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Wisconsin resident only presale opportunity begins tomorrow

Presale offers Badger State fans the first chance to purchase Cubs tickets

MILWAUKEE - For the second year in a row, the Brewers are holding a special presale for Wisconsin residents to purchase tickets to any of the 10 regular-season home games against the Chicago Cubs in 2019. As the team defends its National League Central Division title against the Cubs, the Crew wants Miller Park to be filled with loud and proud Wisconsin fans cheering on the boys of summer.
 
Fans may purchase up to eight tickets to any of the 10 regular-season home games against the Cubs this season. The presale runs from 9 a.m. CT tomorrow, February 14, until 11:59 p.m. CT on Friday, February 15, offering Brewers' fans another opportunity to guarantee their seats at Miller Park before single-game tickets become available to the general public at 9 a.m. CT on Saturday, February 16.

Please note that this opportunity is only available online at brewers.com/WisconsinPresale  and that interested fans must have a valid Wisconsin address when purchasing tickets.

MILWAUKEE - For the second year in a row, the Brewers are holding a special presale for Wisconsin residents to purchase tickets to any of the 10 regular-season home games against the Chicago Cubs in 2019. As the team defends its National League Central Division title against the Cubs, the Crew wants Miller Park to be filled with loud and proud Wisconsin fans cheering on the boys of summer.
 
Fans may purchase up to eight tickets to any of the 10 regular-season home games against the Cubs this season. The presale runs from 9 a.m. CT tomorrow, February 14, until 11:59 p.m. CT on Friday, February 15, offering Brewers' fans another opportunity to guarantee their seats at Miller Park before single-game tickets become available to the general public at 9 a.m. CT on Saturday, February 16.

Please note that this opportunity is only available online at brewers.com/WisconsinPresale  and that interested fans must have a valid Wisconsin address when purchasing tickets.

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Brewers unveil new Spring Training complex: American Family Fields of Phoenix

The Milwaukee Brewers held a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony today at the team's new Spring Training and Arizona player development complex, which also included an unveiling of the official name of the facility: American Family Fields of Phoenix. 
 
"Today we opened our new state-of-the-art Arizona facility, American Family Fields of Phoenix, and we are grateful for the commitment of the City of Phoenix, title sponsor American Family Insurance, the design and construction team and the many stakeholders who came together to make this a reality," said Brewers Chairman and Principal Owner Mark Attanasio. "We initially developed three significant goals for the complex: to develop a world-class facility for year-round player development and Spring Training, to create a dramatically improved fan experience, and to demonstrate a commitment to investing in the community. With the complex now complete, we believe we have fulfilled this vision."
 
On November 15, 2017, the Phoenix City Council voted in favor of a plan to renovate the team's Spring Training complex, formerly known as Maryvale Baseball Park. Four months later on March 20, 2018 - near the completion of Spring Training - the Brewers, along with the city of Phoenix and community partners, broke ground and construction was underway to completely rebuild the facility.
 
The Brewers invested $60-plus million in the construction phase of the program. The city of Phoenix is allocating $2 million each year for the next five years for renovations, and the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority will contribute approximately $5.7 million.
 
In partnership with Grand Canyon University, the Brewers have created a Learning Lounge, an area inside the clubhouse building where local students will have access to free tutoring on nearly every school day from Grand Canyon University students. 
 
"Phoenix appreciates the public-private partnerships that help strengthen the community," Phoenix Mayor Thelda Williams said. "Along with the Brewers' commitment to manage the city-owned facility and invest in renovations, we're grateful the Brewers will also invest in the community by supporting year-round youth programs and tutoring."
 
The project includes a new 106,000 square-foot clubhouse building with locker rooms and vastly improved facilities for all of the baseball operations functions, along with a wide array of fan enhancements from new concessions, retail stores, seating and a Daktronics video board. The complex features a new entry plaza, renovated space for sports science and psychological services, an eight-lane batting tunnel, an agility field, new pitching and catching mounds, a high-performance practice field matching Miller Park's dimensions, and improvements to each of the seven playing fields.
 
The Brewers oversee the operations and maintenance of the facility, which was designed by HKS and built by Mortenson. International Facilities Group served as the Owner's Representative.
 
"Mortenson is proud to be a part of this transformative project," said Ben Goetter, Vice President and General Manager at Mortenson in Phoenix. "It was inspiring to watch it all come together in just one offseason with nine and a half months of construction. The execution was made possible because of our successful partnerships with the Milwaukee Brewers, HKS, all of our trade partners and dedicated team members. Throughout the fast-paced, complex construction process, our commitment to safety was never compromised."
 
"Congruent with the culture of excellence and community-connectivity exuded by the Milwaukee Brewers organization, the new Major League and Minor League clubhouses with associated training facilities, the new ticketing and entry plaza and new fan amenities will elevate the overall Spring Training experience," said Mike Drye, HKS Principal. "Simple forms and materials were carefully selected, and the flow for the players, coaches, and executives allows for effective workouts while remaining connected to the outdoors and the fans. The American Family Fields of Phoenix complex will be a source of humble pride and a haven for developing athletes and inspiring fans."
 
John F. Long, a longtime Valley developer, and his wife, Mary, originally donated 56 acres of land to make the team's Spring Training complex a reality in 1998. Today, the home plate entry plaza was dedicated in their honor as the John F. and Mary P. Long Plaza. Without the Long family, the land used to develop this area would have never been possible (Maryvale was named after Mary Long). Jacob Long, son of John and Mary Long, was in attendance today for the dedication.

