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Flying Squirrels, Elephant Insurance Looking for Fans to 'Bring the Heat'

August 31, 2020 - Eastern League (EL) - Richmond Flying Squirrels News Release


RICHMOND, Va. - The Richmond Flying Squirrels and Elephant Insurance have partnered to present "Bringing the Heat," a new series in which fans can submit videos of themselves showing off their best pitch for a chance to win prizes.

To enter, fans should film a video of themselves, their kids or their friends showing off their best fastball. Creativity is encouraged.

Submissions can be uploaded here.

One winner will be selected each week for five weeks and will receive a $25 Flying Squirrels gift card. One grand prize winner will also receive a four-pack of 2021 Flying Squirrels tickets and the opportunity to throw out a ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day 2021.

"Elephant Insurance has been a great partner of ours for years and they have been side-by-side with us this summer in staying connected with our community," Flying Squirrels CEO Todd "Parney" Parnell said. "We look forward to seeing the FUNN and creative videos of our fans bringing the heat."

"While we wait until fans are back in the seats next year to show off the new Elephant Speed Pitch at The Diamond, we are excited to see the team continuing to connect with fans at home," said Alberto Schiavon, CEO of Elephant Insurance. "Bring the heat like a Flying Squirrel for your own back yard pitching contest!"


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