All are welcome to this community event. Fans are asked to bring their own cameras or smartphones for photos.
UNCASVILLE, CT (June 26, 2019) – This Friday, June 28th, fans will have the chance to take photos with the 2018 World Series Championship trophy at Mohegan Sun. This #PTSDAwarenessMonth, Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program is teaming up with the Boston Red Sox to raise awareness of the invisible wounds of war affecting our Veterans, Service Members, and military-connected families; and the work being done at Home Base to provide care and support to our military community.
The trophy will be on display in The Shops at Mohegan Sun from 10:30am – 1:30pm.
Come out to meet the Home Base team, take photos with the World Series Trophy, and enter an exclusive raffle to celebrate baseball season:
- 4 tickets to the July 27th Red Sox v. Yankees game at Fenway Park
- 4 Green Monster Red Sox tickets to a future agreed upon date this baseball season
- David Ortiz Jersey
- 3 Replica World Series rings
- Autographed baseball from Red Sox legend Tim Wakefield
Proceeds from the raffle and silent auction will directly benefit Home Base and support the life-saving programs available to Veterans of all eras, Service Members and their Families.
Barrett-Jackson has also donated 250 tickets* for Veterans, Service members, and military-connected families to attend Friday’s collector car auction at Mohegan Sun for free. These tickets will be available for pick up at the Home Base table in The Shops concourse course starting at 9:00am on Friday, June 28th on a first come, first served basis. (*limit to 4 tickets per person)
Media are invited to cover the World Series Trophy visit at Mohegan Sun.
WHEN: Friday, June 28, 2019
10:30am – 1:00pm
WHERE: The Shops at Mohegan Sun
1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard
Uncasville, CT 06382
WHY: June is National PTSD Awareness Month. The Boston Red Sox and their charity partner, Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program, will bring the 2018 Red Sox World Series Trophy to Mohegan Sun to raise awareness of the life-saving work being done at Home Base to provide care and support to our military community impacted by the invisible wounds such as post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury.
ABOUT HOME BASE: Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program, is dedicated to healing the invisible wounds for Veterans of all eras, Service Members, Military Families and Families of the Fallen through world-class clinical care, wellness, education and research. As a National Center of Excellence, Home Base operates the first and largest private-sector clinic in the nation devoted to providing life-saving clinical care and support for the treatment of the invisible wounds to include post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury, anxiety, depression, co-occurring substance use disorder, family relationship challenges and other issues associated with military service. Since its inception, Home Base has provided care and support to more than 21,000 Veterans and family members and trained more than 73,000 clinicians, educators, first responders and community members – all at no cost – ensuring a brighter future for the 21st century warrior and military family. Headquartered in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, MA with a satellite location in Southwest Florida, Home Base is a nonprofit organization that operates on predominantly on the philanthropic generosity of a grateful nation; federal, state and local funding; foundation grants; and donations from individuals and corporations. For more information please visit www.homebase.org.
ABOUT THE BARRETT-JACKSON AUCTION COMPANY: Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, is the leader in collector car and automotive lifestyle events, which include authentic automobilia auctions and the sale of high-profile estates and private collections. The company produces auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut; and Las Vegas, Nevada. With broadcast partners MotorTrend (formerly Velocity) and Discovery Channel, Barrett-Jackson features extensive live television coverage, including broadcasts in over 150 countries internationally. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.Barrett-Jackson.com or call 480-421-6694.
ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN: Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to two unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, two world-class spas, a golf course, over 80 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.
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