Play N Trade Raises Money for Local Schools and Celebrates 3 Day Grand Opening

Play N Trade, the fastest growing video game store worldwide, announces its "Games for Grades" program and celebrates its big Grand Opening Thursday June12th thru Saturday June 14th in Miami Lakes, Fl.

Miami Lakes, FL, May 23, 2008 --( Play N Trade Video Games Celebrates Grand Opening with Tournaments, Contests, Entertainment, and Drawings for over $3,000 in prizes.

Play N Trade is the only specialty retailer in the gaming industry proactively working with the community, school system and PTA to develop programs like “Games for Grades” which rewards students for good grades and raises money for local schools. "As the father of two, I'm personally proud of our Games for Grade program which promotes responsible gaming, rewards good grades and raises money for local schools", said Rick Ridenoure, Owner. "Every day you hear of budget cutbacks in our education system, well this is one local small business that's working hard to make a small difference now." The program gives 10% discounts to students for every 'A' earned while giving 10% of the retail value of products purchased trough the system back to local schools.

Play N Trade Video Games Inc., the fastest-growing retail concept in the interactive entertainment industry worldwide, announces the Grand Opening of the Main Street Miami Lakes location, bringing the ultimate video gaming experience to South Florida. Grand Opening festivities kick-off on Thursday, June 12th and will last until Saturday, June 14th with activities for the entire family.

The three day event will feature great promotions, (free t-shirts for pre-ordering the new Atari hit “Alone in the Dark”), Sales (20% off all used inventory [30%] for ‘insider club’ members, and a Father’s Day Special that encourages dad to pick up a controller for a $5 gift card. Entertainment will be provided by 93.1 Rock, and the weekend will be filled with food, drink, music, giveaways, contests, raffles and tournaments (Super Smash Brothers Brawl starts on Saturday the 14th at 1pm).

“The community’s response to Play N Trade’s ‘soft’ opening has been nothing short of phenomenal; and we’re very excited about bringing the gaming community together for our big Grand Opening. Play N Trade invites everyone to come in now and register for the tournaments and giveaways. Our tournaments are a great way for gamers to meet each other, show off their skills and compete for great prizes. They’re also just as much fun for family and friends to watch,” said Rick Ridenoure. “We will be giving away prizes like a Nintendo Wii, Metal Gear Solid Bundle, 360 Bundle, Free Movie Passes, Cash and all kinds of gift certificates. And don’t forget to bring in your report card to get an additional 10% off for every ‘A’!”

Play N Trade offers a full tournament setting, including wall-mounted, flat-panel HD LCD monitors and wireless controllers, an extensive selection of games, consoles and accessories ranging from classic to current, disc and console repair services, and a “try any game before you buy” policy. This mix of in-store contests and services with retail creates a unique community environment and customer experience that can only be found at Play N Trade. The store atmosphere is inviting to everyone from the casual gamer to the hard core enthusiast, as well as parents wanting recommendations on what games to buy their kids.

The Main Street Miami Lakes Play N Trade is located on 6731 Main Street, Miami Lakes 33014. Store hours are Sunday thru Wednesday 11:00AM-9:00PM and 11:AM-10PM Thursdays thru Saturday. Their phone number is (305) 362-PLAY

Play N Trade Video Games
Rick Ridenoure
305 362-PLAY