Kingsport Times-News: Help others and enjoy a night with the K-Mets as Goodwill presents Family Night at Hunter Wright
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Help others and enjoy a night with the K-Mets as Goodwill presents Family Night at Hunter Wright

STAFF • Jun 29, 2019 at 6:30 PM

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Mets and Goodwill Industries of Tenneva are inviting the public to the ballpark Monday for the first of four Family Nights at Hunter Wright sponsored by Goodwill.

With a donation to Goodwill at the gate, patrons will be able to buy one general admission ticket and get one for free that night.

“We are excited to be partnering with the K-Mets this season,” said Morris Baker, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Tenneva. “The K-Mets not only field a first-class team and provide a wonderful sports venue for our city. They also actively seek to contribute to our community. We thank them for helping Goodwill in our mission to help others. The donations we collect on these evenings will help local people who need jobs and job training.

“We are also excited to sponsor Family Night at the ballpark,” said Baker. “The K-Mets have put together a fun atmosphere, with special family packages each of these evenings.”

The Goodwill truck will be out in front of Hunter Wright Stadium collecting donations from 5:30 p.m. through the second inning of the games on July 1, Aug. 5, Aug. 12, and Aug. 26. Donations of any size can be dropped off to take advantage of the buy one, get one free offer. Goodwill can accept most items. Check www.goodwilltnva.org or call (423) 245-0600 with any questions regarding items that can be donated.

For more information about the K-Mets and Monday night Family Nights, go to www.kmets.com.

About Goodwill Industries of Tenneva

Goodwill Industries of Tenneva operates 14 retail locations throughout a 17-county service area, from Southwest Virginia to East Tennessee. Goodwill is a social enterprise nonprofit organization, whose mission is to provide access to employment services for people with challenges to successful employment. For more information, call (423) 245-0600 or visit www.goodwilltnva.org.

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