For Immediate Release March 27, 2012
Free Admission for Youths in Uniform for
Saturday’s Triple-A Exhibition Game at Holman Stadium;
Alma Lee Loy to Throw First Pitch
VERO BEACH, Fla.—All youth baseball and softball players under the age of 18 that wear their team uniform will receive free admission to The Triple-A® exhibition game between the Buffalo Bisons and New Orleans Zephyrs in Holman Stadium at Vero Beach Sports Village (VBSV) at 1 p.m. this Saturday.
Alma Lee Loy, a Vero Beach icon, retired businesswoman and philanthropist who has served the Vero Beach community for over 50 years, will throw out the first pitch. Loy has been recently recognized by the Indian River County Chamber of Commerce for her long-time, continuous community efforts with the naming of a new building after her as well as the state legislature renaming the 17th Street Bridge in her name starting on July 1.
The cost for all others to attend the game between the Bisons, the Triple-A® affiliate of the New York Mets, and the Zephyrs, the top farm club of the Miami Marlins, is $5. All net proceeds from the game will be donated to the United Way of Indian River County.
Contact Michael Kint, Chief Executive Officer of the United Way of Indian River County, at 772-567-8900 or via email at Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase tickets or for more information about the event.
Tickets will also be sold at the entrance to Vero Beach Sports Village on the day of the game. Gates will open at 11 a.m. and concessions will be available.
For more information about the United Way of Indian River County, visit www.unitedwayirc.org.
About Vero Beach Sports Village
Vero Beach Sports Village is a multi-sport complex located in Vero Beach, Florida. The facility, formerly known as Dodgertown, was the spring training home of the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers. The 67-acre, multi-sport complex is now designed to give teams of all ages the opportunity to train, play and stay together on-site. The all-inclusive facility has 89 on-site villas, a dining room, two full-sized weight rooms, a Stadium Club Lounge and a full recreational area that includes four lighted tennis courts, a swimming pool, basketball court and sand volleyball. Vero Beach Sports Village provides an all-encompassing experience for guests and is an ideal setting to build a championship team. Visit http://www.vbsportsvillage.com for more information.
Contacts: Christie Johnson, VBSV, (772) 257-8542