Newark Bears Honor First Responders

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NEWARK – The Newark Bears are proud to be hosting First Responders Night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 11.  The Bears are welcoming all first responders, active or retired, to come out to ballpark for a night of remembrance and honor.

“We are proud to welcome First Responders as they look out for us every day and we honor those that made the ultimate sacrifice on 9/11,” said Bears General Manger Charlie Dowd.

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The Bears face the Camden Riversharks in a 7:05 p.m. with the gates of Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium opening at 6:05 p.m.  All first responders, including police, fire, EMS/EMT, rescue workers, in uniform or with appropriate ID/Badge with receive free admission to the game.  Pre-game ceremonies will feature a special memorial video, a moment of silence for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice, and first pitches by first responders.  There will also be a pipe & drum band and color guards on hand to aid with the pre-game ceremonies.  A special balloon release will serve to pay respect to our fallen heroes.

Immediately following the game, the Bears and July4Ever will present a special firework show.  Family members and other fans can purchase tickets for $10, with group ticket opportunities available.  For more information, refer to www.newarkbears.com or call 1-973-848-1000.


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