July 28, 2014

'Carbondale Community Day' tickets available

Tickets for “Carbondale Community Day” at Rent One Park in Marion for the Aug. 8 baseball game featuring the Southern Illinois Miners are available at the SIU Arena ticket office. 

Acting Chancellor Paul D. Sarvela, Carbondale Mayor Don Monty and Melissa Lewis, the chamber’s president-elect, will throw out ceremonial pitches prior to the Miners’ game against the Windy City Thunderbolts. 

Carbondale City Manager Kevin Baity will sing during the seventh-inning stretch. 

Gates open at 6 p.m. and the first pitch is at 7:05 p.m. Stick around after the game for the team’s “FANtastic Friday Fireworks Show.” 

The price for each box seat is $8. The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce will receive half of the proceeds from each ticket sold. 

The arena ticket office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, contact the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce at 549-2146 or by email at info@carbondalechamber.com.