The Neighborhood Box Score (Community Good Highlighted) - January 2021Jan 14th, 2021
Shining a light on all the good in the community (summarized) for December 2020 & January 2021.
UMPS CARE CHARITIES
- #100bearsforholidays: Over $35,000 raised to ensure their hospital outreach program - complete with Build-A-Bears, outfits, baseball-themed activity books and more - will be available for kids undergoing medical treatment in hospitals. Details/Results »
- OUT Of Bubble And IN With The Bubbly!: This New Year Celebration with the 2020 MLB World Series umpiring crew raised over $2.3K. Details/Results »
- Annual Golf "Un-Classic" (upcoming): Get involved with this special event featuring Joe Torre, Ron Gardenhire, John Hirschbeck and Gary Darling. MLB Network's Harold Reynolds will be moderating the discussion. Details/Register »
MID-ATLANTIC COLLIEGTE UMPIRES
- 2020 Umpire Trivia Battle Royale: An opportunity for participants to test umpires rules/interpretation knowledge against fellow officials. The event supported UMPS CARE Charities, Kyle's Kamp, Wounded Warrior Umpire Academy. See more about the MAC »
WOUNDED WARRIOR UMPIRE ACADEMY
- Monthly Alumni Zoom Calls with Guest Speaker: This enhances the mission of providing peer-to-peer support for Wounded Warrior Umpires. The last guest speaker included Army Colonel Bethany McCormick (ret).
- #WarriorWednesday Salutes on Social Media: - Follow WWUA on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter to see alumni's military & umpiring highlights. Recently saluted were umpire and Master Sergeant Darcy Dean, 1st Sergeant Michael Galley, Staff Sergeant Jeff Etheridge & Gunnery Sergeant Kyle Bujno.
BATTLEFIELDS 2 BALLFIELDS
- Golf Benefit: Mike Pereira MC'd the benefit which provides scholarships to returning veterans, with an opportunity to get integrated back into their community through officiating. Full Story »
- 100% of Net Proceeds to Benefit Tornado Disaster Relief
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- UMPIRESTRONG Bracelet Proceeds Benefit The Randy Harvey Fund
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- Smitty Making Cloth Masks - Buy One, Donate One Program
- Suppliers Outfit the Largest-Ever Wounded Warriors Umpire Academy Represented For the First Time by All Military Branches
- Wounded Warriors Umpire Academy and Umpire Gear Suppliers Partner to Take Injured Service Members from the Battlefield to the Ballfield
About the Author
Communication & Service Specialist, Pro Umpire School Graduate and Umpire Ty Unthank