A deep and impactful response to an April Fools' Day prank has paved the way for an exciting night at Werner Park, as the Omaha Storm Chasers have announced "Omaha Potholes Night" for Wednesday, April 24. After epically pranking sports business reporter Darren Rovell, the Storm Chasers organization also wishes to extend a special invitation to the Senior Executive Producer for The Action Network to attend Omaha Potholes Night and throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
In addition to pothole-related on-field games, baseball-related items will be auctioned off during that night's game to raise money through Chasers Charities to help restore little league fields damaged by the historic floods in the Omaha Metro community. The Storm Chasers are currently in the process of filling in the rest of the details for that night's activities, which will be announced in the near future.
A limited run of Omaha Potholes shirts and caps are now available to be pre-ordered through the Storm Front Team Store. 20% of the proceeds will go to helping restore little league fields damaged by the historic floods in the Omaha Metro community through Chasers Charities. Jerseys will be available on a later date in the Storm Front Team Store. Pre-orders are now being accepted and can be purchased at this link: http://bit.ly/2UelE8S.
April 24 is also Wiener Wednesday, with hot dogs available for just 25 cents each, and Bark at the Park, giving fans the chance to enjoy a baseball game with their lovable pups at Werner Park. Tickets are available and can be purchased at this link: http://bit.ly/2UnBkWB.
Established in 2010, Chasers Charities serves as the charitable arm of the Omaha Storm Chasers. Together, they are committed to being active members of the Greater Omaha Metro community by creating ways to fund or influence youth sports. The foundation accomplishes this mission through financial donations, as well as in-kind support, including memorabilia, tickets and publicity.
The Storm Chasers begin the 2019 season on the road against the Memphis Redbirds on Thursday, April 4. Opening Night at Werner Park is set for Tuesday, April 9 versus the Oklahoma City Dodgers, with first pitch scheduled for 6:35pm CT. Tickets are available for all 70 home dates at Werner Park, and can be purchased online at www.omahastormchasers.com/tickets.
The Omaha Storm Chasers are the Triple-A Affiliate of the Kansas City Royals and play at Werner Park in Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska. For more information please visit omahastormchasers.com and follow us on Twitter @omastormchasers and "like" us at facebook.com/omahastormchasers.
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