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Hy-Vee, Minnesota Vikings Team Up to Host Local School Supply Tailgates

Meet Vikings players, register for free prizes, donate school supplies and receive a free meal


MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Aug. 23, 2016) — Today, join Hy-Vee, Inc. and the Minnesota Vikings to celebrate the return of school and football! From 4 – 7 p.m., the public is invited to stop by their local Twin Cities Hy-Vee store for a chance to meet a Minnesota Vikings football player, get a photo taken with the Vikings Cheerleaders, toss a football with Viktor and give back to their communities.

Attendees will receive a free hot dog, bag of chips and soda (while supplies last) with the donation of new and unused school supplies. Donation packs will also be available for purchase at a minimal cost at each Hy-Vee store, beginning at the event and through Wednesday, Aug. 24. All school supplies will be donated to local elementary schools in each area [see below list]. No purchase is necessary to register for fun prizes, such as $50 Hy-Vee gift cards and autographed Minnesota Vikings jerseys.

Vikings players who will greet fans at Hy-Vee stores include: Alex Boone – guard (Oakdale); Danielle Hunter – defensive end (New Hope); Charles Johnson – wide receiver (Lakeville); and Captain Munnerlyn – cornerback (Brooklyn Park). The players and their assigned store locations are subject to change. One Vikings player will sign autographs at each Hy-Vee location from 6 – 7 p.m. In addition, Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders, MV Skol Line performances, games and other activities will be featured in the parking lot of each Hy-Vee store during the entire event.

Suggested school supplies include: Box of crayons, box of tissues, composition notebook, #2 pencils, scissors, colored pencils, dry erase markers, wide-ruled spiral notebooks, two-pocket folders, washable Elmer’s glue sticks, pink erasers, plastic pencil cases, markers, hand sanitizer, yellow highlighters and backpacks (no wheels).

WHAT: Hy-Vee & Minnesota Vikings School Supply Tailgate

WHEN: 4 – 7 p.m.


WHERE: Brooklyn Park Hy-Vee

9409 Zane Ave. N

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Lakeville Hy-Vee

16150 Pilot Knob Road

Lakeville, Minnesota

New Hope Hy-Vee

8200 42nd Ave. N

New Hope, Minnesota

Oakdale Hy-Vee

7180 10th St. N

Oakdale, Minnesota


Brooklyn Park

• Oxbow Creek Elementary

• Monroe Elementary


• Shannon Park Elementary

• Highland Elementary

New Hope

• Meadow Lake Elementary

• Zachary Lane Elementary


• Skyview Community Elementary

• Oakdale Elementary

Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 240 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $9.3 billion annually. Hy-Vee ranks among the top 25 supermarket chains and the top 50 private companies in the United States. Supermarket News, the authoritative voice of the food industry, has honored the company with a Whole Health Enterprise Award for its leadership in providing services and programs that promote a healthy lifestyle. For more information, visit


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