The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are pleased to announce that
Embrace Hospice has signed on as the title sponsor for the Pelicans inaugural Military Appreciation
program titled “Embrace Veterans.” Military Appreciation Night headlines the program on Friday, June
6, 2014 when the Pelicans host the Frederick Keys at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark.
Over 11 game dates during the season, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans will feature stories of WWII veterans as
a part of a new program called Embrace Veterans, culminating in Military Appreciation Night, presented
by Embrace Hospice, which falls on the 70th anniversary of D-‐‑Day. The program is working with several
different veteran-‐‑related non-‐‑profit organizations in the Grand Strand to honor veterans who served
In addition to their involvement in Military Appreciation Night, Embrace Hospice will be a partner for
an additional ten game dates throughout the 2014 season. On each of these nights, the Pelicans will
highlight veterans during the game at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. This will include a
video tribute of select veterans, produced by The Center for Military and Veterans Studies at CCU and
presented by Embrace Hospice. A representative from Embrace Hospice will throw out the first pitch
alongside a local Grand Strand veteran as well. Information on Embrace Hospice will be available in the
concourse for each of these games. The game dates for the Embrace Veterans program are as follows:
April 19; May 3, 17, 31; June 6, 7, 21; July 12, 19; August 2, 30.
On Military Appreciation Night, the Pelicans will give away a Veteran Card Set, presented by Embrace
Hospice, featuring a variety of veterans from the Grand Strand. The Embrace Hospice name and
Embrace Veterans logo will appear on all promotional materials and event details for the night and will
also be featured throughout TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Embrace Hospice will receive
recognition on the Pelicans Radio Network, which can be heard locally on ESPN Myrtle Beach 1450
WRNN AM and globally on ESPNMyrtleBeach.com and TuneIn Radio, including an on-‐‑air, in-‐‑game
interview highlighting their mission.