Former sports stars highlight grand opening celebration of Level 257 in Schaumburg

  • Several former Chicago sports stars will be on hand April 23 for the grand opening celebration of the Pac-Man-themed Level 257 restaurant and entertainment center at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.

      Several former Chicago sports stars will be on hand April 23 for the grand opening celebration of the Pac-Man-themed Level 257 restaurant and entertainment center at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

 
 
Updated 4/17/2015 10:30 AM

Several former Chicago sports stars will be on hand for the grand opening party of Level 257 -- Namco USA Inc.'s Pac-Man-themed restaurant at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg -- from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 23.

There will be meet and greets with sports celebrities including 1985 Chicago Bears champions Otis Wilson, Steve "Mongo" McMichael, and Jim Morrissey, as well as former Chicago Cubs and White Sox player Steve Trout.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

The party also will feature "Beat the Pro" contests where guests can challenge the professionals in a variety of games, including bowling, pop-a-shot, Battle Royale Pac-Man and other video games.

A silent auction will feature memorabilia from Mike Ditka, Walter Payton, Peyton Manning, Mike Singletary and Joakim Noah. All proceeds will benefit the Otis Wilson Charitable Association.

Admission to the grand opening is $60 per person. Tickets can be purchased at https: www.eventbrite.com/e/to-play-is-human-the-grand-opening-of-level-257-tickets-16469440540.

Half the proceeds from ticket sales also will benefit the Otis Wilson Charitable Association. For more information, call Level 257 at (847) 805-0257 or visit level257.com.

The restaurant has been open to the public since February of this year.

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