Magic offer discount tickets for Seats for Soldiers Night

Orlando, Fla.- For the first time this season and third year overall, the Orlando Magic and Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, have teamed up to honor military men, women and their families with Seats for Soldiers Night on Friday, January 9 at 7 p.m. when the Magic take on the Atlanta Hawks. The Magic and Harris Corporation will donate tickets to men and women in the military from Patrick Air Force Base in Cocoa Beach, MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, the Naval Air Force Station in Jacksonville and Orlando area military personnel for the contest against the Hawks.

In honor of the annual Seats For Soldiers night, the Orlando Magic are extending a discounted ticket offer to all military/government members, family members and retired military personnel. Ticket highlights for single-game tickets include:

Lower bowl tickets 50% off gate price! ($35 lower bowl ticket that is regularly $70)
Upper bowl tickets over 50% off gate price! ($10 upper bowl ticket that is regularly $27)

In addition, there will also be ticket specials for group partners. Those ticket highlights include:

Gold Package: • Special Military Appreciation discount: $27 ticket for $11 (65% off gate price)
• 200 upper level tickets
• Recognition on Orlando Magic Web site
• Magicvision Special Group recognition
• Magic Player autographed ball
Price: $2,200

Silver Package: • Special Military Appreciation discount: $27 ticket for $11 (65% off gate price)
• 100 upper level tickets
• Recognition on Orlando Magic Web site
• Magicvision Special Group recognition
Price: $1,100

Bronze Package: • Special Military Appreciation discount: $27 ticket for $11 (65% off gate price)
• 50 upper level tickets
• Recognition on Orlando Magic Web site
Price: $550

For tickets please call 407-89-MAGIC.

About The Orlando Magic

Orlando’s NBA franchise since 1989, the Magic’s mission is to be world champions on and off the court, delivering legendary moments every step of the way. On the court, Orlando has won three division championships (1995, 1996, 2008), had four 50-plus win seasons, and won the Eastern Conference title in 1995. Off the court, on an annual basis the Orlando Magic gives more than $2 million to the local community by way of sponsorships of events, donated tickets, autographed merchandise, scholarships and grants. Orlando Magic community relations programs impact an estimated 75,000 kids each year, while a Magic staff-wide initiative provides more than 5,000 volunteer hours annually. In addition, over the last 19 years nearly $14 million has been distributed to local non-profit community organizations via The Orlando Magic Youth Fund (OMYF), a fund of the McCormick Foundation since 1994, which serves at risk and disadvantaged youth. Ticket highlights for 2008-09 include: 7,569 seats priced $25 or under per game; a $27 lower bowl ticket; and tickets priced at $10 per game. For ticket information log on to orlandomagic.com or call 407-89-MAGIC.

Through the National Basketball Association’s NBA CARES program, the league, players and teams will raise and contribute $100 million for charity, donate more than 1 million hours of hands-on volunteer service to communities worldwide, and build more than 100 places where kids can learn and play over the next five years.

The Orlando Magic is also the developer of the new downtown Events Center which will compete to host major national events, concerts and family shows. Opening in the fall of 2010, the facility will be operated by the City of Orlando and owned by the Central Florida Community.