You might know the Kannapolis Intimidators as the single A affiliate in the Chicago White Sox minor league chain. But they’re more than. They’re great supporters of the military, and - in partnership with the United States Marines - are offering two free tickets to ANY home game this season for “anyone that shows any form of Military ID, active, retired or a family member ID at the Intimidators Will Call Window.” Awesome!
The inspiration came from last year’s Military Appreciation night - where the USO of North Carolina set up a booth - and the belief that there was more to be done for the Troops and their families. The USO of North Carolina continues to be a community partner.
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Deployed Service Members ‘Break Free from Reality’ at USO Bagram's Paint and Sip Program
Before 2016, the last time Army Sgt. Derek Peterson picked up a paint brush was in high school – which, he admits, was quite a few years ago. “I would like to be [considered an artist],” Peterson said. “But I hadn’t done any real art since [then].” So, when Peterson heard about the USO Southwest Asia’s two new art programs – Paint and Sip and Art on Tap -- during a recent deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan, he knew it was the perfect opportunity to get back to his creative roots