Carolina RailHawks to Donate 10% of its Ticket Revenue Back to the Triangle Community

Club partnering with its fans to strengthen soccer in our area
CARY, NC (November 20, 2012) – Today, the Carolina RailHawks announced that it will donate 10% of its total ticket revenue for each of the 2013-2015 seasons back to the Triangle community. The RailHawks donation will focus on supporting soccer-related programs that will help to further build and strengthen soccer in our area.

Carolina RailHawks NASL Soccer

“The Triangle community has increasingly rallied behind the RailHawks over the last two years, which has allowed us to double our attendance over this time. This is our way of thanking the community for this tremendous support and giving back in a substantial way that strengthens soccer in our area. This exciting new commitment by the RailHawks organization is consistent with our overall mission of being meaningfully woven into the fabric of the Triangle soccer community and helping to lead the Triangle community in the growth of the game,” said RailHawks President, Curt Johnson.

 

“We are delighted to partner with our fans to strengthen soccer in our community. In addition to our fans enjoying the area’s highest-level soccer entertainment when they attend a RailHawks game, they will now have the added benefit of knowing that a significant portion of their RailHawks support is going back into our community to grow the game of soccer,” said RailHawks Senior Vice President, Peter Sciandra.

 

This past season, the RailHawks community outreach efforts resulted in over 300 free player appearances totaling over 1,500 hours, as well as numerous free soccer clinics for underprivileged kids. In addition, the RailHawks annual “Kicks for Kids” program has raised over $20,000 over the past two years to help fight childhood obesity and promote an active, healthy lifestyle. Specific uses of the donated funds from the new ticket sales program will be determined over the next few months.

 

Following an exciting semifinal run in the 2012 playoffs, the RailHawks will begin the new 2013 NASL Season in March at the New WakeMed Soccer Park. Season Tickets and Flex Plans for the 2013 season are on sale now. For more information on 2013 RailHawks ticket packages, call the Cruizers Box Office at 919-459-8144 or visit www.CarolinaRailHawks.com/STH.

 

 

About the Carolina RailHawks

 

The Carolina RailHawks are a founding member of the North American Soccer League, a U.S. Soccer sanctioned division two men’s professional soccer league, and play their home matches at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, NC. The RailHawks are owned by a subsidiary of Traffic Sports USA. In 2012, the RailHawks, led by head coach Colin Clarke, completed their fourth straight season of qualifying for the league playoffs and had a memorable run in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup that included a victory over defending MLS Champion, LA Galaxy. Raleigh native and former Kansas City Wizards General Manager, Curt Johnson, oversees all day-to-day operations of the club as President of the Carolina RailHawks.

 

 

 

RailHawks donarán el 10% de la venta de boletos a la comunidad del Triángulo

Asociándose junto a los aficionados para fortalecer el fútbol en la comunidad

 

CARY, NC (19 de noviembre de 2012) – Hoy, los Carolina RailHawks anunciaron que donarán el 10% de cada una de las temporadas 2013-2015 a la comunidad del Triángulo. La donación de los RailHawks se centrará en programas relacionados al fútbol que ayuden a fortalecer el deporte en la región.

 

“La comunidad del Triángulo ha apoyado s los RailHawks a lo largo de éstos últimos dos años, lo que nos ha permitido duplicar la cantidad de aficionados en este periodo. Esta es nuestra forma de agradecer el tremendo apoyo y haciéndolo en una forma que fortalece el deporte local. Este nuevo compromiso para los RailHawks se alinea con nuestra misión de ser parte de la comunidad local del fútbol y llevar al crecimiento del deporte,” dijo el Vicepresidente Pete Sciandra.

 

En la última temporada, los esfuerzos del club con la comunidad resultaron en mas de 300 actividades de los jugadores con la comunidad resultando en mas de 1,500 horas al igual que una importante cantidad de clínicas de fútbol gratuitas para niños de bajos recursos. Adicionalmente, los Railhawks recaudaron más de $20,000 en las últimas temporadas por medio de su programa anual de “Kick for Kids” para combatir la obesidad y promover un estilo de vida activo y sano. Usos específicos del dinero donado será determinado en los próximos meses.

 

Luego de una semifinal emocionante en la liguilla 2012, los RailHawks comenzarán su temporada 2013 de la NASL en marzo en el Nuevo WakeMed Soccer Park. Abonos así como planes flexibles para la temporada están a la venta ahora. Para más información acerca de los boletos 2013, comunicarse con la boletería Cruizers al 919-459-8144 o ingresar a www.CarolinaRailHawks.com/STH.

 

 

Acerca de los RailHawks

 

Los RailHawks son un miembro fundador de la North American Soccer League, una liga profesional masculina de segunda división sancionada por U.S. Soccer y juegan de local en WakeMed Soccer Park en Cary, NC. Los RailHawks pertenecen a una subsidiaria de Traffic Sports USA. En el 2012 los RailHawks, bajo el mando de Colin Clarke, completaron su cuarta temporada consecutiva donde el equipo alcanzó la liguilla y tuvo una recordada participación en la Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup que incluyó una victoria sobre el campeón de la MLS LA Galaxy. Curt Johnson, oriundo de Raleigh y ex General Manager de los Kansas City Wizards, esta a cargo de todas las tareas diarias del club en su rol como Presiden de los Carolina RailHawks.

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

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