Waterloo, Iowa – The Waterloo Bucks continue to unveil their promotional schedule for the 2014 season with today’s announcement of their Breast Cancer Awareness – Pink Out Buck Night to support The Beyond Pink TEAM. The Bucks have teamed up with the Cedar Valley Breast Care Center, Fober, Arensdorf & Associates, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., and Great Clips for their June 16 game. During the game, the Bucks will wear special pink game jerseys which will be auctioned off after the game with all proceeds going to The Beyond Pink TEAM.
In addition to the Breast Cancer Awareness festivities, the June 16 game will be a Buck Night, featuring $1 beer, $1 hot dogs, and $1 popcorn. One dollar admission coupons are available from the Cedar Valley Breast Care Center, Fober, Arensdorf & Associates, Great Clips, and ROCK 108. Fans are encouraged to wear pink to the game to support the cause.
Fans will also be able to purchase pink t-shirts at the Riverfront Stadium Souvenir Shop which will allow them free admission into the June 16 game, courtesy of the Cedar Valley Breast Care Center and Fober, Arensdorf & Associates while supplies last. All proceeds of the t-shirt sales will go to The Beyond Pink TEAM.
On June 16, the Bucks host the Thunder Bay Border Cats with gates opening at 5:30 pm and first pitch slated for 6:35 pm. The game is the third game of a four-game homestand for the Bucks. The Bucks will announce more pieces of their 2014 promotional schedule in the coming weeks.
The Beyond Pink TEAM is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide breast cancer prevention, education, support, and advocacy for comprehensive, quality care in the Cedar Valley and surrounding communities. For more information, check out their website at http://cedarvalleybreastcancer.org/wp/.
The Bucks will open the 2014 season on the road versus the Rochester Honkers on May 27, but return to Waterloo for information, call the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633. All 72 games may be heard on 1330 AM ESPN (KWLO). Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks in the off-season by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com.
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The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21stseason 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 via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit www.waterloobucks.com.