Norwich, CT - The Connecticut Tigers of the New York-Penn League will hold a town-hall style forum on Saturday May 1, 2010 at the Olde Mistick Village Art Cinemas in Mystic, CT from 12:00- 1:00 P.M..
The meeting is the second of two, following a similar event at the Holiday Inn in Norwich on April 17th. The forum will allow fans from the southern part of New London County to meet the staff and ask questions or provide suggestions. In addition, the forum will allow the fans and media to get to know the staff in hopes of building a strong and lasting connection with the community.
The Olde Mistick Village Art Cinemas
is located at 27 Coogan Boulevard in Mystic, next-door to the Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration.
The Connecticut Tigers pride themselves on being a valuable member of the community. Donations, mascot and player appearances, summer reading programs, baseball camps, and fundraising opportunities are just a few of the things the Tigers do to make a difference in the community.
The Tigers are the Class-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers and begin play in the New York-Penn League in 2010 after re-locating to Norwich from Oneonta, New York after 44 seasons. The Tigers' home opener at Dodd Stadium will be June 26th at 7:05 P.M. against the Vermont Lake Monsters (Class-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals). The New-York Penn League is a short season Single-A league with 14 teams that play 76 games per year. Total attendance for the New York-Penn League in 2009 was 1,786,735.
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