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Community Spotlight: Bradenton Boosters Present $35,000 Donation to Pirates Charities
Annual Donation Supports Community Initiatives in Manatee County
BRADENTON – The Bradenton Boosters this month presented their annual donation to Pirates Charities. The club's officers presented a check for $35,000 to Pirates Senior Director of Florida Operations Trevor Gooby before the Spring Training game against the Philadelphia Phillies at McKechnie Field.
The Bradenton Boosters have volunteered at Pirates Spring Training since 1969. Members of the Boosters work as ushers, program sellers, parking lot attendants, and several other roles at McKechnie Field and Pirate City. The Boosters annual donation has helped to grow several Pirates Charities programs in Manatee County, such as the Fields for Kids program and the Miracle League of Manasota.
Pirates Charities is the official philanthropic arm of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Since its creation in 2006, Pirates Charities has made focused financial contributions to causes benefiting youth health, fitness, and education. For more information about Pirates Charities visit www.Pirates.com/community .
For more information about the Pirates Spring Training, call 941-747-3031 or visit www.Pirates.com. To purchase tickets to the game call 877-893-2827 or visit the McKechnie Field Ticket Office on weekdays between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:00a.m. to 1:00 p.m., or Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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