The Rochester Americans announced today that the team is hosting Pride Night to benefit the Out Alliance on Friday, Jan. 17 when they face-off against the Cleveland Monsters at 7:05 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena.
“Out Alliance is thrilled to be a part of this amazing partnership and event that creates another safe and welcoming atmosphere for the LGBTQ+ community within the world of sports,” said Tamara Leigh, director of operations and public relations for Out Alliance. “We value the Amerks’ commitment to make their space safe for all Rochesterians and their willingness to do the work necessary to educate themselves and their staff to ensure it. It's going to be a great night that we invite everyone out to enjoy and look forward to many more to come!”
The Pride Night festivities begin with a Genesee Pregame Happy Hour from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Genesee Brew House Upper Atrium Bar, featuring live music and $2 drafts of Genesee and Genesee Light. The first 1,000 fans will receive a custom Amerks and Out Alliance Pride Night t-shirt.
Pride Night hat packs are available for $30 and include one premium ticket to that night’s game as well as one Amerks Pride Night hat. Pride Night Hat packs are on sale now at www.amerks.com/pridenight. Additionally, Pride Night tickets start at just $19 and can be purchased online by visiting www.amerks.com/prideticket.
The Amerks will donate $2 for every Pride Night hat pack and ticket purchased through the online offer to the Out Alliance.
Individual game tickets for the 2019-20 season start at just $16. Amerks 2019-20 Season Ticket Memberships, which start as low as just $14 per game, are on-sale now. For more information, visit www.amerks.com or call 1-855-GO-AMERKS.
About Out Alliance
The Out Alliance was founded on the campus of the University of Rochester as a student organization in 1971. In 1973, it incorporated as a 501c3 not-for-profit and became a community organization. The Out Alliance mission is to be Champions for LGBTQ+ Life and Culture, and they envision a future where LGBTQ people of all ages are free to be fully participating citizens, living lives in which they are safe, stable and fully respected.