RICHMOND, Va. - To kick off the Richmond Flying Squirrels upcoming baseball season, the 3rd Annual Hot Stove Banquet will take place January 31, 2013, at the Verizon Wireless Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center. In memory of legendary VCU Baseball Coach Paul Keyes, all proceeds will benefit the Paul Keyes Memorial Scholarship Fund, directly aiding the Rams as they continue his legacy in Richmond.
This year's event will feature dinner, drinks, celebrity appearances, an exclusive autograph session, a VIP reception, live auction, entertainment and more. A special guest appearance will be made by San Francisco Giants' Will "The Thrill" Clark and pictures can be taken with the Giants' 2012 World Series Trophy.
Tickets are available in a variety of ways by calling the Flying Squirrels at 804.359.FUNN. VCU Ram Athletic Fun Members can use the promo code 'VCURAMS' for ticket information. Tickets may also be purchased at www.squirrelsbaseball.com. Individual tickets to the banquet are $100.
The Hot Stove Banquet features four unique sponsorship opportunities:
- Presenting Sponsor: Two tables at the banquet (20 seats); full-page ad in the Hot Stove Program, logo on the Hot Stove Program Cover; logo on the event seating cards; opportunity for welcoming remarks; two tickets to VIP reception. Total investment: $5,000
- Stage Sponsor: One table at the banquet (10 seats); full-page ad in the Hot Stove Program; 10 tickets to VIP reception; celebrity seated at your Hot Stove table; banner representing your business on Hot Stove stage. Total investment: $2,000
- Celebrity Table Sponsor: One table at the banquet (10 seats); celebrity seated at your table; ¼ page ad in Hot Stove Program. Total investment: $1,200
- Table Sponsor: One table at the banquet (10 seats); ¼ page ad in Hot Stove Program; four tickets to VIP reception. Total investment: $1,000