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Redbirds, Walmart Partner to Give out School Supplies on "Back to School Night"

July 16, 2019 - Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Memphis Redbirds News Release

MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Memphis Redbirds and Walmart have linked up for "Back to School Night" at AutoZone Park on Saturday, Aug. 3, where the first 1,500 kids ages 12 and under at the game will receive a free fully-loaded backpack to help prepare for the upcoming school year.

The new backpacks will be stuffed with:

- pencils

- crayons

- notebooks

- one folder

- one glue stick

- Kleenex

- hand sanitizer

"We're excited that so many kids are going to show up on the first day of school with new school supplies that they got for free at a Redbirds game," Redbirds President Craig Unger said. "It's great to partner with Walmart for this initiative to give students in our area a head start in making sure this school year is a big success."

"Walmart knows this is a busy season for families, so we're looking for new and different ways we can step up to make sure students and teachers have the tools they need to succeed," said Walmart Memphis Market Manager Shaun Leggett. "Partnering with the Redbirds is a surefire way for us to help Shelby County and Memphis 'Go Back Big' this school year."

Game time on the 3rd is 6:35 p.m., with gates opening at 5:00. That night's game also features a Terminix Fireworks Show to conclude the evening.

In addition, AutoZone Park employees will join forces with Walmart associates and dedicate time to a community work day later this year to help clean up and beautify a neighborhood park or ball field.

Tickets for Back to School Night presented by Walmart, as well as the remainder of the 2019 season, are available at www.memphisredbirds.com/tickets.

Upcoming Games of Note at AutoZone Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 6:35: Woof Wednesday presented by Invisible Fence Brand of Memphis with dogs able to come to the stadium along with their parents

Thursday, July 25 at 7:05: Throwback Thursday presented by Polk's Meat Products featuring the Redbirds suiting up as the Memphis Chicks and throwback concession pricing of $2 beers and $1 Polk's hot dogs; College Night with $5 Bluff tickets for college students with a college ID

Wednesday, July 31 at 6:35: Woof Wednesday presented by Invisible Fence Brand of Memphis with dogs able to come to the stadium along with their parents

Thursday, August 1 at 7:05: Throwback Thursday presented by Polk's Meat Products featuring the Redbirds suiting up as the Memphis Chicks and throwback concession pricing of $2 beers and $1 Polk's hot dogs; College Night with $5 Bluff tickets for college students with a college ID

Friday, August 2 at 7:05: All-You-Can-Eat Night specialty ticket presented by Dave & Buster's featuring an all-you-can-eat tacos buffet and a free $15 Dave & Buster's Power Card available at www.memphisredbirds.com/allyoucaneat; Chick-fil-A Friday Family Pack specialty ticket option with free ballpark food and free Chick-fil-A at www.memphisredbirds.com/fridayfamilypack

Saturday, August 3 at 6:35: Terminix Saturday Fireworks Show after the game; Back to School Night presented by Walmart with a free fully-loaded backpack to the first 1,500 kids ages 12 and under; Aldo's Pizza specialty ticket with free soda at the ballpark and free and discounted food and beverages at Aldo's Pizza Pies available at www.memphisredbirds.com/aldos

Sunday, August 4 at 2:05: Redbirds Wiffle Bat giveaway to the first 2,000 fans presented by Prairie Farms Dairy; Prairie Farms Ice Cream Sunday (free ice cream for kids upon entering); pregame player autographs presented by Allegiant Air; kids run the bases after the game

Monday, August 5 at 6:35: the Redbirds take the field as the Memphis Música as part of Minor League Baseball's "Copa de la Diversión" series with $3 tacos and $5 Dos Equis available at the stadium

For more information on the 2019 season, visit www.memphisredbirds.com.


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