Along with the announcement of the facility's official name, American Family today pledged $25,000 from the American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation to local non-profit organization Maryvale Revitalization Corp. The donation was made in consultation with the John F. Long Foundation, established by the Long Family in 1959 to assist local charities, schools and education events, and meet general community needs.

The Milwaukee Brewers held a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony today at the team's new Spring Training and Arizona player development complex, which also included an unveiling of the official name of the facility: American Family Fields of Phoenix. 
 
"Today we opened our new state-of-the-art Arizona facility, American Family Fields of Phoenix, and we are grateful for the commitment of the City of Phoenix, title sponsor American Family Insurance, the design and construction team and the many stakeholders who came together to make this a reality," said Brewers Chairman and Principal Owner Mark Attanasio. "We initially developed three significant goals for the complex: to develop a world-class facility for year-round player development and Spring Training, to create a dramatically improved fan experience, and to demonstrate a commitment to investing in the community. With the complex now complete, we believe we have fulfilled this vision."
 
On November 15, 2017, the Phoenix City Council voted in favor of a plan to renovate the team's Spring Training complex, formerly known as Maryvale Baseball Park. Four months later on March 20, 2018 - near the completion of Spring Training - the Brewers, along with the city of Phoenix and community partners, broke ground and construction was underway to completely rebuild the facility.
 
The Brewers invested $60-plus million in the construction phase of the program. The city of Phoenix is allocating $2 million each year for the next five years for renovations, and the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority will contribute approximately $5.7 million.
 
In partnership with Grand Canyon University, the Brewers have created a Learning Lounge, an area inside the clubhouse building where local students will have access to free tutoring on nearly every school day from Grand Canyon University students. 
 
"Phoenix appreciates the public-private partnerships that help strengthen the community," Phoenix Mayor Thelda Williams said. "Along with the Brewers' commitment to manage the city-owned facility and invest in renovations, we're grateful the Brewers will also invest in the community by supporting year-round youth programs and tutoring."
 
The project includes a new 106,000 square-foot clubhouse building with locker rooms and vastly improved facilities for all of the baseball operations functions, along with a wide array of fan enhancements from new concessions, retail stores, seating and a Daktronics video board. The complex features a new entry plaza, renovated space for sports science and psychological services, an eight-lane batting tunnel, an agility field, new pitching and catching mounds, a high-performance practice field matching Miller Park's dimensions, and improvements to each of the seven playing fields.
 
The Brewers oversee the operations and maintenance of the facility, which was designed by HKS and built by Mortenson. International Facilities Group served as the Owner's Representative.
 
"Mortenson is proud to be a part of this transformative project," said Ben Goetter, Vice President and General Manager at Mortenson in Phoenix. "It was inspiring to watch it all come together in just one offseason with nine and a half months of construction. The execution was made possible because of our successful partnerships with the Milwaukee Brewers, HKS, all of our trade partners and dedicated team members. Throughout the fast-paced, complex construction process, our commitment to safety was never compromised."
 
"Congruent with the culture of excellence and community-connectivity exuded by the Milwaukee Brewers organization, the new Major League and Minor League clubhouses with associated training facilities, the new ticketing and entry plaza and new fan amenities will elevate the overall Spring Training experience," said Mike Drye, HKS Principal. "Simple forms and materials were carefully selected, and the flow for the players, coaches, and executives allows for effective workouts while remaining connected to the outdoors and the fans. The American Family Fields of Phoenix complex will be a source of humble pride and a haven for developing athletes and inspiring fans."
 
John F. Long, a longtime Valley developer, and his wife, Mary, originally donated 56 acres of land to make the team's Spring Training complex a reality in 1998. Today, the home plate entry plaza was dedicated in their honor as the John F. and Mary P. Long Plaza. Without the Long family, the land used to develop this area would have never been possible (Maryvale was named after Mary Long). Jacob Long, son of John and Mary Long, was in attendance today for the dedication.

Along with the announcement of the facility's official name, American Family today pledged $25,000 from the American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation to local non-profit organization Maryvale Revitalization Corp. The donation was made in consultation with the John F. Long Foundation, established by the Long Family in 1959 to assist local charities, schools and education events, and meet general community needs.

"We are thrilled to have our name connected with this incredible facility as part of our Brewers partnership, while honoring the legacy of John and Mary Long," said Jim Buchheim, American Family Insurance Vice President of Communications. "As a major employer in Phoenix and insurance company entrusted by Arizona customers since 1986, we love this community and believe fans will love the experience of coming to American Family Fields of Phoenix."

The Brewers begin Spring Training this week as pitchers and catchers report to camp tomorrow. Position players have a report date of Monday, February 18 and the team will hold its first full workout on Tuesday, February 19. The exhibition schedule consists of 34 games, including the first game at American Family Fields of Phoenix, on Tuesday, February 26 against the San Diego Padres. Spring Training tickets are on sale at Brewers.com, by phone at 1-800-933-7890 or by visiting the Miller Park Box Office or American Family Fields of Phoenix Box Office.

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Flo Rida to perform at Miller Park

Postgame concert part of kickoff to Summer Theme Night ticket package on may 25

MILWAUKEE -- The Brewers have added to a year already packed full of Theme Nights by booking one of the top rap artists over the past decade - Flo Rida - to perform a postgame concert as part of the new Kickoff to Summer Theme Night ticket package on May 25.
 
