By Tom Lima – Director of Media and Broadcast Operations
Monday, July 15th kicks off a week of special recognition nights at Cardines’ Field, as the Newport Gulls host New Bedford Bay Sox on American Heroes Night. Free admission will be given to active and former military personnel courtesy of Raytheon Defense Industries. First pitch set for 6:35 p.m.
In attendance and performing before the game will be the U.S. Navy’s ceremonial band, Navy Band Northeast based out of the U.S. Naval War College and Navy Station Newport (NAVSTA Newprot). Navy Band Northeast is one of eleven Navy ceremonial bands worldwide.
Friday, July 19th is Yalanis Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors American Heroes Night as the Newport Gulls host the Vermont Mountaineers at 6:35 p.m from Cardines’ Field. Free admission will be given to Military Personnel courtesy of the Newport Gulls.
These two nights have become a tradition throughout the Gulls history and are sure to be special occasions once again this upcoming week. The Gulls would like to thank all Police, Fire, EMT, Military and service personnel for the dedication and commitment to committing their lives to helping others.
Please contact the Newport Gulls if there are any recommendations as to how we can best honor those that sacrifice day in and day out for the benefit of civilians countrywide.
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