Woodbridge, VA---The Potomac Nationals and Northwest Federal Credit Union are excited to announce a multi-year agreement for Northwest Federal Credit Union to become Pfitzner Stadium's field naming rights partner. Starting immediately, the Home of the Potomac Nationals will be known as "Northwest Federal Field at Pfitzner Stadium."
Serving members for over 70 years, with assets exceeding $3.4 billion, Northwest Federal's Why is to serve and inspire to transform lives. As the lifetime financial partner for over 260,000 member-owners, Northwest Federal is there when you need them, from childhood savings accounts to financing college education, first car, family home, and retirement savings.
Northwest Federal Credit Union provides valuable financial products and services to its members with seven public branches in Northern Virginia, 5,000 shared branches nationwide and 33,000+ free ATMs from coast to coast.
As the field naming rights partner of the Potomac Nationals at Pfitzner Stadium, Northwest Federal Credit Union will become the "Official Credit Union" of the Potomac Nationals.
Along with the field naming rights partnership, Northwest Federal will also be the naming rights partner of the Pfitzner Stadium Field Tarp and the Pfitzner Stadium Bullpen Picnic Area.
"We are thrilled to be the official credit union for the Potomac Nationals, and partner with this great organization, which has long-standing roots in the communities that we serve," said Northwest Federal Credit Union President/CEO, Jeff Bentley.
"With our Manassas branch located right around the corner, we plan to enjoy P-Nats games with our members and employees on a regular basis in the family-friendly stadium."
P-Nats fans won't have to look far to see Northwest Federal Credit Union branding at The Pfitz, as there will be significant dominant-identity signage throughout the ballpark, while digital advertisements will be displayed on the outfield jumbo-tron video board.
Northwest Federal Credit Union will receive additional prominent marketing elements as part of their field naming rights partnership with the Potomac Nationals.
"The Potomac Nationals are thrilled to announce that this partnership with Northwest Federal Credit Union represents a joint agreement in which the Home of the Potomac Nationals will now be known as Northwest Federal Field at Pfitzner Stadium," said Potomac Nationals Chairman & CEO, Art Silber.
"Since 1978, our ball club has remained committed to giving back to our community as a beacon of charitable contributions in concert with high quality family-friendly entertainment in an exciting Minor League Baseball atmosphere at affordable prices," said Silber.
"Northwest Federal Credit Union shares that same commitment to our community, and we look forward to many years of working together as partners, where our friends, fans, and customers will continue to earn our trust, and favor our brands, through expanded personal and business relationships," said Silber.
Northwest Federal Credit Union will be the title presenting sponsor of the 2018 Legends Autograph Series, which will feature nine celebrity guests over seven celebrity appearances at the ballpark.
Film, television, and sports stars will be at Northwest Federal Field throughout the season for free autograph signings and meet and greets with Potomac Nationals fans.
Northwest Federal Credit Union will sponsor two different bobblehead giveaways and one statue giveaway. These unique giveaways include the Uncle Slam "Paint-Your-Own" Mascot Bobblehead on Saturday, July 7th, the Michael A. Tater (Taylor) Potato Statue on Saturday, July 14th, and the Chauncey Leopardi Bobblehead as part of The Sandlot 25th Anniversary Night on Saturday, August 4th.
As part of their community outreach, Northwest Federal Credit Union will partner with the P-Nats on multiple specialty theme jersey auctions, each to benefit a local non-profit organization.
Potomac Nationals players will wear these jerseys on select days during the 2018 season, and fans can bid on them throughout the respective game.
Winning fans will receive autographed, game-worn jerseys, and take a picture with the corresponding player/coach after the game.
Northwest Federal Credit Union will be the presenting sponsor of additional premium giveaways, fireworks shows, and special events throughout the entirety of the multi-year partnership.
"It is truly the Potomac Nationals' privilege to begin this invaluable field naming rights partnership with Northwest Federal Credit Union, a Northern Virginia community staple," said Potomac Nationals General Manager of Sales, Bryan Holland.
"Northwest Federal Credit Union shares the same values and dedication to serving the members of our community with respect to first-class customer service and philanthropic endeavors that the Potomac Nationals embrace on a daily basis, through the conduit of our relationships with our fans, corporate partners, and non-profit organizations alike," said Holland.
The Potomac Nationals' 2018 season is the 41st year of the Potomac Baseball franchise, and 35th year that an iteration of the club has played at the current stadium location.
The organization plays 140 games in the regular season, 70 games each at home and on the road against Carolina League competition.
The Potomac Baseball franchise has been affiliated with the Washington Nationals since 2005, the year that the Washington Nationals franchise moved to Washington, D.C. from Montreal.
The Potomac Nationals of the Carolina League play at Pfitzner Stadium in Woodbridge, Virginia, and are the Carolina League affiliate of the Washington Nationals. The Potomac Nationals have claimed five Carolina League Championship titles (1982, 1989, 2008, 2010, and 2014) and nine CL Northern Division Championships. Sponsorship opportunities for the P-Nats' 2018 season and beyond are available, as well as all-inclusive corporate picnic outings to watch the future stars of the Washington Nationals at The Pfitz. 2018 Potomac Nationals season tickets and mini plans are now on sale. For more information on Potomac Nationals 2018 season tickets, mini plans, group outings, picnic packages, fundraisers, and all things Red, White, and Blue, visit the P-Nats online at www.potomacnationals.com, follow the P-Nats on Facebook (@PotomacNationals), Twitter (@PNats42), and Instagram (@pnats42), or call the Potomac Nationals' Extreme Custom Collision Ticket Office at 703-590-2311.
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