The announcement is sure to make fans' heads spin "Right Round." And when Flo Rida turns Miller Park into his house after the Crew takes on the Philadelphia Phillies, the performance will almost certainly cause fans to "Jump" and send them home with a "Good Feeling."
 
Flo Rida has produced four albums, featuring a handful of international hit singles and Billboard chart-toppers. The four-time Grammy nominated artist burst onto the scene in 2008 with his hit single "Low," which was most the digitally-downloaded song and the second-most listened to song on the radio that year. Overall, Flo Rida's music has been downloaded more than 80 million times and received more than 2 billion views on YouTube.
 
Fans can lock in their seat for the Flo Rida concert by purchasing the Kickoff to Summer ticket package, which also includes a seat to the game as well as a pair of Brewers-branded sunglasses. A limited number of VIP packages will be available, allowing fans access to the field during the concert.
 
The Kickoff to Summer ticket packages go on sale at 10 a.m. tomorrow, allowing fans to secure their seats to the game before single-game tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. this Saturday, February 16. For complete details regarding all of this season's Theme Nights, visit brewers.com/themenights.

MILWAUKEE -- The Brewers have added to a year already packed full of Theme Nights by booking one of the top rap artists over the past decade - Flo Rida - to perform a postgame concert as part of the new Kickoff to Summer Theme Night ticket package on May 25.
 
The announcement is sure to make fans' heads spin "Right Round." And when Flo Rida turns Miller Park into his house after the Crew takes on the Philadelphia Phillies, the performance will almost certainly cause fans to "Jump" and send them home with a "Good Feeling."
 
Flo Rida has produced four albums, featuring a handful of international hit singles and Billboard chart-toppers. The four-time Grammy nominated artist burst onto the scene in 2008 with his hit single "Low," which was most the digitally-downloaded song and the second-most listened to song on the radio that year. Overall, Flo Rida's music has been downloaded more than 80 million times and received more than 2 billion views on YouTube.
 
Fans can lock in their seat for the Flo Rida concert by purchasing the Kickoff to Summer ticket package, which also includes a seat to the game as well as a pair of Brewers-branded sunglasses. A limited number of VIP packages will be available, allowing fans access to the field during the concert.
 
The Kickoff to Summer ticket packages go on sale at 10 a.m. tomorrow, allowing fans to secure their seats to the game before single-game tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. this Saturday, February 16. For complete details regarding all of this season's Theme Nights, visit brewers.com/themenights.

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Introducing Brewers On Tap

New digital series to provide year-round content

The Milwaukee Brewers are excited to announce the launch of Brewers On Tap - a free digital series hosted by Sophia Minnaert. The series, which will exist on the Brewers YouTube channel as well as on brewers.com, will offer fans an exclusive look into the world of the Milwaukee Brewers through unique and comprehensive reporting on players, staff, operations and the organization's involvement in the community.

The first two episodes of the series are available for fans to watch now at YouTube.com/Brewers. In one of the initial episodes (available here), Sophia Minnaert spends the day with All-Star and National League Reliever of the Year, Josh Hader. Josh takes Sophia along with him as he enjoys one of his favorite hobbies, clay shooting. In the other pilot episode (available here), Sophia sits down with General Manager David Stearns to discuss the 2018 season as well as what's in the works for 2019.

The Milwaukee Brewers are excited to announce the launch of Brewers On Tap - a free digital series hosted by Sophia Minnaert. The series, which will exist on the Brewers YouTube channel as well as on brewers.com, will offer fans an exclusive look into the world of the Milwaukee Brewers through unique and comprehensive reporting on players, staff, operations and the organization's involvement in the community.

The first two episodes of the series are available for fans to watch now at YouTube.com/Brewers. In one of the initial episodes (available here), Sophia Minnaert spends the day with All-Star and National League Reliever of the Year, Josh Hader. Josh takes Sophia along with him as he enjoys one of his favorite hobbies, clay shooting. In the other pilot episode (available here), Sophia sits down with General Manager David Stearns to discuss the 2018 season as well as what's in the works for 2019.

New episodes of the series will be available periodically throughout the year and will focus on various aspects of the organization including the following sub-genres:

Brewers on Tap - Unfiltered

Unfiltered will feature behind-the-scenes footage of players, providing the viewer with insight into players' lives away from Miller Park. In the first installment, Sophia spends the day with Zach Davies at his home in Arizona.

Brewers on Tap - Beyond the Bases

This subseries will feature the organization's non-uniformed personnel, such as the grounds crew, ushers, equipment staff, or scouts, to name just a few. Upcoming episodes will spotlight the Brewers at the Winter Meetings and a trip to see the construction of the new Spring Training home of the Brewers in Arizona.

Brewers on Tap - What's Brewing

What's Brewing will focus on future members of the Crew. The series will highlight top prospects in the organization at various levels in the farm system, across all affiliates as well as the Brewers Dominican Baseball Academy.

Brewers on Tap - Classic Brews

This series will feature Brewers alumni, focusing of their careers and what they are up to now. In an upcoming episode, Sophia travels to Arizona to catch up with former All-Star Geoff Jenkins.

Brewers on Tap - Crew in the Community

Crew in the Community will highlight how the Brewers and Brewers Community Foundation impact the Greater Milwaukee area. Sophia will follow players and staff as they help out in the community and give back to Milwaukee.

