ERIE, PA – The Erie BayHawks, NBA G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club, and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) will honor service men and women during the team’s game on Sunday, January 28th at 4:00 p.m. versus the Lakeland Magic with the seventh annual “Salute Our Troops” game. The BayHawks will wear commemorative uniforms, which will be auctioned off during that day’s game. All proceeds with benefit the Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors.
Activities for the day include:
- Current and retired military personnel receive free tickets to the game when they show their military ID or DD214 card at the Erie Insurance Arena Box Office
- Cathedral Prep Air Force Junior ROTC will present the colors
- Service men and women will be recognized pre-game during a video tribute honoring all five branches of the military
- POW / MIA flag placed over an empty seat courtside
- BayHawks players thank service men and women in special video tribute
Fans can honor or remember loved ones who served or are serving in the military during the “Soldier Salute” taking place during a break in the game.
Fans can purchase tickets for Salute Our Troops online at erieevents.com/events or at the Erie Insurance Arena Box Office (809 French Street). Tipoff for that game is set for 4:00 p.m.