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Published On: September 27th, 2013

WILLMAR, MN- The Willmar Stingers of the Northwoods League and Van Engen Wealth Management have announced the Dream Team promotion for the 2011 season.    Youth baseball and softball teams will have the opportunity to experience Bill Taunton Stadium and a Stingers home game in a unique way courtesy of Van Engen Wealth Management.    An area youth baseball or softball team will have an opportunity to be introduced on the field with the Willmar Stingers starting lineup.  Each youth team member will be announced over the public address system and will join a Stingers player on the foul line and remain next to the player for the National Anthem.  In addition, each team will receive complementary concession items and 20 tickets to the game.

“We are very pleased to announce a partnership with Brian Van Engen and Van Engen Wealth Management, said Stingers Co-Owner Marc Jerzak.  “The Van Engen Wealth Management Dream Team Program will give area youth an opportunity to experience Stingers Baseball on a whole new level,” added Jerzak.

The Van Engen Wealth Management Dream Team Program is available to youth teams between the ages of 6 to 14.  “We are very proud to offer the Dream Team program to youth teams in our community, said Brian Van Engen, President of Van Engen Wealth Management.   “Stingers games are a tremendous way to spend time with family and friends and the Dream Team program will provide some great memories for kids in the area.”

Youth teams that would like to participate in the Van Engen Wealth Management Dream Team program are encouraged to call 320 222 2010 to sign up.  No fee is required, but a limited number of nights are available.  The Van Engen Wealth Management Dream Team is available during the following Stingers home games:  June 15, June 19, June 25, July 7, July 8, July 14, July 22, July 28, August 5 & August 9.  Please call to reserve your team’s night.  

The Stingers are members of the largest summer collegiate league in the country. More than 160 players were drafted into professional baseball in 2011 from the Northwoods League.  Season tickets for the 2011 season are still available for $149 (reserved seats) and $169 for box seat season tickets.  For more information regarding the roster and the upcoming season presented by Charter, please call 320 222 2010 or visit