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Fort Wayne TinCaps Go Pink in Support of Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer

BY
Melissa Schenkel Vera Bradley Public Relations Manager
(Wednesday, May 25, 2011)
Fort Wayne, Indiana TinCaps players will be wearing something they typically don't during this Friday night's game: Pink Jerseys! The Fort Wayne TinCaps are partnering with the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer to Turn the Park Pink!

The TinCaps players and staff will be dressed in pink and would like to encourage all fans to come out on Friday wearing pink to help support the fight against breast cancer. The TinCaps are excited about the opportunity to make a contribution to the cause of fighting breast cancer.

Pink Out Game:
Friday, May 27, 2011
7:05 pm

Highlights include:

  • $7 from each authentic TinCaps Pink Ribbon t-shirt purchased at the game or online will be donated to the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer
  • One-of-a-kind TinCaps pink jerseys will be auctioned off during the game to raise funds for the foundation
  • Francine’s Friends will be present with their Mobile Mammography Unit
  • Fireworks display will immediately follow the game

About the Fort Wayne TinCaps: The TinCaps begin a ten-game homestand on Friday, May 27 against the Great Lakes Loons at 7:05 pm. Tickets are available at tincaps.com or by calling (260) 482-6400.

About the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast:nbsp;Cancer: The Vera:nbsp;Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer is celebrating its 12th year of funding breast cancer research. With the endowment of a Vera Bradley chair in oncology at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center and more than $20 million pledged to breast cancer research, the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer is doing its part to eradicate breast cancer. The Foundation receives funding through the sale of Vera Bradley breast cancer awareness designs, special events across the nation and through donations on verabradley.org.

Media Contacts:
Fort Wayne TinCaps, Abby Naas, naas@tincaps.com, (260) 407-2812
Vera Bradley Foundation, Melissa Schenkel, mschenkel@verabradley.com, (260) 207-5176