WVC Foundation hosts “Knight at the AppleSox” June 11

May 21, 2024

Media Contacts:  
Lupe Brito, development director 509-682-6573 
Rachel Evey, WVC Foundation executive director, 509-682-6415

The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation is hosting “Knight at the AppleSox” on June 11 at the Paul Thomas Sr. Field. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with the game scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.  

WVC employees, students and alumni can register for free tickets at bit.ly/2024KATAS for the Wenatchee AppleSox vs. Bellingham Bells game. Tickets are first come, first served. Reserved tickets can be picked up at will call before the game starts.

For every burger or beer purchased during the game, WVC Foundation will receive $1 as a donation. All proceeds go towards the Knights Care Fund, a financial assistance fund for WVC students facing emergency situations. WVC alumni Ron Lodge, Jeanne Lodge, and Candace Hansen will sing the national anthem. Ricardo Escobedo, the 2024 WVC Distinguished Alumni award recipient, will throw the first pitch. 

“We are excited to partner with the Wenatchee AppleSox and promote Wenatchee Valley College,” said Lupe Brito, WVC Foundation development director. “Events like these are a great way for the community to learn about the programs at WVC while coming together for a fun night of baseball and WVC Knight pride!”


The WVC Foundation was incorporated in 1971. The foundation’s mission is to provide equitable access to education and invest in student success through philanthropy. For information on how to make a gift to the foundation, establish a scholarship or include the WVC Foundation in your estate plans, contact (509) 682-6410. Visit the WVC Foundation website at http://www.wvc.edu/foundation.

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