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Rays in Charlotte County

The Tampa Bay Rays are entering the team's ninth Spring Training season in Charlotte County. The Rays are proud to call Charlotte County home for the spring and are excited to support the community through several events and community days during the 2017 Spring Training season.

Bold and United

The Rays are proud to partner with the United Way of Charlotte County as a sponsor of the "Bold and United" 2017-2018 fundraising campaign, in support their mission to eliminate poverty by investing in the Charlotte County community.

Rays visit LA Ainger Middle School

Good Sports

Chris Archer, the Tampa Bay Rays and Good Sports presented new athletic and fitness equipment to the Imagine School at North Port in March 2017. The donation, valued at over $10,000, includes baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball and fitness equipment. Archer spoke to students about working just as hard in school as on the playing field, as well as the importance of setting goals and following their dreams.

Business Breakfast at Charlotte Sports Park

Latin American players visit Circus Sarasota

Spring Training Season Ticket Holder Kick-Off Event

The Rays held an exclusive Spring Training Season Ticket Holder kick-off event at Charlotte Sports Park on Sunday, February 19. Spring Training Season Ticket Holders enjoyed a buffet barbecue picnic at the ballpark and watched the Rays workout. After workouts, season ticket holders participated in a Q & A hosted by Rays Radio announcers Dave Wills and Andy Freed, and took advantage of the unique opportunity to have their photo taken with a Rays player!

BaseBALL Dinner and Auction

Pregame Fan Fest + Military Appreciation Day

Saturday, February 25 was Rays Spring Training Opening Day and Military Appreciation Day, a tribute to the men and women of Charlotte County who have served their country. The USSOCOM Parachute Team delivered the American flag and ceremonial first pitch ball as part of a special pregame presentation. Fans enjoyed a Pregame Fan Fest with player autographs, Rays mascot appearances, giveaways, live music, games, face painters, balloon artists and more!

Homeless Coalition Dinner

Rays staff, along with mascot Raymond, served dinner to approximately 100 people at the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition on Tuesday, February 28 following the Rays vs. Twins game!

Heroes Day

Moffitt Cancer Center "Spring Swing" Game

School Employee Appreciation Day

Charlotte County Day

Cut for a Cure

Little League Day

Community Day

Habitat for Humanity