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ELKS LODGE 957 HOSTING 35th ANNUAL WELCOME BACK BASEBALL DINNER

EVENT TAKES PLACE ON APRIL 18th AT 6 PM; TICKETS ON SALE NOW
 
(New Britain, Conn., March 29, 2017) - Elks Lodge 957 of New Britain will be hosting the 35th Annual Welcome Back Baseball Dinner at the Lodge (30 Washington Street, New Britain) on April 18th, 2017 at 6 PM. Tickets are on sale now at both the Lodge and the New Britain Stadium Box Office for $15, with proceeds from the event benefitting the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
 
Dating back to 1983, Elks Lodge 957 has hosted a Welcome Back Dinner for every one of New Britain’s 35 professional baseball seasons. The Lodge will be serving a roast beef dinner, included with the price of each ticket, along with a cash only bar for beverages. Parking for the event is available at the Municipal Garage on Washington Street.
 
The Lodge will host a special meet and greet with the team for children ages 12 and under from 5 PM to 6 PM, open to those not staying for the dinner. Tickets for the Kids Meet and Greet are available exclusively at Elks Lodge 957. Tickets are $5 for the Meet and Greet.
 
Raffle tickets will be available, with all proceeds from the raffle benefitting Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. The prizes, donated both by the Bees and members of the lodge, will be raffled off after dinner, and include team signed merchandise and a suite at a Bees game during the 2017 season.
 
About the New Britain Bees
 
The New Britain Bees are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, playing all home games at New Britain Stadium. Opening Day is April 21st against the York Revolution at 6:35 PM. Tickets for the 2017 season, including Season Tickets and Mini-Plans, are available by calling 860-826-BEES (2337), online at NBBees.com, or by visiting the New Britain Bees’ Front Office.
 
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
 
The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 36 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB.  The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.
 
For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com
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