Ripken Baseball, the leader in youth sports events, announced they have partnered with Sheetz, a major Mid-Atlantic restaurant and convenience chain, to bring 12 free baseball clinics to children ages 7 to 14 in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Starting this April and continuing through June, the “Sheetz Community Clinics presented by Ripken Baseball” will teach the fundamentals of baseball for players of all levels.
The clinic schedule will include the following cities and dates:
- Thursday, April 14: Arlington, Va.
- Thursday, April 14: Frederick, Md.
- Friday, April 15: Richmond, Va.
- Friday, April 15: Hagerstown, Md.
- Wednesday, April 27: Harrisburg/York, Pa.
- Wednesday, May 4: Morgantown, W.Va.
- Tuesday, May 31: Greensboro, N.C.
- Tuesday, May 31: Columbus, Ohio
- Wednesday, June 1: Raleigh, N.C.
- Wednesday, June 1: Pittsburgh, Pa.
- Thursday, June 2: Cleveland, Ohio
- Wednesday, June 15: Charleston, W.Va.
“Ripken Baseball is thrilled to team up with Sheetz to bring the game of baseball to communities where Sheetz is a staple for families,” said Amanda Shank, Vice President of Business Development for Ripken Baseball. “We encourage parents to register their children and enjoy a fun baseball environment in their hometowns.”
Players can expect to work on fielding, hitting, and throwing with Ripken Baseball instructors. Participants will receive a Sheetz Treat, fruit, and a giveaway.
“As a family-owned and operated company, we strive to give back and be the best neighbor we can be in every community we serve,” said Nick Ruffner, Public Relations Manager at Sheetz. “We’re excited to be partnering with Ripken Baseball to provide free clinics to kids located throughout our six-state footprint. These camps will provide valuable training and experiences as well as lifelong memories.”
Parents can preregister for the “Sheetz Community Clinics presented by Ripken Baseball” by going to www.ripkenbaseball.com/sheetz. The exact timing and locations will be confirmed in the coming weeks via the website.
About Sheetz, Inc.
Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Sheetz, Inc. is one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains with more than 23,000 employees. The company operates over 640 store locations throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina. Sheetz provides an award-winning menu of M•T•O® sandwiches and salads, which are ordered through unique touch-screen order point terminals. All Sheetz convenience stores are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Sheetz is committed to offering employees sustainable careers built on an inspiring culture and community engagement. For more information, visit www.sheetz.com or follow us on Twitter (@sheetz), Facebook (www.facebook.com/sheetz) and Instagram (www.instagram.com/sheetz).
About Ripken Baseball:
Ripken Baseball brings teammates, coaches, and families together through its Big-League Experiences, while teaching the values of the game, and how to play it the right way – the Ripken Way. Recently expanding the best experience in youth sports to satellite locations through Ripken Select Tournaments, Ripken Baseball continues to innovate the game through tournaments, camps, clinics, and spring training at their state-of-the-art baseball and softball facilities – The Ripken Experience™ Aberdeen (Maryland), The Ripken Experience™ Myrtle Beach (South Carolina), and The Ripken Experience™ Pigeon Forge (Tennessee).
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