Magic to Honor Fans with Fan Appreciation Night
ORLANDO – The Orlando Magic will honor its fans with Fan Appreciation Night on Wednesday, April 16 as they face the Indiana Pacers in the last regular season game at Amway Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. and doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
Highlighting Fan Appreciation Night will be a jersey presentation to 13 randomly-selected Magic season ticket holders and representatives from 13 Share the Magic program groups, who will each receive an authentic autographed jersey from a Magic player prior to tip-off. The night will also include a number of activities centered around the fans, including pregame festivities and in-game activities.
In addition, the five finalists of the season-long 25th anniversary Silver Ticket Sweepstakes will be announced and one grand prize winner will receive:
Additional highlights for Fan Appreciation Night include:
The 13 Share the Magic program groups who will be receiving an authentic autographed jersey from a Magic player as a sign of thanks include: Rosemont Community Center; Parramore Kidz Zone; University High School; Elevate Orlando; C.I.A. “Christians & Chaplains in Action”; Goodwill Youth Mentoring; Community Based Care of Central Florida; Midway Safe Harbor; Project Success program from Jones High School; Nap Ford Community School; Englewood Recreation Center; Kids Beating Cancer; Boys Town of Central Florida.
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. The Magic, celebrating its 25th Anniversary Silver Season, has seen great success in a relatively short history, winning five division championships (1995, 1996, 2008, 2009, 2010) with seven 50-plus win seasons and capturing the Eastern Conference title in 1995 and 2009. 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 6,000 volunteer hours annually. In addition, over the last 23 years more than $18 million has been distributed to local nonprofit community organizations through the Orlando Magic Youth Fund (OMYF-MFF), a McCormick Foundation Fund since 1994, which serves at-risk youth. Ticket highlights for the Magic's 2013-14 Silver Season in the Amway Center, honored with TheStadiumBusiness Awards’ 2013 Customer Experience Award and named SportsBusiness Journal's 2012 Sports Facility of the Year, include: 2,500 seats priced $20 or less, 8,000 seats priced $40 or less and 9,000 seats priced $50 or under. For ticket information log on to www.orlandomagic.com or call 407-89-MAGIC.