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Metropolitan Market and Bartell Drugs Hoist World's Largest 12th Flag for Seahawks and The Big Game

Rally for Fans and Customers to Celebrate Imminent Win!

SEATTLE, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, January 30, 2014, Seattle's Metropolitan Market and Bartell Drugs will be hosting and hoisting for the Seahawks as they march towards the The Big Game on Sunday. Together, the locally owned and operated companies will host a rally at their West Seattle corporate offices (4025 Delridge Way Southwest) and raise the world's largest #12 flag onto a stationary flag pole. At 30 by 50 feet, this massive icon will fly throughout the weekend and will be a prominent and symbolic reminder of the events at hand.

The rally, which starts at 10:30 am, is open to the public and Metropolitan Market and Bartell Drugs officials expect more than 400 fans to attend the event. The flag will be raised at 11 am by former Seattle Super Bowl team member Robbie Tobeck and local sports legend Jack Thompson. Seahawks fans are encouraged to show their colors.

Metropolitan Market Catering will be serving mini cupcakes, meatballs and additional football fare. Bartell Drugs will be serving the refreshments. Also participating and offering support at the rally include fellow tenants at the corporate office: Northland Services, Bowhead Transport, CAP Food Services, Services Group of America (SGA), Lamb Hanson Lamb and Anica Digital.

Follow the event on Twitter at #THE12thFlag or on Facebook at Metropolitan Market. Seahawks fans on Metropolitan Market and Bartell Drugs' Facebook pages can enter to win $500 of big game day party supplies ($250 at Metropolitan Market, $250 at Bartell Drugs). Together, the companies have launched a Facebook contest asking "Where in the world would you most like to see a #12 flag fly?" Fans who comment are entered to win $500 of big game party supplies. Contest is open until 9am on Thursday. Winner will be announced at 11AM on Thursday at the rally.

Social Media Links:

Metropolitan Market Facebook Page

Bartell Drugs Facebook Page

Twitter: @MetMarket

Twitter: @Bartelldrugs

About Metropolitan Market

Metropolitan Market has grown to become the area's premier independent grocer. Featuring fresh, local, organic and hard-to-find items, the award-winning market transforms everyday grocery shopping into an invigorating experience. The first grocer to introduce Copper River Salmon, locally baked artisan breads and just-picked luscious strawberries from Vashon Island to the region, Metropolitan Market continues to be the first to offer the best. Visit one of the six Western Washington locations or online at www.metropolitan-market.com.

For additional information contact:

Tamara Wilson
c 206-409-6735
[email protected]
www.tamarawilson.com

SOURCE Metropolitan Market

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