On January 30th the McPherson College baseball and softball teams will be having their ‘First Pitch Dinner’ at 5:00 p.m. (CT) at the Best Western Holiday Manor Convention Center in McPherson, Kansas. The purpose of the event is to meet the 2016 teams as well as an auction fundraiser.
There will be over 30 live and silent auction items for people to bid on. The live auction will begin at 7:30 p.m. Some of the items include a weekend retreat in Mesquite, Nevada, a golf outing at Cottonwood Hills in Hutchinson, Kansas, an engraved Red Rider BB Gun, a Samsung Galaxy Tablet, multiple gift baskets, and so much more!
Cost is $20 per person, $30 per couple, or $50 per family (up to two adults and three children).
The speaker for the evening will be Nick Sullivan, a former athlete for the University of Nebraska. While at Nebraska, Sullivan was a four-year letter winner for Husker Baseball and was also named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll for all eight semesters. Sullivan was a two-time First Team Academic All-Big 12 and made ESPN the Magazine First Team Academic All-District VII in 2008. Originally from Arvada, Colorado, Sullivan is now an attorney at Law for Erickson, Sederstrom in Omaha, Nebraska.
So come and enjoy a fantastic meal, listen to a terrific speaker, and bid to win some incredible auction items!
To purchase a ticket, please contact a member of the MC baseball or softball teams before January 15th or contact assistant baseball coach Eric Martinez at [email protected] or 303-809-1072.
A block of discounted hotel rooms have been reserved at the Best Western Holiday Manor. Mention McPherson College First Pitch Dinner when making your reservation.
McPherson College is a Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference member school and a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.