November 15, 2017 - California League (CalL) - Lancaster JetHawks
Caravan to Kick-Off this Saturday at Grace Resource Center
Lancaster, CA - The Lancaster JetHawks, High-A California League affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, are excited to announce plans for their upcoming 2017 Holiday Caravan. Each year the Holiday Caravan gets bigger and bigger as the JetHawks organization continues its efforts to support the needs of the Antelope Valley.
This year's Caravan starts Saturday (November 18) as the JetHawks will take part in Grace Resource Center's Thanksgiving Basket Distribution. The JetHawks Baseball Foundation has donated turkeys; allowing Grace Resource Center to provide families in need with all of the essentials for their Thanksgiving Dinner. On Saturday, members of the JetHawks Front Office Staff and JetHawks mascot KaBoom, will also be on hand to assist in distributing the baskets.
"Being involved in the community is something our organization focuses on year round," stated JetHawks Executive Vice-President Tom Backemeyer. "The Holiday Caravan is just a small part of how our organization tries to give back to our community each year"
The Caravan will continue throughout the Holiday Season with the JetHawks visiting several different organizations in the community. Along the way, the team will be handing out toys to kids and delivering a Holiday cheer to those who may be less fortunate.
A complete list of this year's Holiday Caravan is as follows:
Saturday November 18 - Grace Resource Center, 8am
Monday December 4 - JetHawks Stadium, 2-4pm (Pictures with Santa)
Friday December 15 - Antelope Valley Hospital (Children's Unit), 9:45am
Tuesday December 19 - Grace Resource Center - 10am
Tuesday December 19 - Antelope Valley Boys & Girls Clubs (Lancaster and Palmdale), 4pm
Thursday December 21 - William J Pete Knight Veterans Home - Noon
For more information or to get involved with this year's Caravan, please contact the JetHawks Front office at 661-726-5400. The JetHawks kick off their 23rd season in Lancaster with the Home Opener slated for April 5, 2018!