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Press Release -- June 20th, 2016
Source: Sprint Nextel

Sprint to Provide VIP NASCAR Opportunity to Children and Families from Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area

Day will feature appearances from Clint Bowyer, Ryan Newman, Miss Sprint Cup and NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Trophy

Shoppers at Mi Pueblo in Northern California can win pairs of tickets to Toyota/SaveMart 350 race in Sonoma on June 26

SAN FRANCISCO (BUSINESS WIRE), June 20, 2016 – Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings) will provide a VIP NASCAR® experience to 12 former wish children and their family members from Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area this Friday, June 24 at 11 a.m. at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, CA. The group will receive full access to the Sprint suite for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice. Participants will have a chance to meet NASCAR drivers Clint Bowyer and Ryan Newman, Miss Sprint Cup and see the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Trophy.

Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

“We are grateful to provide the children and families of Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area with an unforgettable NASCAR VIP experience,” said Suehyun Johan Chung, president-Northern California at Sprint. “This is an opportunity for Sprint to contribute to our community by helping these wonderful kids enjoy a day of fun and excitement at Sonoma Raceway.”

In addition, beginning today, shoppers at Mi Pueblo, Northern California’s leading neighborhood grocery retailer, will have the opportunity to win three pairs of tickets to attend the Toyota/SaveMart 350 at the Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, June 26 (a $600 value). Visit the grocery chain’s Website or Facebook page for more details.

About Sprint

Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 58.8 million connections as of March 31, 2016 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint or and

About Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area

Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. In 2016 Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area celebrates 32 years fulfilling magical wishes. During its first year of operation, in 1984, the chapter granted 27 wishes. Now one of the largest chapters nationwide, the Greater Bay Area grants over 370 wishes per year and has granted over 7,200 wishes to date. The chapter covers 17 Northern California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Marin, Monterey, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Siskiyou, Solano and Sonoma. The goal of Make-A-Wish is to grant a wish to every eligible child. Anyone can suggest a child for a wish. For more information or to refer a child for a wish, please call 415/982-9474 or visit

About Mi Pueblo

Mi Pueblo, established in 1991, is Northern California’s leading neighborhood grocery retailer modeled after hometown markets found in Mexico and Latin America. Each of our stores—located in the Bay Area, Monterey Peninsula and the Central Valley—offers consumers quality foods, greater value, and genuine bilingual customer service in an authentic environment. For additional information about Mi Pueblo, please visit

1No purchase necessary. Ends 6/26/16. Open to legal residents of California, 18+. Void where prohibited.


John Votava, 949-242-9017

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