The Kokomo Jackrabbits are partnering with Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO). The company will be the exclusive soft drink provider of Kokomo Municipal Stadium and will be a part of game day promotions and the venue's tailgate area.

April 16, 2015

News Release

MKE Sports & Entertainment is excited to announce that the Kokomo Jackrabbits have partnered with the global leader in the beverage industry, Coca-Cola.

“Having Coca-Cola as a part of our team is just one more thing that is going to help make this first season so special for this town and this organization,” said MKE Sports & Entertainment Food & Beverage Manager Mike Pfeifer. “We look forward to our fans having an enjoyable interactive experience with the world’s popular brand not only in the tailgate area but throughout the entire ballpark. Kokomo has made it very clear that it is a Coke town, so we are more than happy to keep that tradition going in the city,”

The Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Kokomo is committed to producing one of the worlds most valuable and recognizable brands; delivered in a timely manner and with a superior level of service unmatched in our market.

“We are very excited to welcome our new partners, MKE Sports and the Kokomo Jackrabbits, to our community,” said Coca-Cola, Kokomo – VP of Operations, Craig Severns. “This new team, along with a first class new stadium will usher in a new era of baseball to Kokomo. For many years Kokomo has been a great baseball city. Come join us at the ballpark and see for yourself what a great baseball city Kokomo is now going to be.”

Not only will Coca-Cola be the exclusive soft drink provider of Kokomo Municipal Stadium, every time a Jackrabbits player hits a homerun they will, “Share a Coke” with a fan and present them with a limited edition autographed Coca-Cola baseball that will earn them one free Coca-Cola at the concession stands.

Presenting the Coca-Cola Tailgate Area!

Located at Kokomo Municipal Stadium, the Coca-Cola Tailgate Area will be the place to be to “Open Happiness” and “Enjoy the Ahh” on game day for pre-game fun. Beginning 60-minutes prior to first pitch the Coca-Cola Tailgate Area will offer interactive displays, games and a fun for the entire family along with ballpark food, soda/water. Beer will be available for purchase.

Tickets to the Coca-Cola Tailgate Area are available for purchase (at least 24 hours in advance) and will cost $6 for Season Ticket / Package Holders and groups of 20 or more or $10 for individuals.

For tickets and more information about the Coca-Cola Tailgate Area visit KokomoJackrabbits.com.

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The Kokomo Jackrabbits will open up their inaugural Prospect League season on the road vs. the Terra Haute Rex, Wednesday, May 27th. The team will then travel to Quincy, IL for two game series vs. Quincy Gems, Thursday, May 28th and Friday, May 29th.

The Kokomo Jackrabbits will take on the Danville Dans Home Opening weekend, Saturday, May 30th, 7:05pm and Sunday, May 31st, 3:05pm at Kokomo Municipal Stadium.

The 2015 Jackrabbits schedule features a number of weekend games for Kokomo-area baseball fans to enjoy, including five Friday (7:05pm) home games, five Saturday (7:05pm) home games and six Sunday (3:05pm) home games. Get Jacked for Wednesday and Thursday Night Baseball this season as four Wednesday (6:35pm) home games and seven Thursday (6:35pm) home games will bring the Prospect League’s best to Kokomo Municipal Stadium.

The entire 2015 schedule, tickets and more information can be found at KokomoJackrabbits.com.

Source: City of Kokomo

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