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ALUMNI INVITED TO JOIN BC @ THE BALLPARK

by | Jul 26, 2016

Bluefield College alumni and friends are invited to a series of summer reunions at baseball stadiums across the Commonwealth in August 2016.

Titled “BC @ the Ballpark,” the gatherings will reach out to Bluefield College alumni and friends in Norfolk (August 2), Bluefield (August 4), Richmond (August 11), and Salem (August 26).

 

The Greater Norfolk “BC @ the Ballpark” reunion will begin at 7:05 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2 at Harbor Park (150 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA) where the Norfolk Tides, a Class AAA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, will take on the Durham Bulls. Reserved seats in the BC Alumni Zone are just $8 per person. Tickets will be available for pick-up at the stadium the night of the game. Register by July 30 to secure your seats.

 

Greater Bluefield alumni and friends are invited to “BC @ the Ballpark” on Thursday, August 4 at 7 p.m. at Bowen Field (Stadium Drive, Bluefield, VA) as the Bluefield Blue Jays, a rookie-league affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, take on the Danville Braves. Reserved seats in the BC Alumni Zone are just $5 per person. Tickets will be available for pick-up at the stadium the night of the game. Register by July 30 to secure your seats.

 

The Richmond “BC @ the Ballpark” reunion will begin at 7:05 p.m. on Thursday, August 11 and in addition to BC fellowship will feature action between the Richmond Squirrels, a Class AA affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, and the Trenton Thunder. Reserved seats in the Bluefield College Alumni Zone at The Diamond (3001 N. Boulevard, Richmond, VA) are just $8 per person. Tickets will be available for pick-up at the stadium the night of the game. Register by July 30 to secure your seats.

 

The final “BC @ the Ballpark” gathering will be for alumni and friends from the New River Valley on Friday, August 26 at 7:05 p.m. The Salem Red Sox, a Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, will play the Myrtle Beach Pelicans at Salem Memorial Baseball Stadium (1008 Texas Street, Salem, VA). The Salem event will also feature a fireworks show after the game. Reserved seats in the BC Alumni Zone are just $6 per person. Tickets will be available for pick-up at the stadium the night of the game. Register by August 19 to secure your seats.

 

“BC @ the Ballpark” began in the summer of 2014 in an effort to give Bluefield College alumni and friends across the Commonwealth an added opportunity to reunite, fellowship and network, while enjoying an evening of “America’s greatest pastime.”

 

In addition to the four “BC @ the Ballpark” events, Bluefield College will host a summer reunion for alumni and friends from the New River Valley, Saturday, August 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nelly’s Cave Park (1900 Grissom Lane, Blacksburg, VA). A family-friendly gathering, even for kids, the New River Valley reunion will feature a picnic lunch at noon, along with fellowship and reminiscing while the kids play on the playground nearby. The catered lunch is just $10 per person. Children 12 and under eat free.

 

For more information or to register for any of the Bluefield College summer alumni reunions, visit www.bluefield.edu/reunions or contact BC’s Josh Grubb, director of alumni relations, by email at [email protected] or by phone at 276.326.4208.

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