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2nd Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Night with Cleveland Indians

Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers, Progressive Field, 7:05 pm, August 8th

July 10, 2013

Cleveland, OH—On Thursday August 8, at 7:05 pm, the Cleveland Indians will take on the Detroit Tigers at Progressive Field, as the Indians team up with the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund to host a special Law Enforcement Appreciation Night. The night will be dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifice of all law enforcement officers and their families.

A portion of the proceeds ($5 from each ticket sold) from Law Enforcement Appreciation Night will benefit the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC. Ohio police departments that lost an officer in 2012 (Cleveland Police Department, Willoughby Police Department, and Akron Police Department) will be honored during a special pre-game ceremony.

Each ticket sold also comes with a limited edition Indians commemorative challenge coin. Plus, it’s $1 Sugardale hot dog night!

Ticket Information:

  • Mezzanine: $23
  • Lower Reserved: $29
  • Field Box Reserved: $47

To learn more information and to purchase ticket packages, visit www.LawMemorial.org/Sports or contact Emily Warnick at 216-420-4279.

“We are proud to be back in Cleveland for our 2nd Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Night with the Tribe," said Craig W. Floyd, Chairman and CEO of the Memorial Fund. “Coming together at Progressive Field to honor our nation’s law enforcement officers, while enjoying a fun night of baseball, is sure to be a great occasion—and a great way to raise awareness and funds for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund."

The Memorial Fund spearheads the efforts to build the privately-funded National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, DC, which will tell the story of American law enforcement through exhibits, collections, research, and education. For more information about the National Law Enforcement Museum, visit www.LawEnforcementMuseum.org.

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About the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
Founded in 1984, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is a private non-profit [501(c)(3)] organization dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifice of America's law enforcement officers and to promoting officer safety. The Memorial Fund maintains the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC, which contains the names of 19,981 officers who have died in the line of duty throughout U.S. history. The Memorial Fund is now working to create the first-ever National Law Enforcement Museum, which will tell the story of American law enforcement through high-tech, interactive exhibits, comprehensive collection of historical and contemporary artifacts, extensive resources for research, and diverse educational programming. For more information, visit www.LawMemorial.org.

MEDIA CONTACTS
Brent Clark
906.748.0885
Robbi Woodson
RWoodson@nleomf.org | 202.737.8539