Peoria Charter to Serve as Cougars Official Transportation Carrier for 2017 Season

Cougars branded team bus will arrive at Northwestern Medicine Field in early April

By Jacquie Boatman / Kane County Cougars | March 28, 2017 3:08 PM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars and Peoria Charter Coach Company have announced that Peoria Charter will serve as the Cougars official transportation carrier for the 2017 season. The Cougars branded team bus will arrive at Northwestern Medicine Field the week of April 3 and fans will have multiple opportunities throughout the season to view the bus, including Opening Night on Thursday, April 6.

Created by Cougars graphic designer Emmet Broderick, the redesigned bus features the Cougars primary logo, which was unveiled during the fall of 2015, as well as the Major League and Minor League Baseball logos along with the Arizona Diamondbacks logo to signify the Cougars relationship with their Major League affiliate.

"We're proud of our relationship with the Kane County Cougars," said Peoria Charter Coach President and Owner Bill Winkler. "We couldn't think of a better organization to associate our name with. Thank you to the players, staff and fans for the support that has been shown to our company over the last seven years."

"The Cougars organization is incredibly thankful to Peoria Charter Coach for their support," said Vice President and General Manager Curtis Haug. "We're excited that our fans will once again be able to see the wonderful look of our very own team-branded bus throughout the season."

Opening Night for the Cougars is Thursday, April 6 at Northwestern Medicine Field against the Clinton LumberKings at 6:30 p.m. Visit to purchase tickets and for more information.

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About the Kane County Cougars

The Cougars, Class-A Minor League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, have been at the forefront of family-friendly entertainment since 1991. In 2015, the franchise became the first Class-A team in Minor League Baseball history to welcome 11 million fans through the gates. A total of 152 former Cougars have reached the Major Leagues including Miguel Cabrera, Nelson Cruz, Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez and Kyle Schwarber.

About Peoria Charter Coach Company

A family-owned business providing service, reputation and tradition since 1941, Peoria Charter Coach Company operates a fleet of 60 late-model motorcoaches that can provide accommodations for up to 55 passengers for any type of group event. Individuals can also use Peoria Charter Coach Company service for daily trips to and from several locations in Chicago including O'Hare and Midway Airports as well as Union Station. Students attending state universities such as Bradley (Peoria), University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana) and Illinois State University (Bloomington-Normal) can also take advantage of weekend service to the Chicagoland area. More information is available at or by calling (800) 448-0572.


This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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