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Veteran Appreciation @ Tacoma Rainiers

Saturday July 26th, 2014 with both both day and evening elements.

Poster of 7/26/14 Veteran Appreciation @ Cheney Stadium

Join us for the 2nd Annual - Veteran Appreciation events at the Tacoma Rainiers.

These great events are possible through the collaboration of the Tacoma Rainiers and the National Alliance to End Veteran Suicide.  The game in the evening is a doubleheader at 6pm against the Sacramento River Cats.

Click here to listen to Radio Ad for this event

The exciting part is our exclusive Veteran Appreciation Day event prior to the game, from 11am - 3:30pm in the north (outfield) parking lot.   Our exclusive game tickets allow access to food, fun, car show, live music, military vehicles and Veteran friendly resources.  Then as the stadium gates open around 5 pm, we move inside Cheney Stadium and have our pregame show at 5:30 to welcome home our Active Duty and Past Duty Veterans, to include our Guard & Reserves and their families.

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Click here for Car Show Poster   Click here for Car Show Registration Form
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Tickets:

To join us for this exciting Veteran Appreciation Event we have arranged exclusive discounted tickets for everyone to enjoy.  We recommend that you bring your friends and family.

$15 - Ticket & Ballpark Meal (a $23 value)
$25 - Double Play - above plus Rainiers hat (a $42 value)
Both include you entrance to 11-3:30 event (additional $5 value)

Be sure to enter Special Code = VETERANS
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* For ADA seating tickets call Chris Aubertin -Tacoma Rainiers at 253-761-5631
     * Business owners & civilians - please see notes below.

Timeline:

Time
Description Where
11:00am - 3:30pm Veteran Appreciation Day Event Outfield Parking Lot
5:00pm Cheney Stadium Opens for evening event  
5:30pm Operation Welcome Home Pregame Show Cheney Stadium Floor
6:05pm Rainiers Basesball Doubleheader Game Begins  

 

* Business owners that would like to donate tickets to our Veterans and their families, please call Chris Aubertin -Tacoma Rainiers at 253-761-5631.   You may either have the tickets to hand-out yourself or they will be handed to NA2EVS to give out.   Main focus for tickets with NA2EVS will be to our Wounded Warrior Battalion on JBLM and local VA Hospitals.

* Civilians or concerned citizens that want to honor our Veterans please consider buying tickets and taking your Veterans to the event as a way of thanking them for their service to our country and for your freedom.
 

Veteran Organizations/Providers:

Organizations/businesses that serve our Veterans & Military, that would like to have a space at the daytime event should obtain and mail in the vendor packet from the link below.  If you have any question send an email to rod.wittmier at na2evs dot org.    Note: There is a limited amount of spaces available so connect asap!

 Click here for the Vendor Packet (letter and application)

 

Event Sponsor List (check back as it is growing):

  Event Sponsors:

  City of Tacoma : Environmental Services (portable bathrooms, trash & recyclying)
  AMRAMP Northwest LLC (providing the stage)
  City University of Seattle (great program for our Veterans)
  Music Works 4 Veterans (project of the Veterans Family Fund of America)
  Tacoma Rainiers (use of FOSS Parking lot and overall event)
  Metro Parks Tacoma - Adaptive Recreation (bring Adaptive Sports & use of Heidleburg field parking)

  Entertainment & Media Support:

  Tony La Stella - La Stella Foundation - America Be Strong Project (live at event)
  John Leonard - DMAV Production (live at event)
  KLAY1180.com  (radio ads)
  Ranger / Airlifter Newspaper - Swarner Communications

  Tickets for our Veterans:

  Heritage Chiropractic (Dr Kenneth Stillwell)

  Gift / Prize Sponsors:

    Coming soon
 

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2013 Event Information Follows:

Scheduled for Labor Day weekend - Saturday August 31st, 2013

Join us for the 1st Annual - Veteran Appreciation event at the Tacoma Rainiers.

This great event is possible through the collaboration of the Tacoma Rainiers and the National Alliance to End Veteran Suicide.  The game in the evening at 7pm against the Sacramento River Cats.

The exciting part is our exclusive Operation Welcome Home tailgate event prior to the game, starting at 1pm in the north (outfield) parking lot.   Our exclusive game tickets allow access to food, fun, live music and Veteran friendly resources.  Then as the stadium gates open around 6 pm, we move inside Cheney Stadium and have our pregame show to welcome home our Active Duty and Past Duty Veterans.

To join us for this exciting Veteran Appreciation Event we have arranged exclusive discounted tickets for everyone to enjoy.  We recommend that you bring your friends and family.  

As a bonus, your ticket will also get you into the Wounded Warrior Softball game in Cheney Stadium from 11:30 to 1 pm.

$15 - Ticket & Ballpark Meal (a $23 value)
$25 - Double Play - above plus Rainiers camo hat (a $42 value)

       * Business owners & civilians - please see notes below.

Tickets are being sold by our partnering military/veteran non-profits on the following list:

     Tacoma Amputee Support Group
     Veteran Advocacy Support & Training

     Ask your favorite military/veteran non-profit to connect with us or the Rainiers to get on above list.

Timeline:

Time
Description Where
11:00 - 1:00pm Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Game Inside Cheney Stadium
1:00 - 6:00pm Welcome Home Tailgate Event Outfield Parking Lot
6:00pm Cheney Stadium Opens for evening  
6:30pm Operation Welcome Home Pregame Show Cheney Stadium Floor
7:00pm Rainiers Basesball Game Begins  

 

* Business owners that would like to donate tickets to our Veterans and their families, please call Chris Aubertin -Tacoma Rainiers at 253-761-5631.   You may either have the tickets to hand-out yourself or they will be handed to NA2EVS to give out.   Main focus for tickets with NA2EVS will be to our Wounded Warrior Battalion on JBLM and local VA Hospitals.
* Civilians or concerned citizens that want to honor our Veterans please consider buying tickets and taking your Veterans to the event as a way of thanking them for their service to our country and for your freedom.

Veteran Organizations/Providers:

Organizations that serve our Veterans & Military, that would like to have a space at the tail gate evemt should obtain and mail in the vendor packet from the link below.  If you have any question send an email to rod.wittmier at na2evs dot org.    Note: There is a limited amount of spaces available so connect asap.


 

Event Sponsor List (check back as it is growing):

  City of Tacoma : Environmental Services
  Tony La Stella - La Stella Foundation - America Be Strong Project
  AMRAMP Northwest LLC
  Entertainment Masters
  City University of Seattle
  Tacoma Rainiers
  Metro Parks Tacoma - Adaptive Sports
  West Coast Publishing - WA Military Resource Directory
  Ranger / Airlifter Newspaper - Swarner Communications
  WA Bounce House

Gift / Prize Sponsors:

  Tacoma Amputee Support Group

 Entertainment & Media Support:

  Tony La Stella (America Be Strong)  (live at event)
  Accidental Heroes (live at event)
  John Leonard - DMAV Production (live at event, also Writing / Recording music & PSA creation)
  Carrie Kay (national anthem)
  KLAY Radio (airplay of PSA)

 

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