BURLINGTON, VT - Historic Centennial Field will once again play host to a truly magical event as the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team will play an exhibition against Vermont-based celebrities August 1st, 2015. Made up of Veterans and Active-Duty Soldiers and Marines who have lost a limb(s) in post 9/11 combat, the WWAST tours the country in hopes of raising awareness of the sacrifices of braves soldiers and to show that through extensive training and rehabilitation, that these Soldiers, and others like them, that life without a limb is limitless.
The August 1st event will include an exhibition game with former Major League Pitchers Bill "Spaceman" Lee and Len Whitehouse. Actor, producer, and writer Rusty "The Logger" Dewees, country music star Jamie Lee Thurston, and Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger are also among those scheduled to appear. This has been made possible through support from the Four Aces Family Foundation.
Game time is 6:05 PM with gates opening at Centennial Field at 5:00 PM. All tickets are $5 and will be available at select Jolley locations and at the Vermont Lake Monsters ticket office or by calling (802) 655-6611, starting July 6th. All ticket proceeds will benefit the mission of the WWAST, as well as to the creation of an annual WWAST Kids Camp for children amputees.
For further information, please call the Lake Monsters front office at (802) 655 4200 or visit http://www.woundedwarrioramputeesoftballteam.org