ST. CLOUD ROX ANNOUNCE NATIONAL SPORTS MEMORABILIA AUCTION
ST. CLOUD ROX ANNOUNCE NATIONAL SPORTS MEMORABILIA AUCTION;
ONLINE FUNDRAISER PROMOTES MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS!
ST. CLOUD, MN, MAY 31, 2019 – The St. Cloud Rox announced today that the baseball club will launch a special National Sports Memorabilia Online Auction tomorrow morning beginning at 12:01 AM (Saturday, June 1st) for people all across the country to bid on some of the most in-demand sports related gifts signed by the game’s top professional & collegiate stars in the industry.
The auction site features gifts ranging from autographed jerseys by Steph Curry (Golden State Warriors), Peyton Manning (Indianapolis Colts). Mike Trout (Los Angeles Angels), Max Scherzer (Washington Nationals) and Clayton Kershaw (Los Angeles Dodgers) to an autographed San Francisco 49ers NFL game helmet signed by team legends Joe Montana and Jerry Rice to a framed Duke University Men’s Basketball game action photo signed by Zion Williamson, their all-everything freshman, who is expected to go No. 1 overall in the upcoming NBA Draft … plus many more unique sports collectibles.
The Rox have teamed up with Marco, one of the largest technology providers in the country with 64 offices located throughout the Midwest, to present the online auction that will serve as a fundraiser for the Suicide Prevention Fund at CentraCare Health Foundation in St. Cloud and the Rox newly created Project S.A.V.E. Foundation that supports youth-related programs and activities involving Sports, Arts, Volunteerism and Education initiatives (such as Mental Health) throughout Central Minnesota.
“This charitable site was put together with the main emphasis placed on helping promote Mental Health Awareness,” said Jim Loria, Corporate & Community Partnerships Director for the Rox. “The suicide rate worldwide is the highest its been in decades and is a public health issue that needs far more attention. The Rox are grateful for the corporate support provided by Marco to allow this fundraiser to take place.”
All auction bids will close out on June 30th at 11:59 PM CST. The website’s official URL address is https://roxsilentauction.afrogs.org. Individuals can Text the word Rox to 555888 to gain access to the Mobile Auction site. The Rox Online Auction was designed and produced by OT Sports Auctions in Burlington, North Carolina.
The Rox will open their eighth season of Northwoods League Baseball tomorrow night (Saturday, June 1st) at 7:05 PM versus the Bismarck Larks. The home opener will feature a special post-game Fireworks Show presented by Coborn’s. All single games tickets – including the home opener – can be purchased in person at the Rox Ticket Office located at the Municipal Athletic Complex (MAC), by calling the Rox Ticket office at 320.240.9798 between 9A-5P, M-F or 24 hours a day by visiting www.stcloudrox.com.
The St. Cloud Rox are a member of the Northwoods League, considered the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players. It 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 with well over 200 former Northwoods League players having 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 portal. For more information, visit www.stcloudrox.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rox as your favorite team.