The new series will be hosted at YouTube.com/Brewers and features exciting content from the Brewers all year long. Fans can learn about upcoming episodes by connecting with the Crew on Twitter at @Brewers. 

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Brewers named Baseball America's Organization of the Year

Baseball America has named the Milwaukee Brewers as its 2018 Organization of the Year. The announcement was made today by Executive Editor of Baseball America J.J. Cooper.

"We honored the Brewers as our Organization of the Year not just because they had a very successful big league season," said Cooper. "We try to ensure that our flagship award digs deeper than that. The Brewers' run to the National League Championship Series was built by successful player development, scouting and analytics departments. We've been impressed with Milwaukee's ability to develop and graduate prospects to the Major Leagues, as well as the Brewers' ability to use their farm system to improve the Major League club, most notably with last year's Christian Yelich trade."

Baseball America has named the Milwaukee Brewers as its 2018 Organization of the Year. The announcement was made today by Executive Editor of Baseball America J.J. Cooper.

"We honored the Brewers as our Organization of the Year not just because they had a very successful big league season," said Cooper. "We try to ensure that our flagship award digs deeper than that. The Brewers' run to the National League Championship Series was built by successful player development, scouting and analytics departments. We've been impressed with Milwaukee's ability to develop and graduate prospects to the Major Leagues, as well as the Brewers' ability to use their farm system to improve the Major League club, most notably with last year's Christian Yelich trade."

The award is selected by the staff of Baseball America. The honor recognizes not only the success at the Major League level, but also the organization's amateur, professional and international scouting, farm system and player development efforts.

"This award recognizes the efforts that every single person associated with the Brewers puts forth on a daily basis to create a championship-caliber organization," said General Manager David Stearns. "We are proud of what we have here in Milwaukee and look forward to building on the 2018 season."

This marks the fourth time that the Brewers have taken home the award and the first since they won it three times in a row from 1985-87.

The Brewers finished the 2018 regular season with a National League-best 96 wins, leading to a Central Division title. The team qualified for the postseason for the fifth time in franchise history and went on to sweep the Colorado Rockies in the National League Division Series before falling to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series in seven games.

Including the postseason, the Brewers recorded 102 wins, a franchise record for a single year, breaking the previous mark of 101 wins accomplished in 1982 and 2011.

The team featured a franchise-best five All-Stars, including Jesús Aguilar, Lorenzo Cain, Josh Hader, Jeremy Jeffress and Christian Yelich. Most notably, Yelich took home the MVP award, marking the fifth time a Brewer has done so (Rollie Fingers in 1981; Robin Yount in 1982 and 1989; and Ryan Braun in 2011). The outfielder hit 36 home runs, with 110 RBI and led the National League in batting average (.326), slugging percentage (.598) and OPS (1.000).

Several key prospects played prominent roles on the Major League roster, including pitchers Corbin Burnes and Brandon Woodruff. In addition, the organization saw success in the Minor Leagues with the emergence of 2017 first-round selection, second baseman Keston Hiura. He represented the Brewers in the Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game and was named the Arizona Fall League MVP. Outfielder Corey Ray and right-handed pitcher Zack Brown took home the organization's Player of the Year awards as they continued their rise in the system.

The Brewers faithful did their part as well as 2,850,875 fans packed Miller Park this year. This averaged to 35,195 per game, which ranked 10th in all of baseball.

Baseball America's official announcement can be found here.

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38th Annual Clubhouse Sale scheduled Friday, Nov. 30 & Saturday, Dec. 1

The Milwaukee Brewers will host the 38th Annual Clubhouse Sale on Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1 inside the visiting clubhouse at Miller Park. The sale, which will feature savings of up to 80% off regular prices, will be open on Friday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Customers of the Clubhouse Sale will receive a 2018 media guide or yearbook with every purchase, while supplies last.

Guests will have an opportunity to win special prizes as the Crew will hold four drawings each day in the Brewers Team Store by Majestic. Prizes include an assortment of postseason gear as well as a variety of game-used memorabilia.

The Milwaukee Brewers will host the 38th Annual Clubhouse Sale on Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1 inside the visiting clubhouse at Miller Park. The sale, which will feature savings of up to 80% off regular prices, will be open on Friday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Customers of the Clubhouse Sale will receive a 2018 media guide or yearbook with every purchase, while supplies last.

Guests will have an opportunity to win special prizes as the Crew will hold four drawings each day in the Brewers Team Store by Majestic. Prizes include an assortment of postseason gear as well as a variety of game-used memorabilia.

Fans can save big on Brewers apparel and souvenirs. Shoppers looking for game used Brewers Authentics items will have the chance to purchase player and coach jerseys, game-used baseballs, bats, scorecards, helmets, bases and clubhouse name plates. This year, authenticated merchandise will be located inside the visiting clubhouse and in the dugout.

Brewers suite holders and season seat holders will gain special early access to the Clubhouse Sale on Thursday, November 29. The Clubhouse Sale will be open to suite holders on that day from 3 - 6 p.m., and for season seat holders from 5:30 - 8 p.m.

The Johnsonville Famous Racing Sausages™ and Bernie Brewer will be available for photo opportunities on Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. on the service level or outside the Brewers Team Store by Majestic on the field level.

