Greenville, SC | March 20, 2017 – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolfpack will host Celebrate Greenville presented by Fluor on Friday, March 31st. The evening will also feature Craft Beer Night, and a book drive benefiting Greenville Literacy Association.
The team will wear specially designed ‘Celebrate Greenville’ jerseys during the game that will be available for fans to purchase during a live auction after the game. 100% of the auction proceeds will benefit the Golf for Greenville tournament charities: Center for Developmental Services, Homes of Hope, Science on the Move and the Salvation Army of Greenville. The Swamp Rabbits will also be hosting a Craft Beer festival prior to the game. Fans 21 and older can enjoy a pre-game event with craft beer tastings from local and regional breweries in the Upstate, food pairings and a Swamp Rabbits souvenir from the event.
“The community is vitally important to all who live here and we are proud and excited to partner with Fluor to recognize and honor the individuals and businesses that make our area great,” said Swamp Rabbits President and General Manager, Chris Lewis. “This game provides a tremendous platform to express the admiration we have for the people and entities that make not only Greenville, but the Upstate, such a tremendous place to live and we are excited to be able to celebrate our community with our fans and partners.”
“Greenville and the Upstate continue to reflect the hard work and talented people that reside here,” said Augustus Dicks, Finance Manager at Fluor. “It’s critical for us as proud Greenville businesses and residents alike, to celebrate Greenville and its people whenever we can. We are thrilled about the opportunity to do just this with the Swamp Rabbits.”
Before the game, the Swamp Rabbits will be hosting a book drive to help support the Greenville Literacy Association. The team will be accepting all types of books that span across all ages and interests. The Greenville Literacy Association has conveyed a particular need for adult fiction and non-fiction books so fans are encouraged to bring books of those types if possible. Encyclopedias and water damaged or moldy books will not be accepted.
Join Fluor and the Swamp Rabbits to celebrate our community and cheer the team on as they battle the Atlanta Gladiators at 7pm on March 31st. The Bon Secours Family Fun Pack, featuring 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 soft drinks, 4 bags of chips, and 2 Swamp Rabbits lunch bags for only $60 is available for this game. To take advantage of this great offer or for more information visit the Swamp Rabbits’ website at SwampRabbits.com.
About the Swamp Rabbits:
The Greenville Swamp Rabbits organization is the ECHL “AA” Affiliate of the New York Rangers. The Swamp Rabbits are committed to providing a fun, affordable, family entertainment experience for the Upstate of South Carolina while striving for success on the ice. We aim to conquer our mission through our core values of making our community a better place by being a responsible, civic-minded and contributing community member. We are Greenville’s hockey team! For more information visit, www.swamprabbits.com