From: Patrick Armstrong
, Director of Communications
713.361.7920 (Direct Line)
, Communications Manager
713.361.7930 (Direct Line)
September 24, 2008
AEROS RELEASE 2008-09 PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE
HOUSTON, Texas –
The Houston Aeros, proud affiliate of the Minnesota Wild, announced their 2008-09 promotional schedule
today. The Aeros’ 15th Anniversary Season will be celebrated with a schedule packed with themed nights and giveaways. Election Night featuring John McCain and Barack Obama bobbleheads along with an Aeros collector bobblehead set and rink highlight the celebratory season.
The action starts on opening night, October 11, when the Aeros host the defending champion Chicago Wolves at 7:35 p.m. The first 3,000 fans at Toyota Center will be treated to a 15-year history calendar presented by Hadfield Communications. The calendar will feature artwork of players and fans, both past and present.
Seven nights in the Aeros 40-game home schedule will feature bobblehead giveaways starting with Election Night on Sunday, November 2 in which the first 3,000 fans will receive either a John McCain or Barack Obama bobblehead. The collector set will feature former Aeros players that are fan favorites from the team’s 15-year history. Starting on Military Night, Saturday, November 22, fans will be treated to a replica Aeros rink and the first Aeros legend of the set. The remaining five bobblehead nights are; November 28, December 13, January 16, February 27, and March 21.
Other notable nights and giveaways include: 15-year Fleece Blanket (Saturday, Dec. 6), Bikini and Fitness Night featuring Aeros cow bells (Friday, Dec. 26), Boy Scout Night featuring Aeros Thundersticks (Saturday, Jan. 24), Mullet Night (Friday, Jan. 30), Chili Cook Off & Faith Night featuring Aeros Rally Towels (Saturday, Feb. 21).
2008-09 Houston Aeros Promotional Schedule
Date - Theme, Giveaway
Saturday, October 11 - Opening Night, 15th Anniversary Calendar presented by Hadfield Communications (First 3,000 Fans)
Saturday, October 18 – 3rd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Night
Friday, October 31 - Halloween
Sunday, November 2 - Family Game & Aeros Election Night, McCain-Obama Bobbleheads (First 3,000 Fans)
Sunday, November 16 - Family Game & Dance Clinic
Saturday, November 22 - Military Night, Bobblehead Night #1 (First 3,000 Fans)
Friday, November 28 - Thank You Fans, Bobblehead Night #2 (First 3,000 Fans)
Thursday, December 4 - Kids/Day Game
Saturday, December 6 - 15-year Fleece Blanket giveaway (First 3,000 Fans)
Saturday, December 13 - Teddy Bear Toss, Bobblehead Night #3 (First 3,000 Fans)
Friday, December 26 - Bikini & Fitness Night, Cow Bells (First 3,000 Fans)
Tuesday, December 30 - Guns & Hoses Night
Friday, January 16 - Canada Night, Bobblehead Night #4 (First 3,000 Fans)
Sunday, January 18 - Family Game & Chillypalooza
Saturday, January 24 - Boy Scout Night, Thunder Sticks (First 3,000 Fans)
Friday, January 30 - Mullet Night (First 3,000 Fans)
Sunday, February 15 - Family Game & Dance Clinic
Saturday, February 21 - Chili Cook Off & Faith Night, Rally Towel (First 3,000 Fans)
Friday, February 27 - Parrot Head Night, Bobblehead Night #5 (First 3,000 Fans)
Saturday, March 7 - Rodeo Night
Friday, March 13 - Superstitious Night
Saturday, March 21 - Jerseys Off Their Backs, Bobblehead Night #6 (First 3,000 Fans)
Friday, April 10 - Fan Appreciation Night
Sunday, April 12 - Family Game, Fan Appreciation & the Next 15 Years
* Schedule subject to change. Check Aeros.com for latest information.
Tickets for the Aeros’ 15th Anniversary Season will go on sale to the public this Friday, September 26 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available by calling 1-866-GO-AEROS, at the Toyota Center Box Office and select Randalls locations and also online via AEROS.com
. Ticket prices begin at only $14 per seat.
-- HOUSTON AEROS: 15 Seasons, One Reason --