Hey Armada fans,
The Long Beach Armada , along with the Orange County Flyers, will team up to host "Jon Wilhite Night" on Saturday, June 27 at 7:05 p.m. at Blair Field in Long Beach.
Wilhite, is a former standout baseball player at Cal State Fullerton and a current Manhattan Beach resident. He is the lone survivor of the April 9 fatal car crash that killed Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart, Henry Pearson and Courtney Stewart.
"Jon Wilhite Night" is designed to raise funds through a raffle that will take place for his costly rehabilitation. Wilhite is currently undergoing a lengthy and extensive rehabilitation program, at a local Rehabilitation Center in Orange. He spent 20 days at Long Beach Memorial Rehabilitation Hospital after 26 days in the Intensive Care Unit of the University of California Irvine
The teams are requesting support , through a $5 minimum-donation raffle, to generate funds that evening. The grand prize includes four tickets to a future Armada game, a private meet-and-greet with the team, live on-field batting practice with the Armada, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch and an inning of broadcasting on the radio.
Donations for Jon Wilhite can also be made at any Wells Fargo Bank location to account number 3980643658 or mailed to the Benefit Fund for Jon Wilhite, 4733 Torrance Boulevard, #562, Torrance, CA 90503.
For more information, please call the Armada office at (562) 427-4487.
Please show your support Armada Fans on June 27th as we try to raise as much money as we can for this very important cause