We Heart Chuck presents: CHUCKFEST 2010 A Nintendo Wii Golf Charity Fundraiser Benefitting the American Heart Association

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January 2nd, 2010

We Heart Chuck presents: CHUCKFEST 2010

A Nintendo Wii Golf Charity Fundraiser Benefitting the

American Heart Association

“Chuck” returns to NBC Sunday, January 10, 2010, and We Heart Chuck (WHC) is welcoming the spy-action-comedy show’s third season by hosting a weekend-long charitable celebration, CHUCKFEST 2010.

CHUCKFEST 2010 is a “Chuck”-themed Nintendo Wii Golf charity tournament benefiting the Los Angeles and San Diego, CA chapters of the American Heart Association (AHA).  The event allows “Chuck” fans to support their favorite show while simultaneously raising awareness and funds for a worthy cause.

The weekend festivities kick off Saturday, January 9th, with a Nintendo Wii Golf Tournament at The Meeting Room in Los Angeles. Lunch and refreshments will be served and a marathon of “Chuck” episodes from the first two seasons will be playing while participants compete for the GRAND PRIZE. On Sunday January 10th, eight GRAND PRIZE winning players will be awarded a meet and greet with  the show’s cast including Zachary Levi, Joshua Gomez, Yvonne Strahovski, Sarah Lancaster, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Vik Sahay, & Scott Krinsky. Two other contestants will each win the RUNNER-UP  PRIZE, a Nintendo Wii gaming system.

The entry fee for the Nintendo Wii golf tournament is $125 per person, and all participants receive a bag of party favors including a reserved-seating pass for Sunday’s fan premiere event.  Fans who are not participating in the Nintendo Wii tournament are encouraged to come down, watch the competition, learn about heart health, enter for AHA door prizes, and join in the “Chuck” marathon.

The weekend will cap off with a WHC fan premiere party at the House of Blues in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 10.  Tickets can be purchased online for $20 with proceeds benefitting the AHA, please note that seating is limited.  There will be food (courtesy of Subway Restaurants) and games, leading up to the season three premiere at 9 p.m. on NBC.  Come support the American Heart Association by watching the most heart-warming show on television with fellow “Chuck” fans.

Online registration for the Nintendo Wii Golf Tournament and fan premiere party begins December 14th .  Visit the following link for registration purposes: http://is.gd/5ezn9.  Official rules and regulations, as well as additional details, can be found at www.weheartchuck.com.

NBC’s action-comedy series “Chuck” returns to the NBC lineup on Sunday, January 10 with all-new missions and two action-packed, back-to-back original episodes in its season premiere (9-11 p.m. ET) before the series — starring Zachary Levi in the title role — moves to its regular day and time (Mondays 8-9 p.m. ET) beginning January 11.

The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is: “Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.”

WeHeartChuck.com is a fan-run support portal for the Warner Bros. Television/NBC television show “CHUCK” and is not associated with the show. Warner Bros. Television and NBC are not involved in CHUCKFEST. The CHUCKFEST concept is the creation of Mark Stephens, a dedicated member of WHC and an avid philanthropist.  Press members with additional questions or those interested in attending Chuckfest should direct their inquiries to the Director of Public relations for WeHeartChuck, Ms. Wendy Farrington, at SerendipityWAF@WeHeartChuck.com

 
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