Bosse Field to host River City Wiffleball Classic
EVANSVILLE, Ind. - A new fundraising experience for the whole family is coming to the Tri-State. The River City Wiffleball Classic will be he held on Saturday, Aug. 13. If you have ever had that field of dreams moment when you envisioned hitting a home run out of the park at Evansville’s Historic Bosse Field, this is your chance!
Aurora and ECHO Housing are partnering to host this first of its kind event to raise money for both nonprofit organizations and the clients they serve. Our goal is to Strike Out Homelessness in our community!
Registration is now open for teams of five at rivercitywiffleball.org. Team entry fees of $500 include collectible first year River City Wiffleball Classic t-shirts. There are also opportunities for your teams to crowdfund donations for the organizations and win prizes. The double elimination tournament is limited to 48 teams and signups are on a first come basis. Teams can be comprised of anyone ages 16 and up. There will also be a separate entry opportunity for an exciting Home Run Derby!
Even though you must be at least 16 to play on a team, there will be plenty of exciting activities for the whole family including a family pass for that day to the new Deaconess Aquatic Center (across from Bosse Field), bounce houses, Hadi Shriner Clowns, a kids’ wiffleball field, and more. And you won’t want to miss the championship game under the lights at Bosse Field!
This event is presented by Moore Music. Other sponsors include Homes by Huffman as the Home Run Sponsor, Fifth Third Bank as the All Star Sponsor, and Harding Shymanski and Co as the Kid’s Field Sponsor. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Contact Pat Bateman at ECHO Housing at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
This event is sure to be legendary with 240 players, their families and friends all participating to grow awareness, nurture partnerships, and raise funds for the clients served by Aurora and ECHO Housing.
Aurora and ECHO Housing are community nonprofits, working collaboratively to end homelessness in the Tri-State.
The two organizations were born from the same volunteer movement in the 1980s, then called Evansville Coalition for the Homeless, and later evolved into independent nonprofits with specialized missions within homeless services.
Acting as partner organizations, Aurora provides critical services and resources to individuals and families experiencing homelessness, and ECHO Housing provides the permanent housing that marks the end of homelessness for those households. Nearly all participants in ECHO Housing programs were first served by Aurora, and together the two organizations have ended hundreds of cases of homelessness within our community.
Aurora and ECHO Housing celebrate their partnership, and their shared history, as they work in pursuit of their ultimate vision: a community where every man, woman and child has a safe, decent, and sustainable place to call home.