Skip to main content
jump to navigation
The Official Site of Minor League Baseball
Below is an advertisement.

SOCU Axle Bear's Book Buddies

The Axle Bear's Book Buddies Reading Challenge, presented by Service One Credit Union, challenges students to read five (5) books outside of the normal curriculum during the school year. The students who complete the challenge will earn two (2) tickets to a 2013 Bowling Green Hot Rods game at Bowling Green Ballpark at a special "Book Buddies Challenge" celebration, presented by Service One Credit Union.

Prizes will be awarded by the Hot Rods to the schools with the highest percentage of students who complete the challenge:

• 1st Place - $1,500 • 2nd Place - $500 • 3rd Place - $500
In the event of a tie, the Hot Rods will break the tie with a random drawing.

How can your school participate?

1.) Principals or other school representatives can request Axle Bear's Book Buddies Bookmark Forms from the Hot Rods Community Relations Manager Michelle Gravert at 270.901.2121 or by e-mailing mgravert@bghotrods.com.

OR

2.) Principals or other school representatives can request a visit from Axle the Bear or Roscoe the Grease Monkey, the famed Hot Rods mascots! Axle or Roscoe and a member of the Hot Rods front office staff can travel to your school to host an introductory assembly which ties to your curriculum! The assembly serves as a pep rally for reading and delivers a positive message to kids. Assemblies are limited to the first 40 schools. Call the Hot Rods Community Relations Manager Michell Gravert at 270.901.2121 or e-mail mgravert@bghotrods.com to schedule a date and time for your assembly!

On behalf of the Hot Rods Service One Credit Union (Federally Insured by NCUA), cheers to reading during the 2012-2013 school year!