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South Florida PBS - Be My Neighbor Day at the Ballpark

Palm Beach, FL: South Florida PBS (WXEL and WPBT2) invites the entire Palm Beach community to visit Roger Dean Stadium for a wonderful complimentary family event, South Florida PBS - Be My Neighbor Day at the Ballpark, Powered by: PNC Grow Up Great! and South Florida PBS, on Saturday, August 12th, beginning at 4:00 PM when the gates open.

The event will consist of an exciting baseball game between Jupiter Hammerheads and The Florida Fire Frogs and lots of fun pre-game activities.

Guess who will be throwing the first pitch of the game? That’s right…Daniel Tiger! Additionally, children will have the opportunity to meet and have their picture taken with PBS stars, Daniel Tiger and his friend Katerina Kittycat before the game. They will also enjoy hands-on and interactive activities such as creating something special and useful for their neighborhood with re-usable materials from Resource Depot. For their caring neighborly work, the children will be rewarded with gift bags filled with educational and useful back-to-school goodies.

So how can you be a caring neighbor? Come out to Roger Dean Stadium on August 12th and enjoy this fun family event! Another way to be a GREAT CARING neighbor is to bring gently used or new school supplies as a donation and Resource Depot will make them available to the teachers, educators and parents in our community so they can stock up for the 2017-2018 school year.
Families can pick up their free tickets at the following locations:


PNC Bank (Abacoa)PNC Bank (Jupiter)PNC Bank (Palm Beach Gardens)
5460 S. Central Blvd1240 W. Indiantown Road10973 N. Military Trail
Jupiter, FL 33458Jupiter, FL 33458Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
PNC Bank (PGA & US1)WXEL StudiosRoger Dean Stadium
2000 PGA Blvd Ste. 1000 Bldg C.3401 S. Congress Ave.4751 Main Street
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33408Boynton Beach, FL 33426Jupiter, FL 33458



About South Florida PBS
South Florida PBS,
Florida’s largest public media company, which includes Public Broadcasting stations WXEL-TV, serving the Palm Beaches and WPBT2, serving Miami-Dade and Broward counties. South Florida PBS connects organizations and institutions across our region and preserves South Florida's history.  Leading the way in this global society, South Florida PBS serves diverse communities from Key West to the Sebastian Inlet and from the Atlantic Ocean west to Lake Okeechobee. South Florida PBS is committed to creating and presenting unique arts, education and cultural heritage programming, and serves as a model for telling unique local stories across a variety of digital media platforms.

PNC Foundation 
The PNC Foundation, which receives its principal funding from The PNC Financial Services Group (www.pnc.com), actively supports organizations that provide services for the benefit of communities in which it has a significant presence. The foundation focuses its philanthropic mission on early childhood education and community and economic development, which includes the arts and culture. Through Grow Up Great, its signature cause that began in 2004, PNC has created a bilingual $350 million, multi-year initiative to help prepare children from birth to age 5 for success in school and life.

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