Armor Join Tornado Relief Efforts with Online Auction
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“We want to make sure that we support Springfield and the surrounding communities in this time of need,” Armor General Manager, Alex Schwerin, said. “The cleanup and rebuilding process will be a lengthy one, but we’re 100% committed to supporting the ongoing relief efforts here in any way we can.”
The Armor will be conducting the auction HERE, hosted by online charitable auction site 32auctions. All major credit cards will be accepted through the secure PayPal system. The auction, which will begin Fri. June 3rd, at 3:30 p.m., will run through 5:00 p.m. on Thurs. June 22nd.
Update: The NBA has contributed a limited edition basketball autographed by 23 of the 24 players who participated in the 2011 NBA All-Star Game (including Dirk Nowitzki, Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, and etc.) and the Boston Celtics have contributed a basketball signed by all of the players on the 2010-11 team. Additionally, the NBA has provided a basketball autographed by 2010 NBA #1 overall draft choice and current Washington Wizards' point guard, John Wall.
Among the items to be auctioned off will be game-worn Armor basketball shorts, a pair of game-worn shoes autographed by Scottie Reynolds, as well as game programs and other assorted memorabilia autographed by Armor players. The signature item available will be a game-worn home jersey autographed by the entire 2010-11 Armor team.
The New Jersey Nets, the Armor’s exclusive NBA affiliate, have also contributed a Brook Lopez autographed basketball shoe to the auction. The NBA has contributed an autographed basketball from NBA legend, Dikembe Mutombo.
There is an option to donate cash that will be a part of the Armor’s total contribution to the Red Cross as well.
The Armor will also be donating a percentage of season ticket proceeds to further benefit disaster relief efforts. Any season ticket purchased between now and June 17th will result in 25% of the season ticket’s value being donated to the Red Cross. Additionally, the Armor have extended their ‘No Money Down’ season ticket payment option, in which all season ticket payments can be deferred until July, from June 10th to June 17th.
For more information about the Armor’s online auction or to purchase season tickets and contribute to the Armor’s fundraising efforts, call the Armor office at (413) 746-3263.