Air Force Baseball To Help Host Event At Coors Field For Military Families
April 12, 2011
In conjunction with the Colorado Rockies, the United States Air Force Academy Baseball Team will help host "Joining Forces with the Rockies: Celebrating Military Families" at Coors Field this Wednesday evening, April 13. The event allows families from military bases around Colorado to take part in a baseball clinic and social at Coors Field, all while being honored for their service to the country and the sacrifices they make. The families will enjoy a special viewing of the Rockies at Mets game on the Rockies jumbo screens. Kids will also be allowed to take part in the interactive features on Coors Field's concourse.
As part of the event, United States First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden will speak to the families to thank and honor them for their service and sacrifice. Both Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden will also participate in the activities with the families. Additionally, other local government and military personnel will attend the event to provide support and give their thanks.
The clinic will be run by Colorado Rockies staff members and the USAFA Baseball Team. The event runs from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
During the event, national multi-platinum recording artist Jessica Simpson will sing God Bless America.
This is an invitation only event that is not open to the general public.