ALBANY, Georgia – The undefeated Albany Panthers (7-0) are proud to announce Saturday’s game against the Columbus Lions (7-1) will be sponsored by Toyota of Albany. The Panthers will wear their white-on-white uniforms for what is building up to be the most anticipated football game of the season. Fans are encouraged to wear white for the 7:30 p.m. showdown. Pre-game festivities begin at 7:00 p.m.
The Panthers will also honor the service of the nation’s armed services personnel, veterans, firefighters, EMS personnel, law enforcement members and teachers. During “Heroes Night”, the organization will pay special honor to the memory of Lieutenant Thomas C. “Cliff” Rouse. The Albany Marine Corps Logistics Base Band will perform during half-time.
“Toyota of Albany is proud to support the Albany Panthers and Heroes Night” said Mark Wamsley, General Manager of Toyota of Albany.
Toyota of Albany Night festivities will include the National Anthem by The Albany Marine Band, the Invocation by Matt Hallman, the Coin Toss by Mark Wamsley and the Game Ball presentation by Mark Wamsley, DC Police Chief Don Cheek and Tommie and Jackie Rouse – parents of Lieutenant Thomas C. “Cliff” Rouse.
“We are excited to have Toyota of Albany as a major partner” said Will Carter, Panthers General Manager. “They have been supportive throughout the entire season and will be a big part of future activities.”
The Albany Panthers game is Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 7:30 pm against the Columbus Lions. SINGLE-GAME TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! Tickets for “Heroes Night” can be purchased by calling 229.435.1230, going by the Albany Civic Center Box Office, or by calling 877-544-TIXX(8499) and at Ticketmaster.com.