Disney on Ice Princess Wishes to help make wishes come true in middle Tennessee

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Feld Entertainment announced today a portion of all ticket sales from the opening night performance of Disney on Ice Princess Wishes in Nashville will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Middle Tennessee to help grant wishes of children in Middle Tennessee.

"We are very excited about the Disney on Ice opening night with proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish"' said Michelle Rosen, Executive Director of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Middle Tennessee. "We have more than fifty pending wishes in the 33 counties we serve, so every dollar donated on opening night will be very helpful in granting the wishes of these deserving children."

Individuals interested in helping to grant wishes of Middle Tennessee children by purchasing a ticket to the opening night performance at Gaylord Entertainment Center by going online at Ticketmaster.com or call 615-255-9600 or by visiting their local Kroger store. Show info: Gaylord Entertainment Center, Tursday, September 14 at 7 p.m. Ticket prices: $15, $21, $32 (VIP Floor) an $38 (Front Row an Rinkside).

Imagination meets reality in an on-ice narrative about seven inspiring dreams coming true. Disney On Ice presents Princess Wishes is the newest live production coming to Gaylord Entertainment Center on September 14 thru the 17. Dreamers from all generations will be carried away on a trail of pixie dust and journey under the sea to unlock Ariel's secret wish and through the celebrated stories of Cinderella, Snow White, Belle, Jasmine, Sleeping Beauty and Mulan. Special guest Tinker Bell sprinkles her magic and charm along the way. To learn more about Disney ON Ice, log onto www.disneyonice.com.

Feld entertainment, Inc. is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 25 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Emtertainment's productions have appeared in 50 countries and on six continents to date and include Disney On Ice, Disney Live! and Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey.

Founded in 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation was inspired by a 7 year old named chris, who was diagnosed with leukemia, but dreamt of beoming a police officer one day. With help from sone Arizona Department of Public Safety officers, Chris' wish was granted. From the beginning, the Make-A-Wish Foundation spread throughout the country and abroad to become the largest wish-granting organization in the world.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Middle Tennessee grants the wishes of children who are between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18 years old, and have life-threatening medical conditions, to enrich their human experience with hope, strength and joy. Each year the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Middle Tennesse grants between 80 and 100 wishes of cildren. Thanks to the dedication and hard work of hundreds of volunteers and supporters, more than 400 wishes have been granted in Middle Tennessee since the chapter was founded in 2000.