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Rafters To Hold Fundraiser Following Community Tragedy

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Funds Raised To Provide Aid For Family Memorial

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters will offer a special ticket package for the game against the Rockford Rivets on Monday, June 13th to assist in raising funds for a local family following recent events. Tragedy struck the Wisconsin Rapids community a short time ago with the heartbreaking deaths of Paige and Devon Bohn. The Rafters hope to rally the support of the community to aid a family in need.

For the game on Monday, June 13th, fans can purchase a ticket for $15 that will include: a ticket to that evening’s game, hot dog, 16 oz. fountain soda, and a Rafters hat ($25 value). A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to the Bohn Family Memorial. Amanda Bohn, mother of Paige and Devon, will honor their lives with a ceremonial first pitch prior to that night's game.

The Rafters hope everyone can partake in this evening in showing your love and support. Fans can stop down to Witter Field now or call 715-424-5400 to purchase a ticket to the game on Monday, June 13th or any other 2016 regular season game. Tickets can also be purchased online at raftersbaseball.com by using the promo code BohnFamily.

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The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 23rd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2016, 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 140 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 (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website.  For more information, visit www.raftersbaseball.com.