SALT LAKE CITY (March 12, 2019) – In conjunction with the Smith’s Ballpark box office opening for the 2019 season, the Salt Lake Bees are hosting a ‘Ballpark Blood Drive’ with ARUP Blood Services on Monday, March 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Smith’s Ballpark.
The blood drive will take place in the All-Star Suite at Smith’s Ballpark and is open to public. Anyone who donates blood during the drive will receive 4 ticket vouchers that can be redeemed for a game during the Bees opening homestand April 9-15. Donors should enter the ballpark through the Diamond Entrance located between the home plate gates and box office along 1300 South.
ARUP Blood Services provides blood to more than 7,000 patients each year. ARUP is the sole blood provider to University Hospital, Huntsman Cancer Hospital, Primary Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospital for Children. Donors can schedule an appointment online at ARUPBloodServices.org or at bit.ly/BeesBloodDrive. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Along with the blood drive the Bees box office will open for the 2019 season allowing fans to purchase single-game tickets in person or exchange vouchers for upcoming games. Single game tickets are available online now at www.slbees.com.
Fans will also be able to get their first look at the new Abejas de Salt Lake uniforms which will be unveiled at 10 a.m. on Monday. Abejas merchandise will be on sale at www.beesteamstore.com later in March. Fans are encouraged to follow @SaltLakeBees and @BeesTeamStore on social media for updates on Abejas merchandise availability.
The Salt Lake Bees season starts on Thursday, April 4 in Albuquerque with the first home game of the season coming on Tuesday, April 9 at Smith’s Ballpark. More information about all upcoming Bees events, promotions and games is available at www.slbees.com.
About the Salt Lake Bees
The Salt Lake Bees are in their 19th season as the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels and will continue to be the top affiliate of the Angels through the 2022 season. While with Los Angeles, Salt Lake owns five division championships and two trips to the Pacific Coast League Finals. Smith’s Ballpark, the home of the Bees, is consistently voted as one of the best ballparks in baseball, including a Top 10 Ballpark in the United States by Better Homes and Gardens. In 2015 the Bees were awarded the Bob Freitas Award by Baseball America as the top franchise in Triple-A. For more information visit www.slbees.com.
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