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Press Release: OneMain Financial Named Presenting Sponsor for KidsPeace Trick-or-Trot 5K

2014 KidsPeace 5k Run 1 Mile Walk presented by OneMain Financial Ad

 

OneMain Financial Named Presenting Sponsor for KidsPeace Trick-or-Trot 5K

BALTIMORE, September, 2014 – For the second year, OneMain Financial was named as the presenting sponsor of the fifth annual KidsPeace Trick-or-Trot 5K. The race is held in partnership with the Baltimore Orioles.

“With roots that tie our company to the Baltimore community since 1912, our commitment to this city is strong,” said Mary McDowell, president and CEO of OneMain Financial. “We are proud to be partnering with KidsPeace and the Orioles again this year to make a difference in the lives of local foster youth.”

The race begins at 8 a.m. Nov. 1 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Runners will finish the race on the ball field. All proceeds benefit KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs of Maryland and Washington, D.C. To register, visit www.kidspeace5k.org.

“OneMain Financial is making an incredible impact on KidsPeace foster youth through this generous sponsorship,” said Angela Showalter, KidsPeace board member and wife of Orioles manager Buck Showalter. “Buck and I are so proud to share our commitment to KidsPeace with others in our community, and we invite everyone to join us on race day to lend support for these young people.”

Gold sponsors for the race include CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Bridgeway Community Church, RevMax, Under Armour, WPOC, MASN and WBAL Radio. To become a sponsor, please call 410-964-9329.

 

 

 

About KidsPeace

For 132 years, KidsPeace has been building on its expertise to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities throughout the United States. Through its comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; unique psychiatric hospital and foster care and community-based programs, KidsPeace is dedicated to helping people connect, transform and overcome their challenges to ensure a stable future, transition to adulthood and gain independence. Since its doors opened in 1882, more than 200,000 children have participated in one of the multitude of programs KidsPeace offers. For additional resources or more information on how to get involved, become a foster parent or make a donation, please visit www.kidspeace.org. Follow us at www.facebook.com/KidsPeaceMaryland or on Twitter @KidsPeace.

About OneMain Financial

OneMain Financial provides personal loans and one-on-one, local service from more than 1,100 branches nationwide. Since 1912, OneMain Financial has worked with customers to find the loan solutions that best fit their needs and budget. The company and its employees proudly support local activities and events that bring communities together. Additional information may be found at OneMainFinancial.com.

Press Release: Major League Baseball joins Maryland Public Television in nationwide Star-Spangled Banner bicentennial tribute

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Major League Baseball joins Maryland Public Television in

nationwide Star-Spangled Banner bicentennial tribute

 

MLB ballparks to show video montage prior to games on Sunday, September 14

 

Baseball and Orioles Hall of Famers Brooks Robinson and Jim Palmer will join national broadcast of

Great Performances concert from Pier 6 at Inner Harbor

 

 

OWINGS MILLS, MD — Major League Baseball (MLB) Clubs will show a special video montage of the Star-Spangled Banner prior to games on Sunday, September 14, the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore and writing of the National Anthem. 

 

In conjunction with the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and the program Great Performances, Maryland Public Television (MPT) will furnish to all Major League Clubs a video montage of the national anthem taped during the PBS production Star-Spangled Banner: The Bicentennial of our National Anthem, which airs at 8 pm (EDT) nationwide on Saturday, September 13.

 

The song and images will be available for playback on Sunday on ballpark screens across the United States as well as online at MLB.com, all 30 Club websites, and official MLB and Club accounts on social media channels.

 

Baseball and Baltimore Orioles Hall of Famers Brooks Robinson and Jim Palmer will be on stage during the live, two-hour Saturday night broadcast of Star-Spangled Banner: The Bicentennial of our National Anthem from Pier 6 at the Baltimore Inner Harbor.  The baseball legends will introduce and narrate a special historical video presentation in the television special.

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