GREEN BAY, Wis., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of the hit show Glee (FOX) will have the opportunity to meet one of the show's stars at the Shopko store in Ashwaubenon at Bay Park Mall. Shopko will be holding its first Wallflower Jeans Fashion Show event Sunday, August 26 at 12:30 p.m. featuring special guest, actress Jenna Ushkowitz, or "Tina" from the wildly popular Fox television show Glee. Ushkowitz is the spokesperson for Wallflower Jeans, a line of junior denim and sportswear clothing carried at Shopko stores across the country. Local Fox 11/The CW14 station is co-sponsoring the event, and TV personality Maria Parmigiani of The CW will emcee the event and fashion show, with teens from local high schools modeling the fall clothing line.
"We're thrilled to be hosting The Wallflower Jeans fashion show and are so excited for our customers to have the opportunity to meet Jenna Ushkowitz as she helps to debut the newest fashions from Wallflower's back-to-school clothing line," said Jill Soltau, Shopko's Executive Vice President/Chief Merchandising Officer. "The event is a fun opportunity for area teens to get ideas for their back to school wardrobe, win some great prizes from Wallflower Jeans and meet a celebrity from a current hit show, all at the same time."
Shopko is conducting a contest through August 19 for 10 lucky winners to receive a VIP meet-and-greet with Ushkowitz at the event. The winners, who can each bring three guests with them, will receive a Wallflowers Jeans gift bag and an exclusive meet-and-greet, complete with a personal photo with Ushkowitz as well as an autographed picture. Contest registration is currently available at www.shopko.com. The school with the most contest registrants will receive a $1,000 prize. Winners will be selected and announced on August 20.
In addition, three lucky event attendees will have the chance to pick out a free outfit from Wallflower Jeans and chat with Jenna about their choices.
The Ashwaubenon Shopko store is located at 301 Bay Park Square. For more information on the August 26th fashion show event, visit www.Shopko.com.
Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC is a $3 billion retailer that operates nearly 350 stores in 22 states throughout the Midwest, Mountain, North Central and Pacific Northwest regions. Retail formats include 134 Shopko stores, providing quality name-brand merchandise, great values, pharmacy and optical services in small to mid-sized cities; 5 Shopko Express Rx stores, a convenient neighborhood drugstore concept; and 55 Shopko Hometown locations, a smaller concept store developed to meet the needs of smaller communities. Shopko is in the process of converting almost 120 recently-acquired stores and pharmacies to the Shopko Hometown brand. For more information, visit www.shopko.com.