Texas Treasure Ebby Halliday to Cut Ribbon at State Fair of Texas Opening Ceremony on Friday, September 24

09/24/10 by Ebby Halliday, REALTORS

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Top-100 Moments in North Texas Football History to be Revealed at Ebby Halliday Century in the Making Pavilion

 

WHAT:   
Real estate icon Ebby Halliday will cut the ribbon at the State Fair of Texas Opening Ceremony on Friday, September 24.  The event also kicks off the Ebby
Halliday Century in the Making Pavilion
located in the Hall of State and celebrates 100 years of North Texas football.

WHEN:   
Friday, September 24
7:00 p.m. – Ceremony
State Fair of Texas Starlight Parade Afterwards

WHERE:   
Texas Hall of State
Fair Park       
3939 Grand Ave
Dallas, TX 75210
 
WHO:   
Ebby will join other dignitaries like Roger Staubach, Clarice Tinsley and Emmitt Smith at the Texas Hall of State for the State Fair of Texas opening ceremony.  The festivities feature performances by the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, introduction of state and local officials, followed by the “official” ribbon cutting kicking off the 2010 State Fair.  Immediately following the close of the opening, the State Fair of Texas Starlight Parade will begin. 

All of this starts the Ebby Halliday Century in the Making Pavilion, a celebration of the greatest moments in the first hundred years of football in North Texas.  The highlight of the pavilion will be the unveiling and countdown of the Top 100 Football Moments in North Texas football, as voted by the public.  Remembering Tom Landry: The Personal Collection, will also be housed in the Pavilion and an Ebby Halliday display with giveaways.  The pavilion will be open from September 24 through October 17 at the Hall of State during the State Fair of Texas.

HIGHLIGHTS OF EBBY HALLIDAY CENTURY IN THE MAKING PAVILION:   

  • Enter to win luxury suite tickets to the November 21 Dallas Cowboys game.
  • Register to win an autographed 1993 Super Bowl XXVII Dallas Cowboys World Champions football. 
  • Opportunity to see great Ebby Halliday historical memorabilia.
  • Official unveiling and countdown of the Top 100 Football Moments in this region’s history, as voted by the public.  Announcements will take place from September 17 to October 1 at the Hall of State. 
  • The Dallas Historical Society is pleased to present Tom Landry: The Personal Collection.  Many items from the private collection of Tom and Alicia Landry will be exhibited at the Hall of State at the State Fair of Texas.
  • 750,000 votes have been turned in by the public for the Top 100 Moments in North Texas Football History.
  • The Century in the Making Pavilion commemorates the 65th anniversary of Ebby Halliday, Realtors. 

 

Media Contact:
Jeff Sprick | PR & Media Relations Manager | Ebby Halliday Companies | 972-980-6601(o) | 214-727-3820 (c) | jeffs@ebby.com