PRESS RELEASE – South Bend, Indiana (August 28, 2013)- Silver Hawks’ owner Andrew Berlin has aided in raising $153,333 for The Salvation Army Kroc Center in South Bend, Indiana and will be awarded the Golden Kettle Award on Thursday, August 29th by Majors Bob and Collette Webster during the Silver Hawks’ game. Berlin was the Red Kettle Campaign Chair in 2012 and set a goal to raise $125,000 and exceeded that goal by raising an additional $28,000.
“Mr. Berlin’s commitment to the positive transformation of our community was evident throughout the campaign and his hard work and enthusiasm made this fund raising effort a great success. The Salvation Army is proud to recognize Andrew Berlin for his outstanding contribution to our community.” stated Major Bob Webster.
The funds raised during the Red Kettle Campaign are used for social services, food and financial assistance for those in need. Andrew Berlin will be awarded the gold kettle during pre-game and will be available for media requests during Thursday’s game.
Your Silver Hawks will take the field against the Bowling Green Hot Rods for Thirsty Thursday. Fans can enjoy $1 beer and soda all game long, presented by Budweiser, Pepsi and 103.9 The Bear. Catch your Silver Hawks in action Wednesday, August 28 through Friday, August 30, as it is the last home stand before playoffs on September 5th. To purchase tickets or for more details visit http://www.SilverHawks.com or call the Box Office at 574-235-9988.
The South Bend Silver Hawks are a Class A minor league team affiliated with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The team is owned and operated by Swing-Batter-Swing, LLC whose sole shareholder is Andrew T. Berlin of Chicago, IL