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Motown Winter Blast Organizers Announce Quicken Loans As 2013 Presenting Sponsor, Dates, New Family Activities

The 2013 festival will present an exciting winter-themed lineup, including free ice skating at the Campus Martius Park rink, courtesy of Charter One Bank. Winter Blast is the only time during the year when metro Detroiters can skate at no charge in the city's skating rink. 

Other returning favorites include the Flagstar Bank Ice Garden and Greektown Casino Taste of Detroit featuring restaurants from across metro Detroit. Two Detroit dining favorites have been added to the list, as 2013 attendees will be able to enjoy treats from Keego Harbor Specialty Sausage Co. and Mudgies Deli, who will join other favorites including the Detroit Seafood market, Palm Palace and Hudson Cafe. Also part of Taste of Detroit is musical entertainment showcasing top acts from across the Motor City.

This stage will be one of three planned entertainment venues that will feature up to 50 bands throughout the weekend. Specific acts and schedules will be announced by early February.  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's ice skating exhibitions and snowshoeing activities, and heated comfort zones also have been confirmed, with additional exciting elements being discussed for the schedule.

Giving Back For the fourth consecutive year, Motown Winter Blast and Matrix Human Services have partnered in support of "Breaking the ICE on the cycle of Poverty" program. Volunteers from the nonprofit organization will collect children's books, nonperishable food items or monetary donations at festival gates as part of a special Motown Winter Blast "admission fee." All donated items will support those in need to fight hunger and promote literacy in metro Detroit.

"Through this partnership with Motown Winter Blast, we've been able to make significant contributions to fight poverty and hunger throughout southeast Michigan," said Marcella Wilson, Ph.D., president and CEO of Matrix Human Services. "With the support of Winter Blast and the caring citizens of metro Detroit, we're able reach those most in need on a larger scale. Last year we collected 17,000 lbs. of food and books, and more than $15,000 toward our campaign to help those struggling around Detroit."

Winter Blast is made possible thanks to the generous support of many corporate citizens, including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Brown Forman, Charter One Bank, Compuware, DEGC/Detroit DDA, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Regional Chamber, Flagstar Bank, Great Lakes Beverage, Greektown Casino, Honigman Miller, Ilitch Holdings, Marketing Associates, Meijer, Meridian Health Plan, MetroPCS, Michigan Lottery, Pepsi, Quicken Loans, Strategic Staffing Solutions, University Of Phoenix, U.S. Park, Wayne County and Westin Book Cadillac.

About Motown Winter Blast Winter Blast is Detroit's celebration of winter experiences, dining, music and family fun to be held in downtown Detroit's Campus Martius Park from Friday, February 8 - Sunday, February 10, 2013. The three-day festival will be open from ( 11 a.m.11 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m.11 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m.9 p.m. on Sunday). Originally created as the backdrop for Super Bowl XL, the festival attracted more than 75,000 people in 2012.  For additional public information, visit www.winterblast.com or call (313) 963-8418.

SOURCE Motown Winter Blast

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