This year, public MVP Tours of the ballpark will be offered during the Clubhouse Sale. Tours will take place on Friday, November 30 (10:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.) and Saturday, December 1 (10:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.). The MVP Tour rate is $15 per adult and $10 for kids and seniors. Interested participants are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance as each tour will be capped at 60 guests. To purchase tickets, guests can visit Brewers.com/tours or call the ticket office at (414) 902-4000.

All shoppers can access the Clubhouse Sale by entering Miller Park at the Hot Corner entrance near the Brewers Team Store by Majestic and following the posted directions to the visiting clubhouse. Cash and credit cards will be accepted (no personal checks). Admission and parking is free.

The Brewers Team Store by Majestic is officially under new management, offering fans great deals and pricing that is on average 10% less than before. During the offseason, the store is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. For more information, contact the team store at (414) 902-4750.

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Katina Shaw named vice president - community relations and family liaison

The Milwaukee Brewers have announced the promotion of Katina Shaw to the position of vice president - community relations and family liaison.

"Under Katina's leadership, we have greatly expanded the organization's presence in the community through player initiatives, donations and community engagement programs," said Brewers Chief Operating Officer Rick Schlesinger. "Katina started with the organization more than 12 years ago and has steadily earned advancement through her commitment to excellence. This is an exciting day for us and we're grateful for Katina's efforts in growing our outreach programs."

The Milwaukee Brewers have announced the promotion of Katina Shaw to the position of vice president - community relations and family liaison.

"Under Katina's leadership, we have greatly expanded the organization's presence in the community through player initiatives, donations and community engagement programs," said Brewers Chief Operating Officer Rick Schlesinger. "Katina started with the organization more than 12 years ago and has steadily earned advancement through her commitment to excellence. This is an exciting day for us and we're grateful for Katina's efforts in growing our outreach programs."

Shaw joined the Brewers organization as a community relations assistant in 2006 after spending the previous seven years as market manager for the American Diabetes Association. She was promoted to community relations director in 2009 and named senior director in 2011.

Shaw will continue to oversee the Community Relations Department, working directly with players and coaches as the liaison between the front office and the community. As part of her role, Shaw is responsible for the creation and management of community programs such as the "Beyond the Diamond" outreach initiative, the coordination of activities and programs for Brewers Wives, and all alumni relations initiatives. She also plays a leadership role in the Brewers diversity and inclusion programs.

"I am honored and grateful to be a part of an organization that is dedicated in making a difference in the community," said Shaw. "The Brewers trust me to raise awareness, encourage unity and enhance our presence in the community with the support of staff, players, wives and alumni."

Away from Miller Park, Shaw is a member of various boards in the Milwaukee community, including the Wisconsin Humane Society, Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast, Make-A-Wish Wisconsin, Kyle's Korner and One Accord Foundation. She's also a member of Rotary Club of Milwaukee and VISIT Milwaukee Multi-Cultural Committee.

In February 2012, Shaw received the Milwaukee Times Black Excellence Award, an honor that recognizes individuals who are making a positive difference in the community. 

A native of Milwaukee, Katina and her husband, Jermaine, have a son, Jamar, a grandson, Jeremiah, and terrier, Tank.

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Drumstick Dash returns to Miller Park

7th Annual Drumstick Dash 5K presented by Pick 'n Save to take place on Thanksgiving Day at Miller Park

There's no better way to start the holiday season than bringing the whole family to Miller Park for a Thanksgiving tradition filled with fun. Registration for the 7th Annual Drumstick Dash 5K presented by Pick 'n Save is now open. The annual 5K race will take place on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22, beginning at 8:30 a.m. CT. New for this year, a Half a Drumstick 1.55 mile race is being offered for those looking for a lighter fare.  

Interested participants can sign up at DrumstickDashMilwaukee.com through Wednesday, November 21 at 5:00 p.m. CT. Participants will also be able to register on site at packet distribution on Wednesday, November 21 from 11:00 - 3:00 p.m. CT. as well as on the morning of the race from 7:00 - 8:15 a.m. CT.

There's no better way to start the holiday season than bringing the whole family to Miller Park for a Thanksgiving tradition filled with fun. Registration for the 7th Annual Drumstick Dash 5K presented by Pick 'n Save is now open. The annual 5K race will take place on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 22, beginning at 8:30 a.m. CT. New for this year, a Half a Drumstick 1.55 mile race is being offered for those looking for a lighter fare.  

Interested participants can sign up at DrumstickDashMilwaukee.com through Wednesday, November 21 at 5:00 p.m. CT. Participants will also be able to register on site at packet distribution on Wednesday, November 21 from 11:00 - 3:00 p.m. CT. as well as on the morning of the race from 7:00 - 8:15 a.m. CT.

Racers will follow a course that takes them around Miller Park, ending near the Hot Corner. Bernie Brewer and the Drumstick Dash mascot, Dash the Turkey, will be in attendance. The top 10 finishers who outrun Dash will win prizes courtesy of Performance Running Outfitters. 

Participants are encouraged to dress up in their best Thanksgiving Day costume. Each registered adult runner will receive an official super soft Drumstick Dash hoodie, while kids ages 5-12 will receive an event T-shirt. All participants will enjoy free parking and will have the opportunity to win prizes, such as delicious pumpkin pies, provided by Pick 'n Save.  

Those who are out of town but still want to participate can register for the "Outta Town Dash Around" and complete the race wherever they are on Thanksgiving. 

