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        MERCHANDISE                                             the Red Nun, Cape Cod Five, the Chatham Rotary, The Chatham
        Our merchandise store at the rear of the Veterans Field press   Clothing Bar, Short ‘n Sweet Ice Cream,  Touchstone Closing
        box offers a full line of Anglers merchandise (e.g. hats, long/  & Escrow, and Chatham Hardware.   We also appreciate the
        short  sleeved  shirts,  jackets, hoodies/sweatshirts,  jerseys  and   generous support we receive from many other local businesses
        other great stuff!).  Ed Baird has again done a superb job of   who step up to advertise in this Souvenir Book and/or support
        selecting our line of Angler merchandise and he will be assisted   us with funding in other ways (e.g. post-game meals, clinic, stat
        in his selling efforts by Joan Streeter and their friendly staff.     sheet & game day sponsorships).
        Buy early and buy often to ensure you have enough Angler
        gear to proudly display your loyal Angler support all year.  For   HOUSING
        year-round shopping (think holidays & birthdays), much of   Securing  35+  host  family  beds  for  our  players,  coaches,  and
        the Angler merchandise line can be purchased online at www.   broadcasters is always a challenge.  Our Housing Coordinator and also at several downtown Chatham   Sue Thomas has again successfully handled this difficult task.
        store locations including Chatham Hardware,  The Chatham   Sue has to deal with many variables (e.g. allergies, car needs,
        Clothing Bar, and the Chatham T Kids Store.             player/host family arrival dates, changing rosters) to finalize the
                                                                best player/host family match and she handles the commotion
        CONCESSION STAND                                        superbly.  We also extend a hearty thank you to our host families
        Our totally refurbished ‘Snack Shack’ concession stand is a must   for opening their homes to our players.  Hosting is an enjoyable,
        stop during your Anglers game experience.  We are grateful   rewarding experience and most of our host families do so for
        Kathy Olsen will again coordinate our concession operations,   many  years,  often  establishing  lasting  relationships  with  the
        ably assisted by her son Sean (the third Olsen child to lead the   players they host.   To become an Anglers host family, please
        concession stand contingent).  At the Snack Shack you will be   contact Sue Thomas at 774-836-0112 or madison.2@comcast.
        greeted and served by smiling faces, many who are familiar   net
        returnees from prior years.  Once you get a whiff of the ‘Snack
        Shack’ food offerings they will be hard to resist.  The ‘Snack   POST-GAME MEAL PROGRAM
        Shack’ provides all the standard fare (e.g. hot dogs, chili dogs,   We are responsible for feeding our ~50 players, coaches,
        grilled burgers, pizza, popcorn, peanuts, candy bars, Angler   trainers, bat boys, interns, and others after every game (44
        logo cookies, water/soft drinks/powerade) and the proceeds   games plus playoffs).  Our post-game meal coordinator Laura
        from every sale benefit our Chatham Athletic Association, so   Caskey, with help from her husband Stan, along with Sue
        please come hungry and eat up!                          Thomas and our intern and volunteer support, handles this
                                                                difficult  task superbly.  Laura and  her crew  set up the  post-
        MEMBERSHIP                                              game meal schedule, physically feed the team, and solicit local
        Funding received from our annual membership drive is    businesses & individuals to pay for or provide these meals.  To
        essential to ensure our Organization provides Angler fans with   sponsor a post-game meal stop by our information table near
        a wonderful game day  Veterans Field experience.  A hearty   our press box, or contact Laura Caskey at laura.caskey@att.
        thank you to everyone who has responded to our plea to   net or at 512-731-8171.  Your sponsorship will be recognized
        become a Chatham Athletic Association member.  If you have   over our public address system and will be greatly appreciated
        yet to become a 2023 member, a membership card can be   by our players, coaches and support staff.
        found on page 47 of this souvenir book, or at the information
        table behind our press box during home games, or you can   PASS THE HAT COLLECTION & 50/50 RAFFLE
        donate to become  a member  on our   Marc Finkelstein has taken over these responsibilities in 2023
        website.  Your generous support is very much needed and is   and with assistance from Jim Nowak, Lee Schmitt and several
        greatly  appreciated  by  our  players,  coaches,  volunteers,  and   other volunteers, interns and Angler players, we’re confident
        our entire organization.  We proudly recognize all of our current   he will handle these two important tasks superbly.  Staffing our
        700+ members in this Souvenir book on 34-37.            information table and passing through the crowd urging your
                                                                participation in our 50/50 raffle and “pass the hat” activities are
        BUSINESS SUPPORT                                        important revenue generating tasks for our organization.  Our
        Kim Terrio is in her first year as our business sponsorship and   raffle gives fans a chance to win many prizes, including the grand
        advertising coordinator and she is doing an excellent job   prize, ½ the raffle cash, with our non-cash prizes generously
        working with Chatham’s business community to garner their   provided by local businesses.  Raffle tickets can be purchased
        support.  We greatly appreciate the major financial support we   when players and volunteers pass through the stands, or at our
        receive annually from Chatham Bars Inn, the Chatham Squire,   information table near the press box.  Funds collected from our
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