75 veterans will receive free tickets to Larks game on July 5.
The Bismarck Larks and Eide Ford Lincoln are combining efforts to honor veterans in the community with a Military Appreciation Night at the ballpark. This event will be Wednesday, July 3 when the Larks take on the Mankato Moondogs at 7:35 p.m.
You can nominate a veteran to receive free tickets at here. The first 75 veteran nominees will win a free ticket to the Larks game, a special recognition, and a free Larks hat. Additional tickets are available to purchase for them to sit with friends and family. The game will feature patriotic speed painter Lance Brown and the Larks “Red White and Boom” firework show, the largest of the season.
“These are real heroes in our community. They deserve more tribute than we could ever give them, but this is a start,” said John Bollinger, Larks general manager. “Thanks to our friends at Eide Ford Lincoln, we’re excited to offer these veterans an experience we hope they and their families will always remember.”
The Larks and Eide Ford Lincoln will select one outstanding veteran as the Larks Veteran of the Year. The winning veteran will receive $1,000 towards the veteran charity of their choice, the chance to throw out the first pitch, a full-page story in the Larks game-day program and a special on-field recognition during the game fans will not want to miss.Go to here to nominate a veteran and for more information.
The Bismarck Larks are a proud affiliate of the Northwoods League, the proven leader in development of elite college baseball players. The Larks mission is to use FUN to make a difference in the lives of our families, businesses, players, and communities we serve. This is accomplished with a commitment to putting fans first and providing high quality family entertainment at affordable prices. In 2018, the Larks sold out 30 of their 36 home games in Bismarck Municipal Ballpark, home of Dakota Community Bank and Trust Field. The Larks were named Northwoods Organization of the Year in 2017 and 2018.
The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. The 25-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 200 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (MIA). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.northwoodsleague.com or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.