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A PLACE OF THEIR OWN Launch Celebration for IWBC's Capital Campaign

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214 East State Street

Rockford, IL 61104

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A Grand Slam evening of sports-themed fun and fundraising to benefit the IWBC!

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Original players from the AAGPBL, Shirley Burkovich and Maybelle Blair, who dazzled WWII crowds of spectators, will be on hand to sign autographs along with Rockford Peaches bat girls from the early 50s. Its the eve of the 30th Anniversary of the original A League of Their Own movie from 1992 with a new Amazon TV series of the same name currently in production. It's time to celebrate the rich history of the Peaches as we help launch IWBC's Capital Campaign to build a $10 million indoor/outdoor museum and activity center for Rockford and the world!

The evening of fundraising includes a 50/50 raffle, wine and liquor cooler drawings and an on-line auction of sports memorabilia.

  • Sports-themed attire
  • Gourmet ballpark fare
  • Cash bar with signature drinks available
  • Autograph signings
  • IWBC merchandise sales/event tees, leather baseballs, Shirley Burkovich and Maybelle Blair double-bobbleheads and 75th Anniversary Rockford Peaches tins.

General admission: $50.00 per person from 6 to 9 pm

Special $25 event tees available under "Tickets/Add-Ons". Reserve yours now for pick up on Nov. 1.

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GRAND SLAM - $10,000 (20 tickets): A VIP Reception is planned from 5 to 6 pm for all sponsors as well as designated dignitaries. Covid-allowing, former AAGPBL players as well as Rockford Peaches bat girls will be present for a signing event. Complimentary commemorative photos will be available for our guests to have autographed during the VIP Reception. Complimentary Peach Slushies or Peach Margaritas will be served in a special commemorative cup during the VIP Reception. Other perks for this level include: (10) vintage-style Peaches baseball caps, (10) limited-edition Rockford Peaches puzzles, (10) Peaches mugs with coasters and (10) SPoRT Makeup "Rockford Peaches RED" lipsticks developed for Amazon's new TV series, A League of Their Own.

HOME RUN - $5,000 (10 tickets): VIP Reception (see above). Other perks for this level include: (8) vintage-style Peaches baseball caps, (8) limited-edition Rockford Peaches puzzles, (8) Peaches mugs with coasters and (8) SPoRT Makeup "Rockford Peaches RED" lipsticks developed for Amazon's new TV series, A League of Their Own.

TRIPLE - $2,500 (6 tickets): VIP Reception (see above). Other perks for this level include: (6) vintage-style Peaches baseball caps, (6) Peaches mugs with coasters and (6) SPoRT Makeup "Rockford Peaches RED" lipsticks developed for Amazon's new TV series, A League of Their Own.

DOUBLE - $1,000 (4 tickets): VIP Reception (see above). Other perks for this level include: (4) vintage-style Peaches baseball caps, (4) Peaches mugs with coasters and (4) SPoRT Makeup "Rockford Peaches RED" lipsticks developed for Amazon's new TV series, A League of Their Own.

SINGLE - $500 (2 tickets): VIP Reception (see above). Other perks for this level include: (2) vintage-style Peaches baseball caps and (2) SPoRT Makeup "Rockford Peaches RED" lipsticks developed for Amazon's new TV series, A League of Their Own.

For more information on how you can become a sponsor, please contact aplaceoftheirownevent@gmail.com.


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Fundraiser to support IWBC's efforts to build a museum next to Beyer Stadium. The event will be held at Taco Betty's, 212 E. State St., Rockford, IL, from 6pm to 9pm on Monday, Nov. 1, 2022.

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