Nov 4, 2013

GLOBAL SPECTRUM AT USF SUN DOME AUCTIONS LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FOR CHARITY

In a continued effort to give back to the community, Global Spectrum, operators of the USF Sun Dome, is auctioning autographed musical instruments from some of the featured performers from recent concerts at the venue.

The latest item up for bid, a signed tambourine by The Lumineers at their concert at the USF Sun Dome on October 19th, has recently been posted for auction. Proceeds will benefit United Ways of Colorado Flood Recovery Fund as a way to help support those who have been greatly affected by the recent floods in the state.  With the band originating from Denver, Colorado, this cause hits close to home for its members. To place your bid, please visit: https://www.charitybuzz.com/catalog_items/419000.

“Global Spectrum at the USF Sun Dome and Global Spectrum Charities have maintained a strong focus on the importance of charitable initiatives and community involvement both locally and nationally/internationally,” says Global Spectrum’s Trent Merritt, General Manager at the USF Sun Dome. “We feel fortunate to be a part of the sports and entertainment industry and will continue to use that platform to benefit those who need it most.”

Global Spectrum recently raised $2,225 as the result of its first two auctions.

The first item up for bid was a beautiful red and white Fender Starcaster signed by Imagine Dragons at their concert at the USF Sun Dome on September 24th. The winning bid was $1,300 and will help benefit the Tyler Robinson Foundation, which was founded by the band. The Tyler Robinson Foundation is dedicated to providing financial assistance to families with children battling cancer.

Pete Wentz, Patrick Stump, Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy autographed a gorgeous blue Ibanez guitar at their sold out concert on September 29th. The winning bid of $925 will help benefit Invisible Children, an organization that Fall Out Boy members have supported that focuses on ending the Lord’s Resistance Army conflict in Central Africa.

The USF Sun Dome and Global Spectrum Charities are excited to continue this initiative moving forward with its concerts as future auctions take place in an effort to reach out to the community on a local, national, and international scale.

For more information on upcoming events, please visit our website at http://www.sundomearena.com/.    Tickets for all Sun Dome events will be available through Tickemaster.com, or at the Sun Dome Box Office. You can also become a fan and follow the USF Sun Dome on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/USFSunDomeArena  and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/USF_SunDome  for special sneak peeks and daily updates.

About Global Spectrum  Charities Global Spectrum Charities was established by Global Spectrum, to improve the quality of life for people living in regions throughout the US and Canada where the public assembly facility management company operates a stadium, arena, convention center or theatre. Global Spectrum Charities gives back to the community through contributions, donations, celebrity and star appearances, and random gifts of kindness on behalf of the company’s employees, customers and visitors.

About Global Spectrum Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com) manages more than 115 other public assembly facilities around the world. Nearly 23-million people attended more than 15,000 events in Global Spectrum venues last year. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Global Spectrum is part of Comcast-Spectacor, one of the world’s largest sports and entertainment companies. Comcast-Spectacor also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, New Era Tickets, a full-service ticketing and marketing product for public assembly facilities, Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions, Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company, and Flyers SkateZone, a series of community ice skating rinks.

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