Hoosier Lottery Hero of the Game Nominations Now Open
For Immediate Release SOUTH BEND, IN – This year the South Bend Cubs are proud to once again partner with Hoosier Lottery and honor Michiana heroes who do so much good for the community. Local teachers, police officers, and firefighters can be nominated and the Cubs will honor one hero
For Immediate Release
SOUTH BEND, IN – This year the South Bend Cubs are proud to once again partner with Hoosier Lottery and honor Michiana heroes who do so much good for the community. Local teachers, police officers, and firefighters can be nominated and the Cubs will honor one hero every Saturday home game at Four Winds Field throughout the entire 2023 season.
CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION.
Anyone can nominate a friend, family member or colleague to be a hero by following the link provided and filling out a Hoosier Lottery Hero of the Game form. Submissions are open from March 22 through April 30. Honorees will receive four complimentary tickets to the game, four food vouchers, and a Hoosier Lottery prize pack. The hero will also receive video recognition during the game on the videoboard beyond the right field wall.
“We’re thrilled to continue this partnership with the Hoosier Lottery and honor heroes for their extraordinary efforts giving back to the local community,” said South Bend Cubs General Manager and Vice President Nick Brown.
Each year the Hoosier Lottery contributes 30 million dollars to local police and firefighters’ pensions and 30 million dollars to the Teachers Retirement Fund. Since the first Scratch-off was sold on October 13, 1989, the Hoosier Lottery has provided more than $7 billion to the State of Indiana as part of its commitment to build a Stronger, Safer, Smarter Indiana.
About the South Bend Cubs
The South Bend Cubs are the High-A affiliate of the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs. Over the past 34 seasons, the team has won five Midwest League titles, most recently in 2022, and has captured nine division titles. In 2022, Four Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs, was voted Best High-A ballpark in the country by Ballpark Digest, having also won the award as a Low-A ballpark in 2017. In 2019, the South Bend Cubs hosted the final Midwest League All-Star Game. In 2015 the team was named Ballpark Digest's Team of the Year and received the John H. Johnson President's Award, the highest award in minor league baseball. The team is owned and operated by Swing-Batter-Swing, LLC whose principal shareholder is Andrew T. Berlin of Chicago, Ill. More information is available at SouthBendCubs.com.