The New England Black Wolves and FOX61 will join together to honor local military personnel and first responders throughout New England on Saturday, Feb. 22. The Pack will welcome the Rochester Knighthawks for Hometown Heroes night at 7pm.
Military personnel and first responders who provide proper ID can take advantage of an exclusive offer – a $16-dollar ticket that includes a $5 concession voucher – by purchasing tickets at the box office on game night. Call 844-LAX-WOLF for more information.
“This game is an opportunity for us to honor the heroes among us who have served or are serving our country as well as those serving our community. We appreciate the partnership FOX61 provides in order to further highlight these amazing individuals,” said Black Wolves Vice President Amber Cox.
Army veteran and FOX61 Graphic Designer Boris Shaw will serve as the guest of the game and FOX61 Meteorologist Rachel Piscatelli will provide an in-game weather segment. The New England Black Wolves’ Community Spotlight for the night is the Three Rivers Community College Veterans’ Organization. The organization will receive half of the 50/50 raffle proceeds of the evening.
“We are looking forward to Hometown Heroes Night and joining the Black Wolves in saluting our military personnel and first responders,” said Jon Hitchcock, Vice President and General Manager of FOX61. “These men and women have given their all on behalf of our country and communities and are deserving of recognition of their extraordinary service.
The Black Wolves are also partnering with United Way of Southeastern Connecticut to host a food drive on Hometown Heroes Night. Fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to donate and help fight hunger.
Tickets for Hometown Heroes game on Feb. 22 start at $15 per game. For more information, contact a Black Wolves sales representative by calling 844-LAX-WOLF or visit blackwolves.com.