SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs and Seattle's Metropolitan Market and Bartell Drugs on Thursday will be hosting and hoisting for the Seahawks as they march toward the the Big Game on Sunday.
Together, the locally owned and operated companies will host a rally at their West Seattle corporate offices and will raise the world's largest #12 flag onto a stationary flag pole.
The rally, which starts at 10:30 am, is open to the public and Metropolitan Market and Bartell Drugs officials expect more than 400 fans to attend the event. The flag will be raised at 11 am by former Seattle Super Bowl team member Robbie Tobeck and local sports legend Jack Thompson. Seahawks fans are encouraged to show their colors.
Metropolitan Market Catering will be serving mini cupcakes, meatballs and additional football fare. Bartell Drugs will be serving the refreshments. Also participating and offering support at the rally include fellow tenants at the corporate office: Northland Services, Bowhead Transport, CAP Food Services, Services Group of America, Lamb Hanson Lamb and Anica Digital.
Follow the event on Twitter at #THE12thFlag or on Facebook at Metropolitan Market. Seahawks fans on Metropolitan Market and Bartell Drugs' Facebook pages can enter to win $500 of big game day party supplies ($250 at Metropolitan Market, $250 at Bartell Drugs). Together, the companies have launched a Facebook contest asking "Where in the world would you most like to see a #12 flag fly?" Fans who comment are entered to win $500 of big game party supplies. Contest is open until 9am on Thursday. Winner will be announced at 11 am on Thursday at the rally.