11/18/2010 2:28 PM
Washington, Pa. – The Washington Wild Things, announced the extension of a long-term agreement today with Washington Financial that keeps the bank as the team’s presenting sponsor. In addition, Washington Financial has become the Wild Things’ official community outreach sponsor.
“Washington Financial has demonstrated an incredible commitment to the Wild Things organization by serving as presenting sponsor through the team’s first nine years,” said Todd Marlin, managing director of the Washington Wild Things. “Now, as we move into our tenth season, we are proud to announce that this partnership will continue.”
The partnership includes promotions such as the Honorary Bat Kid and the official sponsorship of every Friday home game, including post-game fireworks displays, a money machine contest, and more.
As the Wild Things’ new community outreach partner, Washington Financial will participate in many of the community appearances the Wild Things make throughout the year. They also will partner with the team to create “Banking in the Classroom,” a rewards-based educational program geared toward middle school students.
“Washington Financial has a long history of community support and the Wild Things provide affordable family entertainment for our community,” said Washington Financial President and CEO Brian J. Smith. “We’re pleased to help continue this tradition.”
Established in 1899, Washington Financial Bank has been serving the financial needs of the community for 111 years with eight conveniently located offices in Canonsburg, Hickory, McMurray and Washington www.mywashingtonfinancial.com.
The Wild Things will play their tenth season at CONSOL Energy Park in 2011. Season ticket, half-season and mini plan packages are on sale now, and deposits for group tickets are being accepted. To order, call the box office at 866-456-WILD or visit the team website at http://www.washingtonwildthings.com.