KOKOMO JACKRABBITS PARTNER WITH GLOBAL LEADER IN BEVERAGE INDUSTRY.
Coco-Cola will be exclusive soft drink of Kokomo Municipal Stadium.
MKE Sports & Entertainment is excited to announce that the Kokomo Jackrabbits have partnered with the global leader in the beverage industry, Coca-Cola.
“Having Coca-Cola as a part of our team is just one more thing that is going to help make this first season so special for this town and this organization,” said MKE Sports & Entertainment Food & Beverage Manager Mike Pfeifer. “We look forward to our fans having an enjoyable interactive experience with the world’s popular brand not only in the tailgate area but throughout the entire ballpark. Kokomo has made it very clear that it is a Coke town, so we are more than happy to keep that tradition going in the city,”
The Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Kokomo is committed to producing one of the worlds most valuable and recognizable brands; delivered in a timely manner and with a superior level of service unmatched in our market.
“We are very excited to welcome our new partners, MKE Sports and the Kokomo Jackrabbits, to our community,” said Coca-Cola, Kokomo - VP of Operations, Craig Severns. “This new team, along with a first class new stadium will usher in a new era of baseball to Kokomo. For many years Kokomo has been a great baseball city. Come join us at the ballpark and see for yourself what a great baseball city Kokomo is now going to be.”
Not only will Coca-Cola be the exclusive soft drink provider of Kokomo Municipal Stadium, every time a Jackrabbits player hits a homerun they will, “Share a Coke” with a fan and present them with a limited edition autographed Coca-Cola baseball that will earn them one free Coca-Cola at the concession stands.
Presenting the Coca-Cola Tailgate Area! Located at Kokomo Municipal Stadium, the Coca-Cola Tailgate Area will be the place to be to “Open Happiness” and “Enjoy the Ahh” on game day for pre-game fun. Beginning 60-minutes prior to first pitch the Coca-Cola Tailgate Area will offer interactive displays, games and a fun for the entire family along with ballpark food, soda/water. Beer will be available for purchase.
Tickets to the Coca-Cola Tailgate Area are available for purchase (at least 24 hours in advance) and will cost $6 for Season Ticket / Package Holders and groups of 20 or more or $10 for individuals.
The Kokomo Jackrabbits will open up their inaugural Prospect League season on the road vs. the Terra Haute Rex, Wednesday, May 27th. The team will then travel to Quincy, IL for two game series vs. Quincy Gems, Thursday, May 28th and Friday, May 29th.
The Kokomo Jackrabbits will take on the Danville Dans Home Opening weekend, Saturday, May 30th, 7:05pm and Sunday, May 31st, 3:05pm at Kokomo Municipal Stadium.
The 2015 Jackrabbits schedule features a number of weekend games for Kokomo-area baseball fans to enjoy, including five Friday (7:05pm) home games, five Saturday (7:05pm) home games and six Sunday (3:05pm) home games. Get Jacked for Wednesday and Thursday Night Baseball this season as four Wednesday (6:35pm) home games and seven Thursday (6:35pm) home games will bring the Prospect League’s best to Kokomo Municipal Stadium.
The Coca-Cola Company The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company's portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands including, Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, POWERADE, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia, Dasani, FUZE TEA and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of 1.9 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com.
MKE Sports & Entertainment: MKE Sports & Entertainment owns and operates professional sports teams, 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.