Hillsboro, Ore. -- The Hillsboro Hops announced Thursday that they have solidified an agreement with their sixth and final "Founding Corporate Partner" in Advantis Credit Union. Advantis Credit Union joins the Hops Founding Corporate Partners that include BridgePort Brewing, Nike, The Oregonian/Oregonlive.com, Les Schwab and Tuality Healthcare.
Advantis Credit Union (www.advantiscu.org) is local and member-owned with over 50,000 members and five branches in the Metro area. This year Advantis celebrates 85 years of service to the local community.
"There is so much excitement about the return of baseball to our community, and we are proud to be part of it as a founding partner with the Hillsboro Hops," said Wendy Edwards, vice president of marketing and human resources for Advantis Credit Union.
All founding partners will have featured signage adjacent to the video board, promotional opportunities, hospitality opportunities and use of the Hops team marks for co-marketing.
The Hillsboro Hops will play their first season in Oregon after moving from Yakima, Wash. The team will begin their 76-game regular season on Friday, June 14 with a three-game series against the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. The Hops will make their home debut in Hillsboro on Monday, June 17 when they play host to the Eugene Emeralds for a three-game series. For a complete 2013 Hillsboro Hops schedule, go online to www.hillsborohops.com. Hillsboro Hops season tickets are on sale now by calling 503-640-0887 or by going online to www.hillsborohops.com.
About Hillsboro Hops:
The Hillsboro Hops are the Single-A baseball affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The team's season runs from mid-June to early September. The franchise relocated to Hillsboro in 2012 and will begin play in 2013 in a new state-of-the-art 4,500 capacity ballpark. The Hops are part of the 58-year old Northwest League, which includes teams in Boise, Eugene, Salem-Keizer, Tri-Cities, Spokane, Everett and Vancouver. Major League stars who rose to prominence via the Northwest League include Ken Griffey Jr., Felix Hernandez, Edgar Martinez, Reggie Jackson, Ozzie Smith, Rickey Henderson and Tony Gwynn. Follow the Hops on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HillsboroHops and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/HillsboroHops.