Monday, February 22, 2010

Chaske, Alex and Tyson to play celebrity baseball for a good cause

Written by Stephanie Moreland

Colorado Springs, CO - Fan Trips.Travel recently announced that select players from the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints will take the field to play celebrity baseball to benefit Haitian Relief Efforts by the American Red Cross and Hope for Haiti Now. This game, in addition to featuring Saints players like Kyle Eckel, Garrett Hartley, and Lynell Hamilton, also includes notable New Orleans celebrities and cast members from the movies Twilight and New Moon, and takes place on March 20, 2010.

On the Twilight roster actors Chaske Spencer, Alex Meraz and Tyson Houseman will be stepping up to the plate. On the New Orleans side, Saints kicker Garrett Hartley and Kyle Eckel along with actors Wayne Morgan and Thomas Hyde III will hit the field. Highlights of this unique baseball adventure include watching a Vampire Baseball™ Exhibition Game with Stars, getting autographs and photos with the stars, meet and greets, and an exciting after-party and concert. 25% of net proceeds from each Vampire Baseball™ ticket sale will go towards these Haitian Relief organizations to support their ongoing efforts to rebuild lives destroyed by this disaster . A portion of proceeds will also be used to support New Orleans non-profit organizations such as The Blood Center and the 9th Ward Field of Dreams. In addition to the game, The Blood Center will host an on-site blood drive.

The final roster for all Stars slated to appear at Celebrity Vampire Baseball™ in New Orleans will be announced shortly. Date: March 20, 2010. Ticket prices start at $25 for game admission only. All autograph sessions and promotional merchandise are not included in the price of an admission ticket and extra charges apply. For more information about Twilight Fan Trips™, or to purchase tickets, visit the website or call Jeannie Barresi at 719-471-0222

Source: NewOrleans.com

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