BlueClaws Military Appreciation Night is coming up on Thursday, June 15th.
LAKEWOOD, NJ – The BlueClaws will be hosting their annual Military Appreciation Night and Troop Supply Drive, presented by OceanFirst Bank, at the game on Thursday, June 15th.
There will be both pre-game and in-game ceremonies honoring members of the armed forces. A Black Hawk Helicopter will be stationed on the Great Lawn in front of the ballpark for pictures with fans.
Tickets – call 732-901-7000 option 2 or click here to order online.
Additionally, the BlueClaws will once again be collecting items for their Troop Supply Drive. Boxes will be set up for the Troop Supply and Care Package Drive in the front of the ballpark and fans are encouraged to donate razors, snacks, baby wipes, shampoo, soap, non-chocolate candies and sweets, sun block with SPF 40+, lip balm, writing utensils, silly string, deodorant, tissues, q-tips, white socks, batteries, insect repellent, and flashlights.
The BlueClaws will also be collecting, as always, gently used cell phones at the New Jersey Natural Gas Information Booth to benefit Cell Phones for Soldiers.
This supply and care package drive is in conjunction with the Monmouth-Ocean Central Labor Council Military Committee, Monmouth-Ocean Building Trade Council, National Guard, Toms River Armory, A.R.M.S, and IBEW Local 400 Military Committee.
In addition, former Mets manager Bobby Valentine will be signing autographs at the game from 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm, taking a short break to throw out a ceremonial first pitch on the field. For additional information, and to purchase a VIP Pass, click here. The line forms when the gates open at 6:00 pm (5:30 pm for season ticket holders).
It’s also a Thirsty Thursday with dollar beer and soda plus 50-cent wings in the Coors Light WRAT Trap.
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