ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Join Tigers players Carlos Guillen and Brandon Inge and their friends July 9 at Comerica Park for a night of exclusive ballpark and clubhouse access, auction items, private fireworks show, special guests and entertainment.
"This event is a Detroit Tigers first," says Patricia Warner, associate director and chief administrative officer, University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. "Never before has Comerica Park been opened up for a night of exclusive ballpark field and clubhouse access during the season."
The "Keeping Kids in the Game" event will raise money for children's health initiatives at University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, the Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities, the Detroit Medical Center Children's Hospital of Michigan and Fundacion Chamos Venezolanos, a charity established by Carlos and Amelia Guillen.
The evening will include field and clubhouse access, strolling dinner and drinks, live music, and live and silent auction items that include unique sports memorabilia and experience opportunities.
"Even in such challenging times, we're seeing heightened interest and support for two of Michigan's largest children's charities as they join the Detroit Tigers to champion children's health and exercise," Warner says.
"Keeping Kids in the Game" is presented by Hoot McInerney and will take place from 7-11 p.m. Thursday, July 9 at Comerica Park. Tickets for the event are limited and cost $150.
Corporate sponsorships in the amounts of $5,000 to $35,000 are still available. To purchase tickets or become a sponsor, contact development officer Mike Hartwell, at 734-998-6142.