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McAlister’s giving away tea, chance to meet Hornets at Charlotte delis Thursday

Charlotte Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist smiles as he speaks to the media during a press conference announcing a contract extension at Time Warner Cable Arena on Wednesday, August 26, 2015.
Charlotte Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist smiles as he speaks to the media during a press conference announcing a contract extension at Time Warner Cable Arena on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. The Charlotte Observer

McAlister’s Deli is giving away sweet tea Thursday at all of its Charlotte-area locations, as well as the chance to meet Charlotte Hornets Frank Kaminsky and Michel Kidd Gilchrist.

Kaminsky, a center for the Charlotte NBA team, will be surprising fans at two McAlister’s locations in Charlotte for “Free Tea Day,” according to a statement this week from the deli.

Kidd Gilchrist, a small forward, will also be handing out tea at another McAlister’s location in south Charlotte.

This is the eighth time McAlister’s is hosting Free Tea Day. It’s part of the deli’s summer campaign, which gives its customers the chance to win $5,000 by entering a photo or video with a McAlister’s sweet tea on July 21 on social media using the hashtag #FreeTeaDay2016.

McAlister’s operates 18 locations across the Charlotte area, according to its website.

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