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3rd Annual Line Drive Canned Food Drive

Free Baseball Clinic at Lake Olmstead Stadium
November 8, 2016

AUGUSTA, GA - The Augusta GreenJackets, Single-A Affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, in conjunction with Platinum Sports and Complete Game are excited to announce the 3rd Annual Line Drive Canned Food Drive and FREE Baseball Clinic in memory of Terry Childers Senior on Saturday, November 12th from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm.  

"It is an honor for the GreenJackets to partner with the Childers Family to host this clinic at Lake Olmstead Stadium and support a great cause", stated GreenJackets General Manager Tom Denlinger. "We invite the CSRA to come out, bring lots of canned goods and receive professional instruction from Platinum Sports and Complete Game."  

In memory of Terry Childers Sr., families across the CSRA are invited to come and take part in this FREE clinic benefiting Golden Harvest Food Bank. Each participant will receive a T-shirt when you register in advance. Families are encouraged to bring canned goods and other non-perishable food items to be donated to Golden Harvest Food Bank who will be on site to collect.

You can also bring items anytime between now and Nov. 12th to the Platinum Sports & Complete Game facility at 3855 Washington Rd. You do not have to participate in the clinic to bring food donations! Over the past two years, over 1,000 meals have been raised! Come join us for this awesome event for our community!

Register online at Go to camps/clinics for your free registration.

"We are excited for the 3rd Annual LDCD. Platinum Sports & Complete Game would like to thank the Augusta GreenJackets for their partnership in this awesome event for our community", stated Matt Childers owner Platinum Sports & Complete Game. "This FREE event for the community is held in Memory of Terry Childers Sr. who grew up just blocks away from the current GreenJackets stadium, Lake Olmstead Stadium and had an extremely positive impact on our community. As a boy and young man he was a member of the Boys Club of Augusta and later served on the Boys & Girls Club board for several years. He was a successful business man after a career of coaching baseball at the collegiate level. We are honored to be able to give back to the community and Golden Harvest Food Bank in his memory! "

Event Details:

  • Saturday, November 12th from 10am-12:30pm
  • Lake Olmstead Stadium, 78 Milledge Road, Augusta, GA 30904
  • Giving back to the community with a FREE baseball clinic - beginning to experienced players welcome
  • Professional instruction from Platinum Sports & Complete Game
  • Bring canned food items and non-perishable food items to benefit Golden Harvest Food Bank
  • Opportunity to support the community together and have some FUN

The GreenJackets open their 29th consecutive season of professional baseball in the CSRA on Thursday, April 13th against the Columbia Fireflies (New York Mets). Mark your Calendars for the 3rd Annual Auggie's Holiday Bazaar & Toys for Tots Drive on Saturday, Dec. 10th from 11-2. For more information about offseason stadium rentals, contact the front office at (706) 922-WINS (9467). All GreenJackets Ticket Plans including Full, Half, and Weekend Plans are on sale now for the 2017 season. To guarantee your seats, order your 2017 Ticket Packages today at GreenJackets ticket plans make for a great holiday gift! 

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