Best Buy Canada Ltd.

Best Buy Canada Ltd.

June 03, 2009 09:00 ET

Best Buy Canada Ltd.: NBA Legend Jerome "Junkyard Dog" Williams to Sign Autographs at Ontario Best Buy Stores

Event includes an HP prize pack giveaway at Bay and Dundas, Ancaster and Heartland Best Buy locations

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA AND TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 3, 2009) - Best Buy, Canada's fastest growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products, today announced that it will host NBA legend, Jerome "Junkyard Dog" Williams at three Ontario Best Buy stores on Saturday, June 6. Williams will participate in an autograph session and fans will have the opportunity to win an HP prize pack valued at $1000 at each of the three participating stores.



Meet Jerome "Junkyard Dog" Williams on Saturday, June 6

- Ancaster: 11:00 a.m.
Address: Meadowlands Power Centre, Unit #1 - 14 Martindale
Crescent, Ancaster, ON L9K 1J9

- Heartland: 2:00 p.m.
Address: Heartland Town Centre, 1 - 6075 Mavis Road,
Mississauga, ON L5R 4G6

- Bay and Dundas: 4:00 p.m
Address: Toronto Eaton Centre, 65 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON
M5G 2C3


Specially designed NBA keychains will be available for sale at all Ontario Best Buy stores through July 3. All proceeds from keychain sales will be donated to the Best Buy for Kids giving program, which aims to help youth excel in school, engage in their communities, and develop life and leadership skills.

About Best Buy - Canada

Best Buy stores in Canada are a division of Burnaby, BC-based Best Buy Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Best Buy is Canada's fastest-growing retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics, personal computers and entertainment software and also operates the Geek Squad. There are currently 58 stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

Best Buy offers consumers a unique shopping experience with the latest technology and entertainment products, at the right price, with a no-pressure (non-commissioned) sales environment. The Company is committed to kids and communities, supporting non-profit organizations that help youth develop their skill set, discover their talents and sustain a lasting interest in education.

Since the company's introduction to the Canadian marketplace in 2002, Best Buy has donated millions of dollars and thousands of employee volunteer hours to various non-profit organizations that are working to improve the lives of young people throughout Canada. For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit www.BestBuy.ca.



To schedule an interview with Jerome Williams, please contact:

Jonathan Chang
NBA Canada
416-364-4529
JChang@nba.com


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