18 Facts About Rocky Wirtz

1. Rocky Wirtz has a post office with ZIP code 24184, which opened on April 20, 1893.

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2. Rocky Wirtz is located along a railroad 5.4 miles north of Rocky Mount.

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3. Rocky Wirtz was awarded the Chicago Advancement Award with is definitely achievements in the business.

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4. Rocky Wirtz was called the Wholesaler of the entire year by Beverage Sector magazine using its beverage organization making nearly $2 billion each year.

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5. Rocky Wirtz was accountable in its 2010 achievement after the Blackhawks gained the Stanley Cup.

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6. Rocky Wirtz is accountable in overseeing the company's commercial and home real estate companies, wines distributor Wirtz Beverage Group, an insurance provider Wirtz Insurance and banking institutions in Illinois and Florida (First National Lender of South Miami).

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7. Rocky Wirtz obtained his net well worth as president of Wirtz Company and overseeing numerous commercial companies.

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8. Rocky Wirtz graduated from Northwestern College or university in 1975.

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9. Rocky Wirtz was always involved in the family business, and the Blackhawks were an extension of that business.

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10. Rocky Wirtz is the patriarch of the Wirtz family and none of his four siblings cooperated with Smith.

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11. Rocky Wirtz had 150 games against coaches with 500, 600 games under their belts.

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12. Rocky Wirtz was cold-blooded when making some of his early moves, such as firing Blackhawks legend and Hockey Hall of Famer Denis Savard as coach four games into a season.

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13. Rocky Wirtz learned of this succession plan outlined by his grandfather Arthur Wirtz when he was just a sixth-grader.

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14. Rocky Wirtz tried to take away Rocky's right of succession to head the family's real estate, liquor distributorship and sports empires.

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15. Rocky Wirtz hired former Chicago Cubs team president John McDonough, to become the new President of the team.

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16. Rocky Wirtz stated in an interview that he would keep Dale Tallon as Blackhawks general manager and Denis Savard as head coach.

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17. Rocky Wirtz is half-owner of the Blackhawks' home arena, the United Center, along with Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf.

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18. Rocky Wirtz is president of the Blackhawks' parent company, Wirtz Corporation, a diversified conglomerate headquartered in Chicago.

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