Archive

ShareThis Page
Wild Things raise Katrina funds | TribLIVE.com
News

Wild Things raise Katrina funds

Tribune-Review
| Thursday, September 15, 2005 12:00 a.m

The Washington Wild Things raised a total of $9,000 for the victims of Hurricane Katrina during the second game of their Eastern Division playoff series with the Chillicothe Paints last Thursday. Half of ticket sales, profit from the sale of Mardi Gras beads and donations from fans, players and staff all went to the fund. In addition, the Wild Things’ owners boosted the total by matching the amount raised at the game with donations of their own.

“My partners and I matched the dollars raised in the ballpark so we could reach this goal. For every dollar collected, we donated a dollar,” managing partner John Swiatek said in a press release.

is a former freelancer.

Categories: News
TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.