Potomac Nationals Hosts Military Appreciation Night with Hope For The Warriors

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Night to include Fun, Fireworks and Family-Friendly Activities. Proceeds to benefit Hope For The Warriors

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We are so proud to honor the service members who protect our country and their families.

Local minor league baseball club, the Potomac Nationals, will host a Military Appreciation Night on Sunday, June 23, 2013. The night will include family-friendly fun, fireworks and more. The night will honor and remember members of the military and raise funds for Hope For The Warriors®, their featured nonprofit. Hope For The Warriors® is a national nonprofit organization that assists post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty.

Military Appreciation Night will feature the Potomac Nationals v. Carolina Mudcats at 6 p.m. Throughout the night, military past and present will be honored. After the game, The best fireworks show in Northern Virginia will complete the night. Funds raised through sponsorships, raffle tickets and more will benefit Hope For The Warriors®. To purchase tickets, contact Laura Halligan, lhalligan@hopeforthewarriors.org.

"We are so proud to honor the service members who protect our country and their families,” Josh Olerud, Potomac Nationals General Manager/Vice President said. “This is an exciting opportunity to continue our military community outreach through Military Appreciation Night at Pfitzner Stadium to benefit our featured nonprofit organization, Hope For The Warriors®."

Additional contributions can be made directly to Hope For The Warriors® at http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org.

“We are very excited to be part of this event,” Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® President, said. “The Potomac Nationals and the community of Woodbridge share our values of honoring those who have served and sacrificed.”

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The mission of Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator (http://www.charitynavigator.org) for two consecutive years. Charity Navigator is an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.

The Potomac Nationals of the Carolina League play at Pfitzner Stadium in Woodbridge, Virginia, and are the Class-A Advanced affiliate of the Washington Nationals. P-Nats 2013 season tickets, mini plans, and individual game tickets are on sale now. Sponsorship opportunities for the ‘13 season are still available. Plan your corporate outing now in preparation for the summer months as the P-Nats offer discounted group rates and all-inclusive picnic options. Visit the P-Nats online at http://www.potomacnationals.com or call the ticket office at 703-590-2311 for more.

Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.

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