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CLIPPERS ANNOUNCE MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT

Free admission to Veterans & Armed Forces on Nov. 9th. Team to unveil Canadian Forces Inspired Jerseys for Auction & Join Legion Poppy Campaign.

The Nanaimo Clippers, in partnership with Security & Cellular Plus as presenting sponsor, will honour local military members & veterans at Military Appreciation Night on Friday, November 9th during the Clippers vs. Alberni Valley Bulldogs game at Frank Crane Arena at 7:00 pm. To show support for the armed forces, and Remembrance Day the Team will be providing FREE ADMISSION to all active duty, veterans and retired Canadian Armed Forces personnel who attend the game in uniform. Veterans/Ex-Canadian Forces members can show their DND Record of Service card for free entry.

Gameday activities include the display of WWII military vehicles, including a Canadian Forces Scout Car, Colour Guard, performances by Pacific Gale military band, along with special recognition during the 1st intermission to be given to Veteran, Victor Osborne, born on Nov 11th, 1918. Victor will turn 100 on Remembrance Day.

The Clippers will also unveil SPECIAL EDITION Clippers Canadian Forces inspired Camouflaged Jerseys during the game. Fans will have the exciting opportunity to bid for the game-worn (and autographed) Jersey’s via ONLINE AUCTION from November 1st to November 15th with net proceeds to stay in the local community benefitting the Tom Harris Fund for Families through the Nanaimo Foundation.   CLICK HERE TO BID NOW!

“Many of the freedoms we enjoy today are in large part due to the sacrifice by our veterans and active service members” said, Darren Brown of Security & Cellular Plus, “We want to honour them this weekend, and give back in any way we could. Teaming up with the Clippers on the Jersey Auction and Game Night was a way we felt we could contribute locally”.

 

CLIPPER NOTES:

## Friday’s game will also be #FridayAtTheFrank, featuring $4 Draft and Palm Bays, where the Clippers will extend the Happy Hour until the end of the 1st period.  For tickets visit the team’s website at www.nanaimoclippers.com, and stay current with all Clippers Game and Community information on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. ###