Once again, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin will accept food and monetary donations during packet distribution and on the day of the race. All donations are welcome, but nonperishable items including peanut butter, cereal, tuna, canned fruits and vegetables, pasta, rice and canned soup are preferred. In the last six years, the Drumstick Dash 5K has donated over 245,000 meals for families in eastern Wisconsin over the holiday season. For every dollar donated, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin will provide three meals for a hungry family. 

Registration price for the 5K and Half a Drumstick is $40 for adults and $25 for kids ages 5 to 12. Children age 4 and under are free but must register. Registration prices increase to $45 for adults and $25 for kids at packet pick-up at Miller Park on Wednesday, November 21. The "Outta Town Dash Around" is $40, which includes shipping of the hoodie.  

Media Note: Please contact Jeff Graves (317-294-3622; Jeff@VisionEventManagement.com) for photo opportunities and to set up live truck parking. 

About Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin - 330,000 people in eastern Wisconsin rely on food supplied by Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin each year. The food bank is the largest, private, nonprofit distributor of food in the state. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin distributes more than 20 million pounds of food annually to 1,000 food pantries, meal programs and shelters throughout eastern Wisconsin. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is a member of Feeding America, which is consistently ranked as one of the most efficient charities, out of the country's 100 largest charities, by Forbes magazine. Since 1982, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has distributed nearly 300 million pounds of food. To learn more about hunger in Wisconsin, visit feedingamericawi.org.

About Vision Event Management - Vision Event Management (VEM), produces high-profile endurance events. Based in Westfield, IN, VEM productions include the Lincoln Park Zoo Run, the Brewers Mini-Marathon, Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon and the Madison Mini-Marathon & 5K. For more information, visit VisionEventManagement.com.

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Milwaukee Brewers appoint two to Vice President positions

The Milwaukee Brewers named Derek Hyde as vice president of information technology and Sharon McNally as vice president of marketing on Wednesday. 

"Derek brings over 20 years of management, IT consulting plus software and development experience to his new role at the Milwaukee Brewers," said Brewers General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Administration Marti Wronski. "He has a diverse background in a range of areas that makes him the perfect fit to lead our talented IT Department and to take our operations to the next level."

The Milwaukee Brewers named Derek Hyde as vice president of information technology and Sharon McNally as vice president of marketing on Wednesday. 

"Derek brings over 20 years of management, IT consulting plus software and development experience to his new role at the Milwaukee Brewers," said Brewers General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Administration Marti Wronski. "He has a diverse background in a range of areas that makes him the perfect fit to lead our talented IT Department and to take our operations to the next level."

Hyde most recently served as chief technology officer and senior vice president of business development for Ascendia Ventures. Prior to that, he spent six years working for TrustedChoice.com in a broad range of roles, most recently as chief technology officer. While there, Hyde successfully built internal product and development teams, managed the launch of a new application development platform and outlined key product needs to drive strategic goals. Hyde also worked as vice president of enterprise technologies for Paine Communications from 2005-13 and as a web analyst for the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences from 1999-2005.

In his new role, Hyde will lead and oversee all aspects of the Information Technology Department for the Brewers. Hyde will coordinate a department that will service the evolving demands of the organization, including the Business and Baseball Operations Departments and the organization's Minor League affiliates. In addition, Hyde is now responsible for all areas of the team's IT infrastructure, including the development of cutting-edge technology, system design and security.

Hyde, who received a degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Southern California, resides in Brookfield, Wisconsin, with his wife, Sarah, and three children.

McNally joins the Brewers after spending the last six years at GS Design. She began her tenure there as director of client services, working in new business development, and ascended to managing director, overseeing the company's strategy, technology, production and creative efforts. Prior to that, McNally worked as a director of creative ideation for GMR Marketing from 2009-12 and as vice president and group account director for Momentum Worldwide from 1999-2008.

"We are excited to welcome Sharon, who will manage the day-to-day operations of our Marketing Department," said Brewers Senior Vice President of Marketing and Fan Experience Teddy Werner. "The department has grown to include social media, cross-cultural marketing and an in-house creative team of designers and video producers. The addition of Sharon, who brings an extensive amount of experience in client service and agency operations, will help us continue to elevate the Brewers brand and engage our fans." 

As vice president of marketing, McNally will define, develop and implement the organization's comprehensive marketing strategy. In addition, she will plan and execute marketing campaigns using traditional, digital and emerging marketing tools as well as media channels. 
 
McNally, a graduate of the University of Hartford, resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her husband and three children.

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Snow Patrol to open for Ed Sheeran

Newly released seats available for the Wednesday, October 24 show

The Milwaukee Brewers today announced that Snow Patrol will be able to perform on the rescheduled Ed Sheeran date at Miller Park this Wednesday, October 24. Snow Patrol will be the sole supporting act.

Doors to Miller Park will open at 5:30 p.m. CT with show beginning at 7:00 p.m. CT.   

The Milwaukee Brewers today announced that Snow Patrol will be able to perform on the rescheduled Ed Sheeran date at Miller Park this Wednesday, October 24. Snow Patrol will be the sole supporting act.

Doors to Miller Park will open at 5:30 p.m. CT with show beginning at 7:00 p.m. CT.   

Additional seats have been recently released and are available for purchase at Brewers.com/EdSheeran.

