EcoTarium, Higgins Armory, Old Sturbridge Village and Worcester Tornadoes Team Up To Launch ‘Cover The Bases’ Contest
– Sponsored by The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation, Program Encourages People to Get on Base and Enjoy Local Gems –
“Cover the Bases” will run from
The contest has been made possible through a grant from The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation, Inc. which is dedicated to improving the quality of life in communities where The
Once the card has all four stamps, the participant returns the completed game card at any of the four locations and is entered to win more than a dozen prizes. Participants who hand in completed cards also will receive a token of acknowledgement that they completed the game and supported some of Worcester County’s finest destinations.
“Cover the Bases” game cards also will serve as discount coupons at each location, providing
“Worcester County really hits it out of the park when it comes to having something to satisfy every cultural appetite,” said
To kick off the contest Worcester Tornadoes mascot, Twister, will visit each location on
- Higgins Armory –
Sat. May 23from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
- EcoTarium –
Sat. May 23from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Sturbridge Village– Sat. May 23from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
For more information, please visit www.coverthebases.com or inquire at any of the participating organizations.
“The EcoTarium is very excited to take part in this collaborative effort. Cover the Bases offers a fun way for families to explore Worcester County’s unique array of family-friendly destinations,” said
“With the uncertain economy, people are looking for fun things to do close to home. ‘Cover the Bases’ gives families an incentive to re-visit area museums and take in a baseball game – giving them a chance to rediscover entertainment choices right here in Central Massachusetts,” said
“Parents will always be searching for new and exciting experiences to share with their children. I believe the Cover the Bases game will allow those parents to visit four outstanding venues within a half hour drive of each other without breaking the family budget,” said
“It’s not uncommon to hear local residents say, ‘Oh, I visit you when I have out-of-town guests.’ Cover the Bases puts Worcester’s family-friendly attractions back in the public eye for the entire summer,” said
About the EcoTarium
EcoTarium, A Museum of Science & Nature, offers three floors of interactive exhibits, wildlife habitats, interpretive nature trails,
About The Higgins Armory Museum
The Higgins Armory Museum, with 5,000 objects on 4 floors, is the only institution in the Northeast dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition, and interpretation of arms and armor. A visit to the Higgins will spark your imagination with the fact behind the fairytale! For more information visit www.higgins.org, or call 508-853-6015.
The Worcester Tornadoes play their home games at Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field, and are entering their 5th Anniversary Season in the Can-Am League of Professional Baseball. Games are played from
Contact: Amy Lynn Banek (508) 855-4486 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation