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Creative Fundraising For Senior League World Series 

Tim Throckmorton

This year’s SLWS will be August 14-21, 2010. Here are this year’s special fundraising events and sponsorship opportunities:Text-to-Donate Campaigno Anyone can help out the SLWS this year by making a $10 donation from your cell phone. Simply type “giveten slws” and send the message to 20222. You’ll get a reply to confirm, and you just have to reply “yes”. A $10 donation will be added to your cell phone bill. Standard text messaging rates apply.Baseball Night in Eastern Maineo The Bangor Breakfast Kiwanis, Sports Arena, and Acme Pizza and Wings are hosting Baseball Night in Eastern Maine on Monday, May 3, 6:00-8:00pm. The event will be held at the Sports Arena, and admission is a $10 donation, and you will get in return a $10 electronic game card to use. There will be pitching instruction, an auction, and several door prizes. Local sports celebrities will be guest speakers.Ground Round Fundraising Nights o The Ground Round will be hosting fundraiser nights for the Senior League World Series on the first Mondays of May, June, and July. With your coupon, 20% of your purchase that night will be donated to the SLWS. For a coupon, visit Mansfieldstadium.com for more information.Donation Canso Look for donation cans at your local convenience stores. Cans are currently located at all Leadbetter’s Super Stops, and Mobil On The Run locations, as well as Fairmount Market, the Corner Store, and Seamus’s Market. More are coming, so keep a look out!$5,000 50/50 Raffleo The Bangor Elks Club is sponsoring a 50/50 raffle that is going on now. Tickets are $20 each, and there are only 500 available.  The winner will get $5,000, and the remaining $5,000 will be donated to the SLWS. Tickets are available at Mansfield Stadium, or through the Elks Club.Corporate Sponsorshipso Corporate sponsorships are still available. For information on how your business can help, contact Doug MacDonald at 478-5430.