Over $3200 worth of prizes will be given away as a part of on-field promotions on during the game
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin – Life has many major milestones and the Rafters, along with area local businesses, would like to help fans celebrate those milestones with Circle of Life Night as the Rafters take on the Thunder Bay Border Cats on August 7.
The prizes include a new baby stroller from Riverview Hospital to celebrate birth, a new set of four tires from Wheeler’s Chevrolet for that first car, $1,000 in tuition and books at Mid-State Technical College, a five piece bar/patio set from Sears Hometown Store for that first home, and a travel home medical accessories kit from Alpine Home Medical for later in life. In total, the prizes are valued at over $3200. For a chance to be in an on-field promotion to win one of these great prizes, fans will sign up at each individual businesses table located under the Witter Field grandstand prior to or during the game.
First pitch between the Rafters and Border Cats will be at 7:05 p.m., with gates opening at 6:05. Tickets are still available for the game and can be purchased by calling 715-424-5400 or visiting RaftersBaseball.com.
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, 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 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (KC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit www.raftersbaseball.com.