|[December 04, 2013]
Carmike Cinemas' Sunnyland Cinema 10 Hosting Red Cross Benefit on Saturday, December 7 to Assist Washington, Illinois Tornado Victims
COLUMBUS, Ga. and WASHINGTON, Ill. --(Business Wire)--
Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CKEC), a leading entertainment, digital
cinema and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, today announced the scheduling
of a special December 7 (10:00 a.m. local time) community fundraiser
that is being co-hosted by the Red
Cross at Carmike's Sunnyland
Cinema 10 (40 Sunnyland Plaza, Washington, IL 61571).
That morning the Red Cross will collect all monetary donations, which
will benefit the many families affected by the tornado that touched down
in the Washington area last month. Attendees are cordially invited to
join fellow donors for a free movie, small drink and popcorn, courtesy
of Carmike, in exchange for their charitable contributions.
Carmike Cinemas President and Chief Executive Officer David Passman
stated, "We are honored to play a part in the local Washington community
by assisting the Red Cross in their efforts to raise needed funds for
the region. The November 18 storm tragically caused a loss of life as
well as extensive damage to local homes, schools and other property
throughout the area. We look forward to a tremendous turnout on Saturday
and helping raise awareness and funds that will benefit this very
for movie listings and exact show times.
About Carmike Cinemas (www.carmike.com)
Carmike Cinemas, Inc. is a U.S. leader in digital cinema, 3-D cinema
deployments and one of the nation's largest motion picture exhibitors.
As of September 30, 2013, the Company had 247 theatres with 2,521
screens in 36 states, with a digital footprint of 2,418 screens,
including 229 locations with 954 screens also equipped for 3-D. The
circuit includes 32 premium large format auditoriums featuring
state-of-the-art technology and luxurious seating, including 20 "BigDs,"
10 IMAX® auditoriums and two MuviXL screens. As "America's
Hometown Theatre Chain," Carmike's primary focus is small to mid-sized
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