Chasers in the Community: August

Chasers Community Week highlights August community events

By Omaha Storm Chasers | September 7, 2017 10:18 AM

Storm Chasers players and front office members participated in the third annual Chasers Community Week last month, which included visits to Southwest YMCA, Ronald McDonald House and Children's Hospital. The Storm Chasers and Werner Enterprises were both honored to have The Wall That Heals at Werner Park which featured a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. In total, front office staff members also combined to record 208 hours of community service in the month of August.


Community Week Recap (208.75 Hours from front office)

  • Storm Chasers players Christian Binford and Logan Moon played baseball with kids at the Southwest YMCA- July 31
  • Meals that Heals for Ronald McDonald House with Summit Dental - August 1
  • The Storm Chasers organization along with Werner Enterprises hosted The Wall That Heals, half-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, at Werner Park - August 3-6
  • Storm Chasers players Christian Binford and Logan Moon visited Children's Hospital  - August 4
  • Storm Chasers Players and Front Office Staff Members participated in Bellevue Buddy Baseball at Werner Park - August 5
  • The Omaha Storm Chasers organization teamed up with WOWT and First National Bank to Stuff the Bus - August 5


Community Events in August

  • Be the One Ralston Public Schools Kickoff - August 11
  • Stormy and Storm Chasers player Logan Moon attended the End of Summer Bash at First National Bank - August 12
  • Storm Chasers players Christian Binford and Terrance Gore visited with patients at Madonna Hospital- August 15
  • Focus on the Future Welcome at Papillion La Vista South High School - August 16
  • Heartland Hope Mission Pantry Sponsor of the Month - August 17
  • ALS Walk - August 19


Upcoming Community Events in September

  • St. Robert Bellarmine School Walk - September 15 (10:00am)
  • St. Stephen the Martyr Event - September 15 (9:00am)
  • Prairie Queen Fun Run - September 22 (9:00am)


Notable Mascot Appearances for August (over 40 appearances)

  • Fremont Raising Cane's Ribbon Cutting - August 8
  • JDRF One Walk - August 19
  • Millard Days Parade - August 26
  • Bellevue Public Schools- August 31


Upcoming Scheduled Mascot Appearances for September

  • Child Saving Institute Touch A Truck - September 9
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Fundraiser - September 10
  • Turner BBQ - September 22
  • Down Syndrome Alliance Buddy Walk - September 30
  • HyVee Pinky Swear - September 30

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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