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Military Appreciation Night, Troop Supply Drive on June 14th

May 31, 2018 - South Atlantic League (SAL) - Lakewood BlueClaws News Release

LAKEWOOD, NJ - The BlueClaws will be hosting their annual Military Appreciation Night and Troop Supply Drive, presented by OceanFirst Bank, at the game on Thursday, June 14th. First pitch is at 7:05 pm.

There will be both pre-game and in-game ceremonies honoring members of the armed forces. A Black Hawk Helicopter will be stationed on the Great Lawn in front of the ballpark for pictures with fans.

Tickets - Call 732-901-7000 option 2 or order online.

Additionally, the BlueClaws will once again be collecting items for their Troop Supply Drive. Boxes will be set up for the Troop Supply and Care Package Drive in the front of the ballpark and fans are encouraged to donate razors, snacks, baby wipes, shampoo, soap, non-chocolate candies and sweets, sun block with SPF 40+, lip balm, writing utensils, silly string, deodorant, tissues, q-tips, white socks, batteries, insect repellent, and flashlights.

The BlueClaws will also be collecting, as always, gently used cell phones at the New Jersey Natural Gas Information Booth to benefit Cell Phones for Soldiers.

This supply and care package drive is in conjunction with the Monmouth-Ocean Central Labor Council Military Committee, Monmouth-Ocean Building Trade Council, National Guard, Toms River Armory, A.R.M.S, and IBEW Local 400 Military Committee.

Vets Night Out - Through the BlueClaws Vets Night Out program, presented by OceanFirst Bank, fans can donate tickets that will be given directly to veterans to enjoy BlueClaws games on June 14th and August 21st this year. For more in Vets Night Out, click here or call Tyler Odle at 732-901-7000 ext 124.

In addition, former Yankee Bucky Dent will be signing autographs at the game. Dent hit one of the most famous home runs in baseball history to win a one-game playoff against the Red Sox in 1978. His signing will begin at 6 pm when the gates open.

Bucky Dent VIP Express Pass - A VIP Express Pass lets holders skip the main autograph line. A limited number of express passes are available and can be ordered online on the phone at 732-901-7000 option 2. Please note when ordering that the VIP Line price includes a game ticket ($23 adults, $20 junior/senior).

It's also a Thirsty Thursday, presented by 95.9 WRAT, with dollar beer and soda plus 75-cent wings in the BlueClaws Biergarten.

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