Greensboro Swarm's Community Heroes Night to be Presented by Truliant Federal Credit Union
(GREENSBORO, N.C.) - The Greensboro Swarm, the NBA G League affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets, announced today that Community Heroes Night on Saturday, February 22, at the Fieldhouse at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex is to be presented by Truliant Federal Credit Union. Throughout that evening, the Swarm will honor local first responders for their service and sacrifices.
"We have established a strong partnership with Truliant Federal Credit Union to honor the courage and strength of first responders in our community," Swarm President Steve Swetoha said. "Our combined efforts hope to shed light on the dedication, passion and tireless efforts of those who risk their own safety for others. We look forward to this memorable night."
Leading into the game, Swarm players and front office staff will join Truliant employees to hand delivery tickets to Community Heroes Night to first responders at a local police department and fire station. Then at the game, a number of first responders will be included during the in-game entertainment and in special on-court recognitions.
"When we create more awareness around the important work done by these individuals each day, we build stronger communities and ensure that Greensboro thrives. By offering our members access to a better banking alternative, Truliant shares the conviction of first responders: we're here to improve lives in our communities," said Tricia Beeker, marketing director at Truliant.
"Our first responders are public servants who put their lives on the line. At Truliant, we understand and appreciate the dangerous and difficult work they do each day. This is a small way we can give back and recognize them for facing danger head-on to keep our communities safe," said Atticus Simpson, Truliant's director of community engagement and government affairs.
In addition to being the presenting partner of Community Heroes Night, Truliant has a season-long 'Tru Fan of the Game' social media campaign. One fan at each of the 24 home games is randomly selected to receive a Truliant prize package, which includes a photo on the Swarm's social media platforms as the fan of the game.
• Discuss this story on the NBA G League message board...
NBA G League Stories from February 10, 2020
- Bulls Fall to Tacko and the Red Claws - Windy City Bulls
- Barry Brown Jr and Kelan Martin Spearhead Wolves Victory over Kings - Iowa Wolves
- Red Claws Demolish Bulls in Rout - Maine Red Claws
- Theo Pinson Named NBA G League Player of the Week - Long Island Nets
- Dakota Mathias Named to Midseason All-NBA G League Team - Texas Legends
- Donta Hall Named to Midseason All-NBA G League Team - Grand Rapids Drive
- PJ Dozier Named to the 2019-20 Midseason All-NBA G League Team - Windy City Bulls
- Johnson and Magette Named to Eastern Conference Midseason All-NBA G League Team - Lakeland Magic
- Four Hustle Players Selected to Western Conference Midseason All-NBA G League Team - Memphis Hustle
- Brandon Goodwin Earns Eastern Conference Mid-Season All-NBA G League Honors - College Park Skyhawks
- Brantley and Wright-Foreman Named to Midseason All-NBA G League Team - Salt Lake City Stars
- Tremont Waters Named to Eastern Conference Midseason All-NBA G League Team - Maine Red Claws
- Devontae Cacok and Gary Payton II Named to Midseason All-NBA G League Team - South Bay Lakers
- Marial Shayok Named to Eastern Conference Midseason All-NBA G League Team - Delaware Blue Coats
- Frank Mason, Jaylen Adams and Rayjon Tucker Named to the Eastern Conference Midseason All-NBA G League Team - Wisconsin Herd
- Stars Named to Midseason All-NBA G League Team - Salt Lake City Stars
- Josh Gray Named to Eastern Conference Midseason All-NBA G League Team - Erie BayHawks
- Greensboro Swarm's Community Heroes Night to be Presented by Truliant Federal Credit Union - Greensboro Swarm
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.
Other Recent Greensboro Swarm Stories
- Charlotte Hornets Assistant Coach Jay Hernandez to Coach Greensboro Swarm at NBA G League Bubble
- Greensboro Swarm Select Admiral Schofield No. 1 Overall in the 2020-21 NBA G League Draft
- Greensboro Swarm Set to Select No. 1 Overall in the 2020-21 NBA G League Draft
- Greensboro Swarm, Academy Sports + Outdoors Treat Local Nonprofits with Annual Holiday Shopping Spree
- Charlotte Hornets Announce 2020 Training Camp Roster