Bombers Named Mid-Sized Business of the Year by Battle Creek Chamber of Commerce

Bombers Named Mid-Sized Business of the Year by Battle Creek Chamber of Commerce

Battle Creek, Mich.—The Battle Creek Bombers are bringing home hardware before the season even starts. This May 21st, Firekeepers Casino and Hotel hosted the Battle Creek Chamber Business Excellence Awards. The Bombers were nominated for, and were announced the winner, of the Mid-Sized Business of the Year Award.  Through innovative marketing techniques, such as the widely acclaimed Twinkie Dog and the newly released L’Eggo my Eggo Burger, the Bombers have thrust their organization into the spotlight while maintaining exemplary business practices, earning the franchise this award. 

Bombers General Manager, Tony Iovieno was also nominated for and selected as an Emerging Leader for his work with the team and in the community. Iovieno, along with his General Manager role for the Bombers, also serves as the Vice President of Food & Beverage for the Kalamazoo Growlers. Iovieno added, “Receiving this award means so much to our franchise, and is the result of countless hours spent at the ballpark by our entire staff. I can’t thank the Chamber and our community enough for this recognition, and we’ll look to reward everyone with the most entertaining season of Bombers Baseball yet”.

Be sure to be in attendance when the Bombers open their season at home against the Kalamazoo Growlers on May 29th at 7:05 P.M. Season tickets, mini-plans, individual game tickets and group packages with the Bombers are now on sale. For more information and to reserve your seats for the upcoming season, call 269-962-0735, or email

The Battle Creek Bombers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.  For more information, visit