NORWICH, CT- The Connecticut Tigers are pleased to announce a donation to the Mayor's Pantry of Norwich of $5,420 from parking revenue collected at Dodd Stadium.
"Norwich Human Services is pleased to accept this check from the CT Tigers on behalf of our Norwich food pantries," said Director of Human Services Beverly Goulet. "We appreciate this very generous donation and also wish to thank the CT Tigers fans for their support!"
Tigers Vice President & Assistant General Manager Eric Knighton (far left) and Vice President & General Manager C.J. Knudsen (far right) made the presentation on Friday. Goulet, Norwich Human Services Account Clerk Sheila Molocko and Norwich Human Services Administrative Coordinator Janice Thompson (all pictured) accepted the check on behalf of the city.
"It's vitally important for the Tigers to be an active member of our community," said Knudsen. "Norwich does so much for us and this is a great way for us to give back!"
The Connecticut Tigers are the NYPL affiliate of the Detroit Tigers and play a 76 game (38 home, 38 away) that opens on June 17 against the Lowell Spinners, affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. 2013 season tickets and tickets to the 2013 NYPL All-Star Game are now on sale! The front office and ticket office is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and can be accessed in person or by calling 860-887-7962. In addition, fans may purchase tickets online at cttigers.com.
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