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Jackson Generals to Host 2nd Annual Fan Fest

The Jackson Generals will hold their second annual FanFest Wednesday, April 4th, with Pringles Park gates opening at 5:00 p.m. The event is completely FREE and open to the public. The Fan Fest will prelude the Generals’ home opener against the Birmingham Barons (White Sox affiliate) on Thursday, April 5th at 7:05 p.m. Fans will get to meet the 2012 Jackson Generals, watch batting practice, take photos, get autographs ON THE FIELD and much more!

“We are excited to get the season started”, said Generals GM Jason Compton. “FanFest is a great way kick off what will be a tremendous 2012 season at Pringles Park. We have some exciting players heading to Jackson this year and FanFest gives fans an opportunity to meet them up close.”

Fan Fest will feature something for everyone in the family. For the kids, the Generals’ will set up the Kids Zone with a bounce house, inflatable slide and more. Generals’ mascot, Sarge will be entertaining fans and of course, available for pictures. You can also find your favorite Pringles Park food items for sale at the concession stands that will be open throughout the event.

Entertainment will be provided in an acoustic setting by Kimberlie Helton and door prizes will be given away throughout the night.

Prime seat locations will be marked available for fans that are interested in purchasing season tickets. Remember, each season ticket comes with $345 in free food! The box office will be open with flex plans, individual game tickets, family four packs 9-Game Power Packs for sale. Parents can sign up their kids, 12-and-under up to join the new Junior Generals Kids Club, presented by Clubhouse Barbers. The Generals' Official Team Store will be open and showcasing brand new Jackson General’s merchandise.

Schedule of Events for Fan Fest 2012:

- 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Pringles Park Gates Open/Team Batting Practice on Field

- 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Welcome and Player Introductions on Field

- 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Fan Photo and Autographs on Field

- 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. – Season Ticket Holder Picnic and Player Meet and Greet

Fans may continue to purchase the new 9-game power pack featuring the top promotions in 2012 for only $59. Group and season ticket packages are also on sale at the Pringles Park box office, or by calling 988-5299.

Be sure to check out the Generals on Facebook at facebook.com/jacksongenerals, and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/jacksongenerals. Also, download the Generals’ iPhone or Android app for free to keep the Generals at your fingertips at all times.

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