Hawks and Georgia Power team up for “Veterans Appreciation Night” on Nov. 9
Hawks to recognize the sacrifice and service of those who served in the military during the game against Utah
ATLANTE – The The Atlanta Hawks today announced their plans for the “Veterans Appreciation Night presented by Georgia Power” during the game against Utah on Wednesday, November 9. The night will recognize the sacrifice and service of those who served in the military with various giveaways and interactive activations. . A special ticket offer for Wednesday night’s game includes a $10 food and beverage credit and a green Hawks “Veterans Appreciation” shirt while supplies last. Fans can secure this offer by visiting Hawks.com/promotions.
During the week leading up to the game, the Hawks and Georgia Power will host “Career Readiness and SMILE” training through the True To You Career Center for U.S. military veterans at State Farm Arena on Friday, November 4. This training event will be aimed at instructing and informing attendees on career readiness tactics through an interactive discussion-based session featuring veterans currently employed by both companies.
“We are honored to partner with Georgia Power to recognize and celebrate the service and sacrifice of this country’s heroes,” said Andrew Saltzman, executive vice president and chief revenue officer of Hawks. “We hope that Friday’s career preparation event and Wednesday’s match program will show our gratitude to these men and women who have bravely served our country.”
Before the game on Wednesday, November 9, U.S. Army veteran Jayme Alilaw will perform the national anthem. Two veterans, who are also employees of Georgia Power, will also serve as honorary co-captains for the game.
The program for the five-hour training event is based on the principles of SMILE (Southern Hospitality, Make a Moment, Individuals Matter, Listen and Learn, and Empowerment) and will conclude with a panel discussion with employees, who are also veterans, Hawks and Georgia Power. At the end of the event, each veteran in attendance will also receive a certificate that can be listed as professional development experience on their resume, indicating that the veteran is aware of and ready to display the basic people skills needed to paid employment. In addition, each participant will receive two tickets to the “Veterans Appreciation Night” on November 9th.
In September, the Hawks announced their full promotional schedule for the 2022-23 season, which includes 19 home games that will recognize and celebrate the diversity of Hawks fans and their interests with special promotions, exclusive ticket offers and giveaways. in limited edition.