.anaheim.net.
WEB SITE - The City’s Web site, www.anaheim.net, will host a page dedicated to the All-Star Game. On the All-Star Game page, fans can learn about the 81st All-Star Game, All-Star FanFest, Angel Stadium of Anaheim, the Anaheim Convention Center and related parking, the renovation of Pioneer Park, the All-Star Game Charity 5K and Fun Run presented by Sports Authority and Nike, the All-Star Red Carpet Show presented by Chevy, visitor information, community activities, how to sign up for alert information, press releases, plus other pertinent information. All MLB-related information will take the user to www.allstargame.com.
E-INFO - E-info is an online e-mail subscription for Anaheim-specific press releases, community information and planned road closures. An All-Star Game-specific distribution list has been created through E-info, easily accessed from the home page at www.anaheim.net. The All-Star Game category will be featured as part of the E-info system through July 14 only. In addition, E-info is available year-round for anyone wishing to receive notifications about the City.
ANAHEIM ALERT - Anaheim Alert is a year-round text-based community notification system to provide citizens with information on urgent traffic alerts or other emergency situations. Messages are sent to users via e-mail, and mobile phone text messages (standard text messaging rates apply). To register please visit www.anaheim.net or www.anaheimalert.net.
FACEBOOK - The City of Anaheim is on Facebook! Facebook posts will include news, information, and even bits of trivia. To like the City of Anaheim, log on to www.facebook.com/CityofAnaheim.
VIDEO OPERATIONS - Visit www.anaheim.net or watch Anaheim Community Television (ACTV3) to watch City preparation and involvement with All-Star Week. The videos will be updated on a regular basis, so anyone attending or unable to attend any of the week’s activities can get a behind-the-scenes look at the Midsummer Classic.
MEDIA INFORMATION - The City’s Public Information Office is available to respond to all media inquiries. Media can contact Ruth Ruiz at (714) 765-5060 office, (714) 420-7797 cell, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 348,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.6 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.
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