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Cedar Rapids Kernels Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Andrew Pantini (319) 896-7601

It’s time to ‘Meet the Kernels’ on April 5th!


Cedar Rapids, IA – It’s a Party at the Park as the Cedar Rapids Kernels host the annual ‘Meet the
Kernels’ night on Tuesday, April 5th starting at 5:00 pm.

The event is FREE to the public, with food and beverage available for purchase. The Kernels Bimm
Ridder Diamond Shop will be open as well as the Kernels Kids Zone fun area.

The 2011 Kernels will mix and mingle with fans from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. A short program begins
at 7:00 pm as Kernels’ manager Brent Del Chiaro will introduce the team and talk briefly about
the upcoming season. Then the Kernels will conduct a short workout under the lights at Perfect
Game Field, which is open to the public.

The event will be held rain or shine. In the event the workout is postponed due to weather or
wet grounds, the festivities will move to the main concourse at Perfect Game Field at Veterans
Memorial Stadium.

Tickets to all 70 Kernel home games, season ticket packages, and 10-game Anytime Coupon Books,
are available through the Kernels Ticket Office, the Bimm Ridder Diamond Shop and on-line at
www.kernels.com. Ticket Office hours are 10 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, and 10 am to
2 pm on Saturday.

The Kernels open the 2011 MWL season on the road starting Thursday, April 7th at Peoria. The
home opener is Monday, April 11th against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at 6:35 pm as the
first 1,000 fans through the gates receive a free 10th anniversary stadium t-shirt, courtesy the
Best Western Longbranch. 2011 magnet schedules, courtesy of Mercy Care Community
Physicians, will also be passed out through the entire opening home stand (April 11-14).

Cedar Rapids Ball Club, Inc.


Class A
affiliate of the P.O. Box 2001 • Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2001 • Phone (319) 363-3887 • Fax (319) 363-5631
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (800) 860-3609 • Web Site: www.kernels.com • E-mail: kernels@kernels.com Member of the Midwest League