Indians Press Release
Only Four Days Until Opening Day
Creating Memories. Connecting Generations. Celebrating Families.
CLEVELAND INDIANS SUPPORT CLEVELAND METROPOLITAN SCHOOL DISTRICT: Cleveland Indians Charities (CIC) has donated over $2.4 million to operate baseball and softball programs throughout the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD). CIC continues to supply the necessary funds to assure the continuation of the district's high school baseball and softball programs. A highlight of the season is the Senate League Baseball Championship game hosted at Progressive Field.
The Cleveland Indians continue this support on MONDAY, APRIL 2 by participating in the CMSD Senate Baseball and Softball Opening Day at Gordon Park (located off of E. 72nd Street near the East Shoreway). Special pregame ceremonies begin at 3:50PM prior to the James Ford Rhodes vs. Lincoln-West game.
Cleveland Indians Charities donated $167,000 to Cleveland Metropolitan School District yesterday during their “Rally for Excellence” at East Tech High School. *Attached Photo: Indians Sr. VP of Public Affairs, Bob DiBiasio and CMSD CEO, Eric Gordon (photo credit courtesy Cleveland Indians/Dan Mendlik).
Success Story: Lincoln-West graduate, Brian Ruiz, was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 41st round of the 2011 draft.
GRAND SLAM GALA: The Cleveland Indians support Mission Possible and ImpACTAkids on April 4 by hosting the Grand Slam Gala in the Terrace Club at Progressive Field. Join Indians owners Larry and Eva Dolan, Manager Manny Acta, and Sandy Alomar, Jr. alongside Indians alum Carlos Baerga (wife Miriam) and Mike Hargrove (wife Sharon) for food, live music, and great prizes. Proceeds to benefit Mission Possible and ImpACTAkids.
For more information visit: http://www.missionpossible.us/grandslamgala/