Asheville, NC –
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Woodpeckers announced today a multi-year partnership with Blue Ridge Power heading into the upcoming 2022 season. The new agreement includes visibility throughout the ballpark for the solar engineering, procurement and construction company, while also promoting the level of dedication to community involvement that fans have come to expect from their hometown baseball team.
Blue Ridge Power has signed on to be the club’s fifth Community Leaders Program Corporate Partner. The program is a part of the Fayetteville Woodpeckers official team charity, The Fayetteville Woodpeckers Foundation. The Community Leaders Program works with corporate partners to make a tangible impact on the Greater Fayetteville community with an emphasis on Youth Sports and Military causes. Since its inception in March 2019, the charity has invested over $150,000 in philanthropic efforts. Blue Ridge Power joins Segra, AEVEX Aerospace, Walsingham Group, Inc. and Blanton’s Air, Plumbing, & Electric in this partnership.
“We’re proud to be a part of the Fayetteville community and are glad to have this opportunity to give back,” said Chris Dunbar, CEO of Blue Ridge Power. “The Woodpeckers have done something really great with the Community Leaders Program and I’m happy that Blue Ridge Power can be a part of it.”
The Woodpeckers open their third season of play against the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers on Tuesday, April 12th at Segra Stadium.
ABOUT BLUE RIDGE POWER
Blue Ridge Power is a clean infrastructure construction company for projects across the United States. The company brings integrated engineering, a qualified professional labor force and an expansive fleet of equipment to serve the needs of clients looking for a turnkey solution for solar and solar + storage projects. Blue Ridge Power currently oversees more than 1 GW of operational assets and has 900 MW planned for construction in 2022. For more information, visit blueridgepower.com.
ABOUT THE FAYETTEVILLE WOODPECKERS
The Houston Astros own and operate its Class A minor league affiliate, the Fayetteville Woodpeckers. The Astros agreed to a 30-year lease and are invested in the long-term success of the City of Fayetteville. The team’s direction focuses on creating a culture of success with an accessible management team, building the best young talent in baseball, engaging with fans, and connecting the community with an
exciting, family-friendly experience. For more information on the Woodpeckers, please visit http://www.fayettevillewoodpeckers.com
ABOUT SEGRA STADIUM
Segra Stadium, named a Ballpark Digest ‘Ballpark of the Decade’, is a $40 million state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue is a catalyzing economic development tool that attracts and retains business, provides national exposure, increases civic and community pride, and provides for an improved quality of life for residents. Designed for baseball, concerts, and a host of other activities the venue seats 5,242 for baseball and up to 10,000 for major outdoor events. It features natural grass, a 25×70 LED scoreboard, six luxury suites, four field boxes, a premium club level, outdoor party deck, a kids zone, and more. For more information please visit, www.fayettevillewoodpeckers.com.