FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Fun-Go joined Fayetteville’s Habitat for Humanity as part of their inaugural 24-hour build of the McKinnon family home in the B Street community. Fun-Go joined several other local mascots in some friendly games to hammer nails for a good cause. Beginning at 8 am on Saturday until Sunday at 8 am, Habitat for Humanity Fayetteville will spend 24 hours building a home for a local Fayetteville family.
The next SwampDog’s community event takes place on July 21st when The SwampDogs, in partnership with the Fayetteville Walk to End Alzheimer’s present Bringing Memories Home Safe. The SwampDogs will don purple jerseys to be auctioned off after the game with all proceeds going towards the Alzheimer’s Association.
The SwampDogs return to the Swamp next Friday, July 7 for Hoe-Down Throw-Down presented by Agri Supply of Lumberton against the Edenton Steamers. The gates will open at 6 with first pitch at 7:05. For all your SwampDogs news and updates please visit GoSwampDogs.com and follow us on Twitter @GoSwampDogs. The SwampDogs season is presented by Fayetteville Kia.
The Coastal Plain League is the nation’s premier summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 21st season in 2017, the CPL features 15 teams playing in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The CPL has had over 1,400 alumni drafted and 98 of those – including 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young winner Justin Verlander – make their Major League debut; while another notable alum – Russell Wilson – won Super Bowl XLVIII. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at www.coastalplain.com and follow us via Twitter @CPLBaseball.