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Ed Sheeran concert at Miller Park rescheduled

Multi-Grammy Award Winner to Now Play Miller Park on Wednesday, October 24

MILWAUKEE - Today, the Milwaukee Brewers announced that the Ed Sheeran concert at Miller Park has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 24 from the originally scheduled date of Tuesday, October 23. The change has been made by the Brewers and Messina Touring Group to accommodate tour load-in and setup following Game 7 of the NLCS. All tickets issued for the original date of October 23 will be honored for admission to the show on October 24.

The Ed Sheeran concert is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. with all doors to Miller Park opening at 5:30 p.m.

MILWAUKEE - Today, the Milwaukee Brewers announced that the Ed Sheeran concert at Miller Park has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 24 from the originally scheduled date of Tuesday, October 23. The change has been made by the Brewers and Messina Touring Group to accommodate tour load-in and setup following Game 7 of the NLCS. All tickets issued for the original date of October 23 will be honored for admission to the show on October 24.

The Ed Sheeran concert is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. with all doors to Miller Park opening at 5:30 p.m.

Thus far, every date on the North American leg of Sheeran's worldwide stadium tour has sold out, including Saturday's show in Minneapolis. The tour supports the British superstar's blockbuster GRAMMY award-winning, third album "÷" (pronounced "divide"), which was crowned the biggest album of 2017 by Nielsen Music, and has since been certified 4x Platinum in the U.S. alone. Sheeran's most recent single "Perfect" - a staggering 9x-Platinum certified - is one of the biggest songs of the year, holding at No. 1 on the Hot AC radio chart for the eleven weeks, as well as topping the Top 40 radio chart for two weeks. "Perfect" also held the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 for six consecutive weeks. The song earned Sheeran his second chart-topper on the Hot 100, joining "Shape Of You" which was No. 1 for a remarkable 12 weeks, and made "÷" the only album of 2017 to have two of its singles top the Hot 100.  

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Ed Sheeran has established himself as one of the world's biggest musical artists with over 40 million albums sold and more than 17 billion streams. Having released his history-making third studio album '÷' (Divide) in March last year, Ed has continued to dominate charts across the globe and solidified his status as one of the world's most talented, and loved, modern day troubadours. With over 15 million copies sold worldwide to date, '÷' has spawned Ed's global hit singles "Shape of You", "Castle on the Hill", "Galway Girl", "Perfect" and "Happier".

A songwriter of a generation, he has won an array of awards over his career to date including 4 Grammy Awards, 5 BRIT Awards, 4 Ivor Novello's, 6 Billboard Music Awards and many more. Additionally, he was awarded a MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for his services to music and charity at the end of 2017, as well as being announced as the IFPI's Best-Selling Global Recording Artist of the Year.

Heralded over his career for his exceptional live show, in July 2015 Sheeran became the first-ever artist to headline Wembley Stadium, solo, without a band - with just his loop pedal and guitar - over three, consecutive sold out nights. Move forward to June 2017, Ed closed Glastonbury Festival with a triumphant headline slot on the prestigious Pyramid Stage. Currently on the North American leg of his world stadium tour, Ed recently finished his UK stint which included four nights at London's Wembley Stadium. He officially entered record books again with his Divide tour after it became the biggest solo tour [without a band] in the UK, ever!

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Brewers announce World Series single-game ticket details

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers have announced details related to the purchase of single-game tickets for potential World Series games at Miller Park.

World Series tickets will be available for purchase online only -- beginning with a series of exclusive presales this week. Please see below for a complete schedule of presales and single-game ticket opportunities. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to only one World Series game, with a limit of four tickets.

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers have announced details related to the purchase of single-game tickets for potential World Series games at Miller Park.

World Series tickets will be available for purchase online only -- beginning with a series of exclusive presales this week. Please see below for a complete schedule of presales and single-game ticket opportunities. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to only one World Series game, with a limit of four tickets.

Season Seat Holder Presale
Thursday, October 18 from 10:00 a.m. CT through Sunday, October 21 at 11:59 p.m. CT

Wisconsin Residents Presale
Monday, October 22 from 10:00 a.m. CT to 11:59 p.m. CT

Any single-game ticket inventory for the World Series will be made available to the general public on Thursday, October 25

In the event fans purchase tickets for any postseason game that does not occur, the full value of the purchase (including fees) will be refunded to their credit card within 10 days of the scheduled game. Seating and pricing information is available at Brewers.com/postseason.

All customers will have an opportunity to add on parking passes during the ordering process. Digital parking passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, please visit Brewers.com/postseason, call 414-902-4000 or visit the Miller Park Box Office.

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Brewers announce NLCS single-game ticket details

The Milwaukee Brewers have announced details related to the purchase of single-game tickets for potential National League Championship Series (NLCS) games at Miller Park.

NLCS tickets will be available for purchase online only -- beginning with a series of exclusive presales this week. Please see below for a complete schedule of postseason presales and single-game ticket opportunities. All sales will have a limit of four tickets per game, per customer.

The Milwaukee Brewers have announced details related to the purchase of single-game tickets for potential National League Championship Series (NLCS) games at Miller Park.

NLCS tickets will be available for purchase online only -- beginning with a series of exclusive presales this week. Please see below for a complete schedule of postseason presales and single-game ticket opportunities. All sales will have a limit of four tickets per game, per customer.

Single-game tickets for the National League Championship Series will open to the general public on Tuesday, October 9 beginning at 10 a.m. CT.

