Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The great Volcanoes event of 2014

Thursday, August 7th – Cancer Awareness Weekend sponsored by Hematology Oncology of Salem.  . This is the “granddaddy” weekend of the summer, as the Volcanoes honor and celebrate cancer survivors.   Survivors also will receive special gifts.   The Volcanoes begin a three-game homestand with the Boise Hawks, affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.  We will kickoff the evening with a pre-game concert by “JT and the Tourists” on the Entertainment Deck, adjacent to the Lava Lodge from 5:00 until 6:15.   Gates will open at 4:45.   “JT and the Tourists” are a tremendous ‘50’s and ‘60’s rock-n-roll band.   Great entertainment, and fun to listen to.   Enjoy the fabulous music of “JT and the Tourists”, and the evening ends with an exciting Fireworks Show courtesy of Hematology Oncology of Salem.  The Volcanoes will be wearing their Cancer Awareness Jerseys compliments of Dr. Chuck Petrunin.  If you know a cancer survivor, be sure to invite them to this very special event, you can surprise them too as the Volcanoes will display photographs of cancer survivors on the Stadium’s jumbotron FREE during the game…email the picture(s) to the Volcanoes at probasebal@aol.com (yes, one “L” in baseball).  “In memory of” photographs will also gladly be displayed.   It is also our fifth of six $1.00 Thursday Nights where selected adult beverages are just $1.00 during the game in the Stadium’s Lava Lodge Sports Pub.  Game Time is 6:35; Gates Open at 4:45.


Friday, August 8th, Cancer Awareness Weekend continues as the Volcanoes honor and celebrate all cancer survivors.   After the game with the Boise Hawks, affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, there will be an outstanding Fireworks Show courtesy of Hematology Oncology of Salem.  Survivors will receive special gifts.   The Volcanoes will honor and celebrate all cancer survivors, as survivors will be invited to meet the Volcanoes Player on-the-field prior to the game (must arrive by 5:45), and be involved in pre-game ceremonies.  The Volcanoes will be wearing their Cancer Awareness Jerseys compliments of Dr. Chuck Petrunin.  If you know a cancer survivor be sure to invite them to this very special event, you can surprise them too as the Volcanoes will display photographs of cancer survivors on the Stadium’s jumbotron FREE during the game…email the picture(s) to the Volcanoes at probasebal@aol.com (yes, one “L” in baseball).  “In memory of” photographs will also gladly be displayed.   Game Time is 6:35; Gates Open at 5:30.

Saturday, August 9th, Cancer Awareness Weekend.  The Volcanoes conclude their three-game homestand with the Boise Hawks.   Survivors will receive special gifts.  After the game, there will be another outstanding Fireworks Show courtesy of Hematology Oncology of Salem. The Volcanoes will be wearing their Cancer Awareness Jerseys compliments of Dr. Chuck Petrunin.  If you know a cancer survivor be sure to invite them to this very special event, you can surprise them too as the Volcanoes will display photographs of cancer survivors on the Stadium’s jumbotron FREE during the game…email the picture(s) to the Volcanoes at probasebal@aol.com (yes, one “L” in baseball).  “In memory of” photographs will also gladly be displayed.  We ask all fans to “Wear Pink” this game – Let’s “Pink Out the Park”   Game Time is 6:35, Gates Open at 5:30.

 Monday, August 11th – The Volcanoes begin a two-game homestand against our newest in-state rival, the Hillsboro Hops, affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.   It is also our fourth of 5 Monday Kids Night at Volcanoes Stadium where kids 12 and under may email Volcanoes owner, Jerry Walker, jwalker@volcanoesbaseball.com, and request a FREE ticket.  Mr. Walker will email back a FREE ticket voucher which you may print out.   Invite all your friends 12 and under to go to the game with you.  Game sponsored by Covanta Marion.   Game Time is 6:35; Gates Open at 5:30.

Tuesday, August 12th – The Volcanoes conclude their two-game homestand with the Hillsboro Hops.   Game time is 6:35; Gates Open at 5:30.   It is Double Play Tuesday.  Buy ticket(s) at regular price for this game and get the same ticket type and same number of ticket(s), to any remaining home game for just $5.00 (a savings of up to $15 per ticket !)   Also, baseball legend, Don Larsen, will be here to sign autographs, and be available to pose with you for a picture.   Don is the ONLY baseball pitcher in major league history to throw a perfect game in the World Series when he beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 in the 5th game of the 1956 World Series.   No pitcher had ever thrown a perfect game in the World Series before Don, and no one has thrown a perfect game in the World Series since Don.   Do not miss this opportunity to meet, and get a FREE autograph, from one of the greatest legends of baseball.
Call the Volcanoes Ticket Office at 503-390-2225, or go online at www.volcanoesbaseball.com to purchase your tickets.
REMEMBER:   If you purchase in advance of game day, you SAVE $2.00 per ticket.

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