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        MERCHANDISE                                             Bar, and Chatham Hardware.  We also appreciate the generous
        Our merchandise store at the rear of the Veterans Field press box   support we receive from many other local businesses who
        offers a full line of Anglers merchandise (e.g. hats, long/short   step up to advertise in this Souvenir Book and/or support us in
        sleeved shirts, jackets, hoodies/sweatshirts, jerseys and other   other ways (e.g. post-game meals, clinic, stat sheet & game day
        great stuff!).  Ed Baird has again done a great job of selecting   sponsorships).  We extend our deepest thanks and appreciation
        our 2022 line of Angler merchandise and he will be assisted   to all these businesses for their support.
        in his selling efforts by Joan Streeter and their friendly staff.
        Buy early and buy often to ensure you have enough Angler   HOUSING
        gear to proudly display your loyal Angler support all year.  For   Securing  35+  host  family  beds  for  our  players,  coaches,  and
        year-round shopping (think holidays & birthdays), much of   broadcasters is always a challenge.  Our Housing Coordinator
        the Angler merchandise line can be purchased online at www.   Sue Thomas has again successfully handled this difficult task. and also at several downtown Chatham   Sue has to deal with many variables (e.g. allergies, car needs,
        store locations including Chatham Hardware,  The Chatham   player/host family arrival dates, changing rosters) to finalize the
        Clothing Bar, and the Chatham T Kids Store.             best player/host family match and she handles the commotion
                                                                superbly.   We also extend a hearty thank you to our host
        CONCESSION STAND                                        families for opening their homes to our players.  Hosting is an
        Our totally refurbished ‘Snack Shack’ concession stand is a must   enjoyable experience, with most host families hosting for many
        stop during your Anglers game experience.  We are grateful   years.  Host families also often develop long-term relationships
        Kathy Olsen will again coordinate our concession operations,   with players they host.   To become an Anglers host family,
        ably assisted by her son Sean (the third Olsen child to lead the   please contact Sue Thomas at 774-836-0112 or madison.2@
        concession stand contingent).  At the Snack Shack you will be
        greeted and served by smiling faces, many who are familiar
        returnees from prior years.  Once you get a whiff of the ‘Snack   PASS THE HAT COLLECTION & 50/50 RAFFLE
        Shack’ food offerings they will be hard to resist.  The ‘Snack   Lee Schmitt, assisted by several volunteers, interns and Angler
        Shack’ provides all the standard fare (e.g. hot dogs, chili dogs,   players,  handles  these  two  important  tasks  superbly.   Their
        grilled burgers, pizza, popcorn, peanuts, candy bars, Angler   diligent work staffing our information table and passing
        logo cookies, water/soft drinks/powerade) and the proceeds   through the crowd urging your participation in our 50/50 raffle
        from every sale benefit our Chatham Athletic Association, so   and “pass the hat” activities are much appreciated.  Raffle funds
        please come hungry and eat up!                          support our Organization and also give fans a chance to win
                                                                many prizes, capped by the grand prize, ½ the raffle cash.  All
        MEMBERSHIP                                              prizes, except the money, are generously provided by local
        Funding received from our annual membership drive is    businesses.  Raffle tickets can be purchased when players and
        essential to ensure our Organization provides Angler fans with a   volunteers pass through the stands, or at our information table
        wonderful game day Veterans Field experience.  A hearty thank   near the press box.  Funds collected from both activities defray
        you to everyone who has responded to our plea to become a   our  expenses  (e.g.  post-game  meals, uniforms, equipment,
        2022 Chatham Athletic Association member.  If you have yet to   travel reimbursements, field maintenance) so your generous
        become a 2022 member, a membership card can be found    participation is greatly appreciated.
        on page 39 of this souvenir book, or at the information
        table behind our press box during home games, or on our   POST-GAME MEAL PROGRAM website.   Your generous support is   We feed our players, coaches and others after every game (44
        very much needed and is greatly appreciated by our players,   games plus playoffs).  Our post-game meal coordinator Laura
        coaches, volunteers, and our Board.  We proudly recognize all   Caskey, with help from Sue Thomas and our intern and volunteer
        of our current 800+ members in this Souvenir book on pages   support, handles this difficult task superbly.  Laura and her
        28-31.                                                  crew set up the post-game meal schedule, physically feed the
                                                                team, and solicit local businesses & individuals to pay for or
        BUSINESS SUPPORT                                        provide these meals.  To sponsor a post-game meal stop by
        We greatly appreciate the major financial support we receive   our information table near our press box, or contact Laura
        annually from Chatham Bars Inn, the Chatham Squire, the Red   Caskey at or  at 512-731-8171.   Your
        Nun, Cape Cod Five, the Chatham Rotary, The Chatham Clothing   sponsorship will be recognized over our public address system
                                                                and will be greatly appreciated by our players and coaches.

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