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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (May 3, 2017) – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans will host their fourth annual Military Appreciation Night at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The evening features a military card set giveaway of 36 local veterans to the first 1,000 fans, presented by Embrace Hospice, distinctive military-inspired jerseys for the Pelicans and more.
In addition to the military card set giveaway courtesy of Embrace Hospice, the Pelicans will hold a special pregame ceremony to honor the 36 veterans featured in this year’s set. Throughout the game veterans and active military personnel will also be recognized. All veterans or active military members can obtain a free ticket to this contest with their military ID and their families can purchase tickets for just $10 courtesy of Steak and Shake.
The Pelicans will wear military-inspired jerseys in their game against the Lynchburg Hillcats. Forty-one jerseys will be raffled off to veterans and active military in attendance. Both veterans and current military personnel can show their ID at the jersey table on the first base concourse to receive a free raffle ticket to win a jersey. During the seventh inning, raffle winners will be announced, and the winning military members will be invited on the field postgame for a special meet-and-greet with Pelicans players and the club’s coaching staff. These game-worn jerseys are available to veterans and active military personnel through generous donations by friends and family of Embrace Hospice.
Military Appreciation Night is in conjunction with the city of Myrtle Beach’s Military Appreciation Days and is also a Locals Appreciation Night, meaning each fan with a local ID receives $3.00 off their ticket price courtesy of Sparks Toyota and WMBF News. Additionally, one local fan will have a chance to win up to $50,000 in the postgame Dice Roll Extravaganza courtesy of Sparks Toyota & HTC. The night will be capped with a Postgame Fireworks Extravaganza presented by East Coast Pyrotechnics Fireworks.
The 2017 season is the 19th season for the Pelicans franchise and third as the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. For information on tickets to see the Pelicans in 2017, please call (843) 918-6000, e-mail [email protected], or visit www.MyrtleBeachPelicans.com.
ABOUT THE PELICANS: The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs and play their home games at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The park has ranked in the top eight in all of Minor League Baseball by Stadium Journey in each of the last six seasons. The same publication also placed the Pelicans in the Top 100 Stadium Experiences in all of sports in each of the last six years and the best in the Carolina League for six straight seasons as well. In May 2015, TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark won the 2015 TripAdvisor.com Certificate of Excellence award. The Pelicans are the two-time defending Mills Cup Champions, winning the title in 2015 and 2016 as well as 2000 and co-Mills Cup championship honors in the inaugural 1999 season. The Pelicans have made ten postseason appearances behind 12 half-season Southern Division championships, including the first half of the 2015 season and second half of 2016. For more information on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, please contact the Pelicans at (843) 918-6000 or emailing [email protected].