Season Seat Holder Presale 
Thursday, October 4 from 10:00 a.m. CT through Monday, October 8 at 11:59 p.m. CT 

10-Pack Holder Presale 
Friday, October 5 from 10:00 a.m. CT through Monday, October 8 at 11:59 p.m. CT

Wisconsin Residents Presale
Monday, October 8 from 10:00 a.m. CT to 11:59 p.m. CT

General Public Sale
Tuesday, October 9 at 10:00 a.m. CT 

In the event fans purchase tickets for any postseason game that does not occur, the full value of the purchase (including fees) will be refunded to their credit card within 10 days of the scheduled game. Seating and pricing information is available at Brewers.com/postseason

Details related to availability of tickets for the World Series would be announced at a later date. 

All customers will have an opportunity to add on parking passes during the ordering process. Digital parking passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

For more information, please visit Brewers.com/postseason, call 414-902-4000 or visit the Miller Park Box Office. 

How to Guarantee Postseason Tickets
The easiest way for fans to guarantee tickets to postseason games is by placing a deposit on a 2019 Season Ticket Plan. There are several options for 2019, each coming with rights to purchase tickets for the 2018 postseason. Fans who place a deposit for a Full-Season Ticket Plan receive access to purchase all NLCS and World Series postseason games played at Miller Park, while fans who place a deposit on a 2019 20-Game Plan will receive access to purchase tickets to all NLCS games. These offers are available while supplies last.

To learn more about guaranteeing your spot for the postseason with a 2019 season ticket plan, call 414-902-HITS or visit Brewers.com/seasontickets today.

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Miller Park NLDS Game 1 details announced

The Brewers will host Game 1 of the National League Division Series on Thursday, October 4 at 4:07 p.m. Milwaukee will host the winner of Tuesday's National League Wild Card Game between the Colorado Rockies and the Chicago Cubs. Details and information for the game as well as pre-game festivities are below.

TICKETS: Tickets are sold out for the National League Division Series.

The Brewers will host Game 1 of the National League Division Series on Thursday, October 4 at 4:07 p.m. Milwaukee will host the winner of Tuesday's National League Wild Card Game between the Colorado Rockies and the Chicago Cubs. Details and information for the game as well as pre-game festivities are below.

TICKETS: Tickets are sold out for the National League Division Series.

PARKING LOTS: The Miller Park parking lots will open at 1:00 p.m. CT. Please note, the Brewers are urging fans to plan ahead when considering parking options for all postseason games at Miller Park. Once a game is confirmed to be played, fans may purchase advance parking passes at the discounted rate atBrewers.com/postseason or by visiting the Miller Park Box Office prior to the day of the game. On the day of game, parking passes will be available online only at the increased day of game rate. All parking passes purchased online will be digitally delivered through the MLB Ballpark App. General Parking for those paying at the gates on the day of the game will be very limited, so advance purchase is highly recommended.

GATE TIMES: Gates to Miller Park will open at 1:45 p.m. CT.

SECURITY: All fans will be required to go through security when they enter Miller Park. Fans are encouraged to enter the ballpark early to avoid long lines and not miss a pitch.

RALLY TOWELS: All fans in attendance will be given a Brewers Rally Towel upon entry, courtesy of Potawatomi Casino.

CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH: Ceremonial First Pitches for the Division Series will not be announced in advance, but the Brewers encourage fans to be in their seats for the special moment.

NATIONAL ANTHEM: The national anthem signer will be announced at a later time.

GAME TIME: Please note the first pitch is scheduled for 4:07 p.m. CT. It will be televised exclusively on Fox Sports 1.

ROOF STATUS: An announcement on the status of the roof (opened/closed) for the game will be made on Thursday morning.

BREWERS TEAM STORE: The Brewers Team Store will open at 8 a.m. CT on Thursday, while the Brewers Team Store at Home Plate Gate will open at 1 p.m. CT. There will also be satellite merchandise locations throughout the Miller Park parking lots. The stores will be open 30 minutes after the game ends.

GAME PROGRAM: A limited number of Milwaukee Brewers 2018 National League Division Series programs will be available for $10 at Miller Park. Each game program is individually numbered.

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Let's goooooooooo… get tickets to Game 163 in Chicago!

After 162 hard-fought games, Brewers fans may have a bonus opportunity to bring their support and cheer on their team - this time, in Chicago. 

Tickets for the DIVISION SERIES tiebreaker game at Wrigley Field go on sale at Cubs.com/tickets beginning at 7:30 p.m. CT TONIGHT. Game time is set for at 12:05 p.m. CT tomorrow and the Brewers look to their fans to take a short journey south and bring their incredible support from home. 

After 162 hard-fought games, Brewers fans may have a bonus opportunity to bring their support and cheer on their team - this time, in Chicago. 

Tickets for the DIVISION SERIES tiebreaker game at Wrigley Field go on sale at Cubs.com/tickets beginning at 7:30 p.m. CT TONIGHT. Game time is set for at 12:05 p.m. CT tomorrow and the Brewers look to their fans to take a short journey south and bring their incredible support from home. 

You've heard the call from Christian Yelich. It's going to take ALL of us. Now is the time to show everyone what we are made of. This is our October.

"To be at our best, and most happy … we need each other."

-- Christian Yelich, The Players' Tribune

So pile your friends and family in the car and head south tomorrow. The Crew is counting on your support.

OUR CREW. OUR OCTOBER.

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