AKRON, Ohio (May 30, 2012) – The Akron Racers are pleased to announce a charitable partnership with the JE Carsten Company, distributors of Slush Puppie, to bring a unique slushie flavor to Firestone Stadium during the Akron Racers first home stand of the season, June 7-10.
As part of the “Season of Caring,” the Racers will open the year with their first series by helping to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease through the Alzheimer’s Association.
In conjunction with the Season of Caring for Alzheimer’s Awareness Series, proceeds from the special edition Polar Purple Shiver, grape flavored slushies will all benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.
For more information on the 2012 Akron Racers season, including tickets and upcoming promotions please visit the new look www.akronracers.org.
About the Akron Racers: The Akron Racers, headquartered in Akron, OH, are the oldest existing team in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. The Racers competed in the Women's Pro Softball League (WPSL) for two seasons in 1999 and 2000 and in the NPF since 2004. Historic Firestone Stadium is home to the Racers and numerous amateur events at all levels of play. The Racers kick-off their 11th season of play in 2012.
About National Pro Fastpitch: National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball since 2002.
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