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San Antonio Sam's Club Hosts Basketball Legend George "The Iceman" Gervin

NBA Hall of Famer to sign free autographs on Feb. 27
    SAN ANTONIO, TX, January 30, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Sam's Club and General Mills have announced that they will host a Member Appreciation event at the new San Antonio Sam's Club on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. As part of the day's celebration, San Antonio Spurs' Legendary Shooting Guard George "The Iceman" Gervin will meet with fans and sign free autographs at the San Antonio Sam's Club (2530 Marshall Rd., San Antonio).

Gervin is widely regarded to be one of the greatest shooting guards in NBA history and was elected into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1996. He was nicknamed the "Iceman" for his cool demeanor on the court, where he was primarily known for his scoring talents. Following his tenure with the Spurs, Gervin held nearly every significant scoring record in team history and had his number 44 retired by the team. He remains active in the San Antonio community.

"We encourage fans to join us for a fun and exciting day," said Chris Vasquez, Club manager of the San Antonio location. "This event is our way of thanking the community for their patronage of our numerous clubs in the area. We are excited and look forward to seeing all the smiling faces of San Antonio and surrounding communities, as we welcome Spurs' legend George Gervin to our new location."

Sam's Club will officially open its newest location in San Antonio on Thursday, Feb. 27.

Sam's Club members and guests are welcomed and encouraged to visit the San Antonio location at any time throughout the day. Autographs are limited to one per person and are only guaranteed for the first 120 people in line, but he will sign more if time allows.

WHO: George "The Iceman" Gervin, San Antonio Spurs' Legendary Forward

WHAT: Customer Appreciation Autograph Appearance with Gervin

WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 27, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

WHERE: Sam's Club - 2530 Marshall Rd., San Antonio, TX 78259

About General Mills
One of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Progresso, Yoplait, Cascadian Farm, Muir Glen, and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2010 global net sales of US $16 billion, including the company's $1.2 billion proportionate share of joint venture net sales.

About Sam's Club
Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nation's eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club offering superior products and services to more than 47 million members in clubs across the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. To learn more about Savings Made SimpleSM, visit, and look for Sam's Club on Twitter and Facebook.

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