GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars have announced a new sponsorship agreement with Huntington Bank. Effective immediately Huntington Bank will serve as the official presenting sponsor for Kane County Cougars baseball.
"We are excited to announce Huntington Bank as the new presenting sponsor of Cougars baseball," said Curtis Haug, Vice President and General Manager of the Cougars. "Huntington has made a significant commitment to not only the Cougars, but the community as a company that believes in making a difference for their neighbors."
Haug continued, "The partnership with Huntington Bank will provide the Cougars additional opportunities to build quality relationships to meet the needs of fans by improving upon their customer service and continuing to invest in the community by providing the very best, affordable family entertainment in the Chicago area."
Fans attending a Cougars game this season will see Huntington's presence throughout the ballpark in various ways including unique giveaways, post-game fireworks shows and an in-game promotion known as Homerun for Life to celebrate community members.
"Our partnership with the Kane County Cougars builds upon our mutual commitment to Chicago," said Pete Gillespie, regional president of Huntington Bank in Chicago. "Banking is about people, and it is our passion and purpose to make people's lives better. This partnership is an extension of Huntington's long-standing approach of investing our success back into our local communities."
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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 163 former Cougars have reached the Major Leagues including Miguel Cabrera, Nelson Cruz, Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez and Kyle Schwarber.
About Huntington Bank
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with $104 billion of assets and a network of 966 branches and 1,848 ATMs across eight Midwestern states. Founded in 1866, The Huntington National Bank and its affiliates provide consumer, small business, commercial, treasury management, wealth management, brokerage, trust and insurance services. Huntington also provides auto dealer, equipment finance, national settlement and capital market services that extend beyond its core states. Visit www.huntington.com for more information.
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