Jack Maxton Chevrolet to provide Olentangy Braves Little League with new equipment, monetary contribution and instructional clinics
Worthington, April 04, 2018 – Jack Maxton Chevrolet has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program & Olentangy Braves Little League to sponsor and provide new equipment, invitations to instructional clinics, and an opportunity for community members to earn donations for their league via a Test Drive fundraiser.
“Playing the game of baseball helps kids develop skills like leadership, cooperation and sportsmanship while bringing families and communities together to show their support. Jack Maxton Chevrolet and Chevrolet Youth Baseball are proud to participate in a sport that brings so many smiles to kids and families in the nearby community.” said Jeff Mauk, Dealer Principal at Jack Maxton Chevrolet. “Chevrolet believes that in play, there are possibilities and supports the spirit of teamwork that baseball instills in its players.”
2018 marks Chevrolet’s Youth Baseball program’s 13th year, and since its introduction has helped aid local teams, benefiting more than 12.4 million young people in communities where Chevrolet’s customers live, work and play. In 2017, more than 1,500 Chevrolet dealers participated across the country. This is Jack Maxton’s 6th year to sponsor OBLL!
Jack Maxton Chevrolet presented an equipment kit that included useful items like bat-packs, scorebooks, industrial-strength batting tees, ball buckets and T-shirts. The sponsorship also includes youth clinics featuring current and former MLB/MiLB players and coaches, or instructors from the Columbus Clippers.
In addition, Jack Maxton Chevrolet will present a check representing a one-time monetary contribution to Olentangy Braves Little League. Sponsored leagues across the country will have the chance to earn additional funds as community members take test drives at their partnering dealership to help support the league. Jack Maxton Chevrolet has set a goal to raise $5,000 for the 2018 baseball season.
In addition to its commitment to youth baseball, Chevrolet also is the Official Vehicle of Major League Baseball™.
“Chevrolet vehicles are designed and built for families, safety and fun, so we encourage young people and their parents to make a Chevrolet the official vehicle of their household,” said Mauk.
For more information about Chevrolet Youth Baseball, please visit www.chevrolet.com/youthsports.com.
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Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world’s largest car brands, doing business in more than 115 countries and selling more than 4.0 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature engaging performance, design that makes the heart beat, passive and active safety features and easy-to-use technology, all at a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.