BlueClaws to Support "Real Men Wear Pink" American Cancer Society Campaign at Thursday's Game

Includes single jersey to be auctioned off, survivors parade, and more

By Lakewood BlueClaws | August 10, 2018 1:31 PM

The BlueClaws are partnering with the American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer Awareness Night on Thursday. 

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The BlueClaws have partnered with the American Cancer Society and their Real Men Wear Pink initiative for Breast Cancer Awareness Night on Thursday, August 16th at the BlueClaws 7:05 pm game against Rome at FirstEnergy Park. 

There are several elements to the night, starting with a special promo code. When fans buy their tickets online (click here to order online) and use the promo code "StrikeOutCancer," then $3 from each ticket purchase will be donated directly to the American Cancer Society. 

BlueClaws mascot Buster will be wearing a special pink jersey that will be auctioned off with proceeds being donated to the American Cancer Society and their Real Men Wear Pink initiative. 

Survivor Parade - Breast cancer survivors, their friends, and family members are invited to participate in a pre-game survivors parade on the field before the game. Participants are instructed to wear pink and meet on the plaza outside FirstEnergy Park between 5:30 pm and 6:10 pm. The parade will begin on the field at 6:15 pm. Anyone who is interested in participating in the parade can email Jennifer Lefthand withe the American Cancer Society, Jennifer.lefthand@cancer.org.

Thursday's game is also Ladies Night, which includes a Tote Bag Giveaway for the first 1,000 women thanks to New Jersey Natural Gas. After the game, stay for a Diamond Dig (first 250 women to sign up on the concourse at the Toyota World of Lakewood table before the game). It's the final Thirsty Thursday (95.9 WRAT) of the regular season with dollar beer and 75-cent wings from Quaker Steak & Lube in the BlueClaws Biergarten. For more on Ladies Night, click here

Tweet from @BlueClaws: Check out the Ladies Night Tote Bags given out at the game on August 16th thanks to @NJNaturalGas. pic.twitter.com/yo48etY6qQ

About the American Cancer Society: Every dollar raised helps the American Cancer Society save lives from breast cancer through early detection and prevention, innovative breast cancer research, and patient support. They are currently funding more than $62.6 million in breast cancer research grants nationwide. They also provide free, comprehensive information and support to those touched by breast cancer when and where they need it. And, the American Cancer Society helps people take steps to reduce their breast cancer risk or find it early, when it may be easier to treat.

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