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Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:00 pm

SARASOTA, Fla. - The opening of the Mall at University Town Center is just six months away, and the mall management has announced that a sneak peek benefiting Suncoast charities will take place the day before the mall opens.

The much anticipated mall will open to the public on October 16th, 2014, featuring Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy's, and Dillard's.

However, those willing to fork over $100 will be able to preview the mall the night before from 6:30-9:30pm.  Guests will enjoy complimentary food and drinks, live entertainment, a preview of the stores, and a $20 mall gift card.

100% of the ticket price will be donated to the following local charities:

  • All Faiths Food Bank
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County
  • The Circus Arts Conservatory/Sailor Circus
  • Florida Studio Theater
  • Food Bank of Manatee
  • Girls Inc. of Sarasota County
  • Manatee Performing Arts Center – The Manatee Players
  • Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
  • Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue
  • South Florida Museum & Bishop Planetarium

Management expects to sell 2,500 tickets for the event.

The mall is located on University Parkway at I-75.

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