WILD DONATES ONESIES TO ALL MERCY BABIESOct 3, 2017
BABIES BORN AT MERCY HOSPITAL OVER NEXT WEEK BECOME NEWEST IOWA WILD FANS WITH FASHIONABLE TEAM ONESIES
DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Mercy Medical Center Des Moines, announced on Tuesday the professional hockey team has donated over 100 onesies to the Mercy Women and Infants’ Center for all newborns.
“In anticipation of our fifth anniversary season and the home opener on Saturday, we are donating these team-themed onesies to the pediatrics department at our great partner, Mercy Medical Center,” said Iowa Wild President Todd Frederickson. “Our focus has always been to engage and introduce the great sport of hockey to kids in central Iowa and what better way to do that than getting these newborns into their first Iowa Wild outfit. We are hoping to recruit our newest fans for life as these parents will tell their child that the first logo they ever wore was that of the Iowa Wild one.”
The Iowa Wild has donated over 100 team-themed onesies for each newbornover the opening week of the season. Mercy Women and Infants’ Center averages roughly 100 newborns a week. The parents will be sharing the photos of their newborns on social media using #IAWildbaby.
Opening Night 2017 for the Iowa Wild is slated for Saturday, Oct. 7 with a visit from the Milwaukee Admirals at 7 p.m. at Wells Fargo Arena. Opening night and the Wild’s fifth anniversary season is presented by Mercy and Bankers Trust. Brother Trucker is set to kickoff the Local Concert series with a live performance from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. on the South Concourse. Fans may purchase two tallboys for $10 for the Local Concert series. The first 1,500 fans to arrive at the game receive a five-year anniversary banner sponsored by Bankers Trust. It is also a Jim Beam night where fans may purchase a $5 Jim Beam vanilla or a $10 Jim Beam vanilla in a mason jar. The Brewdog pack is also available for purchase at the game.
Iowa welcomes Milwaukee again on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 5 p.m. at Wells Fargo Arena. It’s Kids Fall Festival night. The first 1,500 fans to arrive at the game receive an Iowa Wild cling schedule sponsored by BUS 100.3 and Hicklin Garage. Fans may bring in a Subway receipt and purchase a ticket for only $5. The Subway combo pack is also available for purchase at the game. There is a postgame skate following the conclusion of the game presented by Smock Industries and NASH Icon.
Opening Night 2017 for the Iowa Wild is slated for Saturday, Oct. 7 with a visit from the Milwaukee Admirals at 7 p.m. at Wells Fargo Arena. Follow the Iowa Wild on Twitter @IAWILD or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/iawild.
The Iowa Wild 2017-18 season is presented by Mercy Medical Center: and runs from October through April. Fans may purchase seats to see any of the team’s 38 regular season home games at Wells Fargo Arena. Season tickets to see the Wild play its 2017-18 season at Wells Fargo Arena start at just $10 per game. For more information on tickets, including ticket plans and group seating, please contact the Wild ticket office by calling 515-564-8700 or go to www.iowawild.com.
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