KOKOMO JACKRABBITS NAME BUSINESS MANAGER; WELCOMES FIRST PARTNER.

February 16, 2015


MKE Sports & Entertainment is pleased to announce the selection of Jenna Plummer as Business Manager of the Kokomo Jackrabbits. 

“We’re extremely happy to have Jenna join the Jackrabbits,” said MKE Sports & Entertainment VP of Operations Dan Kuenzi. “I'm confident that her business and financial acuity will strengthen the team as a whole. She is a wonderful addition not only to the Jackrabbits but to the Kokomo community.”
 
Plummer will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the team, as well as marketing, business and game day development. Plummer, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College in May of 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in sports business. Just prior to graduation she served as a Community Marketing Associate for Dick’s Sporting Goods and fulfilled a summer internship with the Prospect League’s West Virginia Miners.
 
"I am thrilled and humbled to have the opportunity to be a part of the start of something new for the city of Kokomo,” said Plummer. “The city of Kokomo is something special and it is really exciting to be on board for the beginning of it all. This summer is going to be electrifying with the Jackrabbits in town and I could not be more eager for the season to start."



The Kokomo Jackrabbits are also pleased to welcome Community First Bank of Indiana as the teams first partner. Community First Bank of Indiana will not only be the official bank of the Kokomo Jackrabbits, it will present the Kokomo Jackrabbits Kids Club which offers free and paid membership options for children 12 years of age and under.

"On behalf of Community First Bank of Indiana, I am both excited and proud to partner with the Kokomo Jackrabbits organizations as they begin to write the next chapter in Kokomo and Howard County’s long and proud baseball tradition," said Community First Bank President Robert D. Blume. "We are especially looking forward to the opportunities to entertain and interact with our customers, shareholders and the entire community at the jackrabbit games."

The Kokomo Jackrabbits Kids Club presented by Community First Bank of Indiana will include FREE MEMBERSHIP for children 12 years of age or younger, a free lawn ticket to every Sunday game, 10% off any purchase in the team store and more. Upgrade to VIP for only $20 and receive a free Dugout Reserved ticket to every Sunday game (Additional tickets - $2 off each), free hot dog & soda to each Kid’s Club game, 15% off any purchase in the team store, a Jackrabbits drawstring backpack and more. Visit KokomoJackrabbits.com for more information or contact Ryan Herbert at ryanh@mkesports.com.

Season, Half-Season, Weekend, Group, and special **7-Game ticket packages are on sale now at KokomoJackrabbits.com.

The 7-Game Ticket Package features a Kokomo Jackrabbits commemorative hat, along with guaranteed giveaway items (to be announced soon) and a flexible ticket exchange policy for only $63 (Dugout Reserved seats) or $91 (Home Plate Reserved seats). For only $42 more, ($105 Dugout Reserved w food) or ($133 Home Plate Reserved w food) enjoy unlimited ballpark food, which includes water or soda, one hour prior to the game. **A limited number of 7-Game packages are available so get yours today! Visit KokomoJackrabbits.com for more information.

MKE Sports & Entertainment:
MKE Sports & Entertainment owns and operates professional sports team, sports complexes, and other entertainment entities in the Midwest including The Rock Sports Complex in Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Wave Professional Soccer Team playing in the Major Arena Soccer League, the Rockford Aviators Baseball team (Rockford, IL) playing in the Frontier League, the Kokomo Jackrabbits Baseball team (Kokomo, Indiana) and Jamestown Jammers Baseball team (Jamestown, NY) playing in the Prospect League. For even more information about MKE Sports & Entertainment and everything we do visit MKESports.com

Prospect League:
The Prospect League was founded in 1963 – known as The Central Illinois Collegiate League until merging in 2009 – and is one of the longest continuously operating, independent, summer collegiate baseball leagues in the country. With the addition of Jamestown, NY the Prospect League will have 12 teams competing in a seven state region: Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New York. Visit ProspectLeague.com for more information.

City of Kokomo, Indiana:
Kokomo, Indiana is located fifty miles north of Indianapolis, easily reached by U.S. 31. Kokomo is known as the City of Firsts thanks to its world-renowned automotive heritage, which includes America’s First Car produced by Elwood Haynes in 1894, and later, the Apperson Jackrabbit Automobile.  Kokomo’s historic downtown offers a wide variety of interesting attractions.  Along the Kokomo Municipal Stadium outfield wall is the Wildcat Creek Walk of Excellence, which connects the ballpark to the greater downtown area where you will find an array of restaurants and retail shops. Downtown Kokomo hosts a farmers’ market in its Historic Depot District and free, summertime open-air concerts in Foster Park’s Kokomo Arts Pavilion. Visit CityofKokomo.org for more information.

Community First Bank of Indiana:
One of our core beliefs is that we must be actively involved in making our community a better place to live and do business. Our staff and directors are committed to the long term success of not only Community First but our community and are actively involved in numerous civic and non-profit organizations. Our slogan, “This is your Community, This is your Bank”, is not just a slick marketing phrase; it is why we’re here and what we’re all about. We believe Community First Bank has been voted Kokomo’s Best Bank for the last eight years because of our staff’s commitment to our customers and our community. More online at: cfbindiana.com

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