Jacksonville, Fla- The Jacksonville Sharks will be auctioning game-worn commemorative jerseys Friday, May 13, 2011 during Military Appreciation Night, presented by Navy Federal Credit Union, when they take on the Iowa Barnstormers. The commemorative military jerseys will only be worn for this game. The net proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project to raise funds for programs and services that give aide to severely wounded soldiers.
A silent auction will begin at SharkFest and continue on the arena concourse throughout the game. All starting bids will begin at $100 per jersey. The bidding will conclude with a live auction during the post-game autograph session for select players' jerseys.
Additionally, commemorative t-shirts and Shark Attack Dance Team Posters will be offered for a one dollar donation at SharkFest and in the arena lobby.
ABOUT THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT:
The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is to honor and empower wounded warriors. WWPs purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the publics aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, FL. To get involved and learn more, visit woundedwarriorproject.org.
ABOUT THE SHARKS:
The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The reigning South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. The Sharks return to action Friday, May 13 in a regular season match-up against the Iowa Barnstormers. Season Tickets for the 2011 season are still available. To reserve your season tickets, group tickets, or for more information please call (904) 621-0700. Single game tickets are available at the arena box office, ticketmaster.com or many Ticketmaster outlets. Follow the Sharks on Facebook at Facebook.com/jaxsharks and [email protected]