The Brahmas have invited Arlington resident Vernon Wells to speak after Sunday's game in North Richland Hills.
Here is the press release:
Sunday's Texas Brahmas game will feature Anaheim Angels center fielder and Arlington resident, Vernon Wells, who will be the featured speaker for the Brahmas inaugural Faith and Family Day.
The event will include a post game round table, an appearance by the Robert Gotcher Band, and a puck give-away to youth attendees courtesy of Hockey Ministries International.
Special discount tickets are available for all church groups throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Wells is a three time MLB All Star and has also captured three gold gloves. He has hit over 200 career home runs and more than 800 career RBI's. Last season was his 12th season in the majors, all in the American League.
Wells and his wife Charlene also head up the Perfect 10 Foundation. The Foundation supports and protects single mothers and disadvantaged children in need by providing them with a safe, stable home as well as opportunities to further their education. They also equip them with life skills needed to help break the cycle of poverty in their lives.
Since 1977, Hockey Ministries International has been active in every level of hockey from youth, college and junior, up to minor pro, and the NHL. Through their many camps, clinics, and conferences they serve to support the spiritual needs of players, coaches, families, and fans.
At the conclusion of the game, all fans will be invited to this special event which will feature a roundtable of Brahmas players. The event will conclude with Vernon Wells discussing various topics with kids and families.
Sunday's game against the Komets will be the first ever matchup between the two teams. The Komets are one of the longest standing professional hockey franchises beginning play in the early 1950's and have played in various leagues. Former Brahmas head coach Al Sims will be behind the bench for Fort Wayne.
For more information about Faith and Family Day, please contact the Brahmas at (817) 336-4423 (4ICE).