FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 30, 2013) - On Saturday, June 8, the Fort Myers Miracle will host a very special evening at the ballpark with the 4th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Night presented by the Lee Memorial Health System Foundation and Sun Broadcasting.
The Miracle play the Bradenton Marauders at 6:05 p.m. at Hammond Stadium and fireworks will light up the Southwest Florida sky after the game. The first 500 women entering the ballpark will receive a pink tote bag compliments of McDonald's. Gates will open at 5 p.m.
In honor of breast cancer survivors, the Miracle will wear pink jerseys that will be available for auction during the game. The auction will take place on the concourse and conclude in the middle of the sixth inning. Fans with the winning bids will be invited onto the field after the game to receive the jersey from the respective player.
The silent auction will also other items including a Key West Express Round Trip flight from Air Expeditions Seaplane Adventures, dinner and show for four from the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, a two-day, one-night stay at the Crowne Plaza including gift certificates to Shoeless Joe's Sports Cafe, gift certificates from Norman Love Chocolates, the Prawnbroker restaurant, the University Grill and much more.
Compliments of 94.5 The Arrow and Scream Guitars, there also be a special raffle for a one of a kind pink electric guitar.
A portion of the net proceeds will benefit the Lee Memorial Health Systems Regional Cancer Center to assist with mammogram services for uninsured and underinsured patients.
Prior to the game, a survivor walk will begin at 5:15 p.m. around the warning track at Hammond Stadium. Fans who are survivors are invited to take part. Proceeds from the jersey auction, silent auction and raffles will be used to assist with mammogram services for uninsured women and men in the community.
Tickets are available at the Miracle offices on the third floor of Hammond Stadium from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Fans can purchase tickets online at www.miraclebaseball.com or call (239) 768-4210.