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Fisher Cats to Celebrate Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Championship on August 25

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

NH Division of Economic Development, 107.7 WTPL-FM “The Pulse” bringing “Big Bad Bruins” alumni to Manchester

Manchester, N.H. – The New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, in conjunction with the NH Division of Economic Development and 107.7 WTPL-FM “The Pulse” are pleased to announce that Thursday, August 25, will be Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Champions Day at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium when the Fisher Cats face the Harrisburg Senators at 7:05 p.m.
As a part of the festivities, Bruins Stanley Cup alumni Johnny “Pie” McKenzie, Ken Hodge and Don Marcotte will be in attendance and will each open the game with the ceremonial “empty netter” by using a hockey stick to shoot a baseball into a vacant hockey net at home plate.  McKenzie, Hodge and Marcotte were all members of the famous “Big Bad Bruins” and each won Stanley Cup Championships with Boston in 1970 and 1972.
“It is a great thrill for us to celebrate the Bruins’ Stanley Cup Championship with some of the great Big Bad Bruins at a Fisher Cats game here in Manchester,” said Fisher Cats Vice President of Business Operations Matt Person.  “We anticipate a great night of honoring the Black and Gold and their tremendous achievement with our fans.”
The Fisher Cats and Boston Bruins invite fans to celebrate the team’s first Stanley Cup title since 1972 with Bruins mascot Blades, Bruins Ice Girls, Bruins themed games, giveaways and prizes including a team autographed stick and other exciting Bruins memorabilia.
Boston Bruins Radio Network affiliate 107.7 WTPL-FM “The Pulse” will broadcast live from Northeast Delta Dental Stadium airing the Bob Lobel Show from 1:00-3:00 p.m. and the New Hampshire Today Show with Jack Heath from 3:00-5:00 p.m. with guests from the Boston Bruins and Fisher Cats appearing on-air throughout the programs.
“We all enjoyed the tremendous playoff run by the Bruins, which led to the Stanley Cup victory, and we hope there are many more titles coming,” said Courtney Galluzzo, owner of WTPL.  “New Hampshire loves the Bruins and we are thrilled to be part of another tribute to the Championship squad.”
“The NH Division of Economic Development is proud to partner with the Fisher Cats and the New Hampshire Today Show on WTPL to honor the accomplishments of Bruins past and present,” said NH Division of Economic Development Communications & Legislative Director Steve Boucher. “This is sure to be a great event that will bring together fans from throughout the region to have fun at the best ballpark in minor league baseball, in the best state to live, work and do business.”
August 25 is also Military Appreciation Night, presented by the New Hampshire Army National Guard, when veterans and active members of our armed forces will be recognized at the game, followed by a post-game Atlas Fireworks Show to end the night.
Fisher Cats individual regular season tickets, home playoff game tickets and Fisher Cats Playoff Ticket Strips are available now at the Fisher Cats Ticket Office at 1 Line Drive, Manchester, NH 03101, online at www.nhfishercats.com or by calling the Fisher Cats at (603) 641-2005.

Ready for the Royal Treatment??

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Do you have or work for a “first class business?” You know, the type of business that’s consistently innovating, serving the community and building a world class workforce?

nashua-silver-knights1If so, the New Hampshire Division of Economic Development, Public Service of New Hampshire, the Nashua Silver Knights and the “New Hampshire Today with Jack Heath” show on WTPL 107.7 FM have a great contest created especially for you.

By visiting our Facebook page ( http://www.facebook.com/NoBullBusiness?sk=app_190322544333196) and telling us why you’re a “first class business,” you can win a pair of suite tickets to the Silver Knights Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) game vs. the Seacoast Mavericks (whose president just happens to be Red Sox Hall of Famer Bob “Steamer” Stanley) on June 24th at 7:05 p.m. While enjoying the game, you’ll also dine on some choice ballpark fare and have a chance to meet Boston Bruins winger Shawn Thornton – word has it that #22 might find his way up to our box.

Have you hired new employees? Created a new product that’s changing the way people live their lives? Performed exemplary customer service? Created an employee wellness program that’s causing people to buzz at the water cooler?

All you need to do is visit our Facebook page listed above and let us know and you could be receiving the royal treatment on June 24th. We look forward to hearing from you!

– Steve Boucher, Communications & Legislative Director

State’s Business Recruitment Efforts Take to the Ice

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Just as establishing a hockey rink in the middle of a baseball stadium is a tall order of business, the New Hampshire Division of Economic Development’s business recruitment team and Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH) has set an equally ambitious goal – to capitalize on the buzz surrounding the 2010 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic and attract new companies from throughout the country and beyond.

The Division of Economic Development and PSNH have announced that they’ve partnered to purchase a full page ad in the 2010 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic book to be sold during the historic New Year’s Day game between the Boston Bruins and the Philadelphia Flyers at Fenway Park.

winter-classic“With over 34,000 fans expected at the game as well as many others who will purchase the program as a souvenir, we thought that this is a unique way to spread the word about New Hampshire’s low tax, business friendly atmosphere and incredible quality of life,” said New Hampshire Division of Economic Development Communications & Legislative Director Steve Boucher. “States are consistently looking for new ways to reach out to companies in expansion or relocation mode, and the Granite State continues to use creativity to attract the attention of CEOs, site selectors and other decision makers.”

Last week, the Division of Economic Development, PSNH, WTPL and Northeast Delta Dental joined together to celebrate the State’s Winter Classic business recruitment efforts with “Boston Bruins Alumni Day in NH.” A special event at the Red Blazer featured appearances by Boston Bruins legends Rick Middleton, Terry O’Reilly and Brad Park as well as Bruins mascot Blades and the Bruins Ice Girls. Middleton, a New Hampshire resident, served as the special ambassador for the day’s happenings.

“Public Service of New Hampshire is always supportive of any efforts to bring innovative new companies to our state, and this outreach initiative utilizing the Winter Classic as a backdrop is certainly attracting attention,” said PSNH Economic and Community Development Manager Pat McDermott. “In order to stand out from competing New England states, we need to consistently be thinking beyond the conventional to ensure that New Hampshire is an expanding company’s first choice.”

The New Hampshire Division of Economic Development assists both in-state companies and out of state companies considering doing business in New Hampshire. For more information, visit www.nheconomy.com or call (800) 417-4110.

Blades & Ice Girls Added to Boston Bruins Alumni Day in NH

Monday, December 14th, 2009

If you happen to see a giant, fearsome looking bear mascot walking down Manchester Street accompanied by a bevy of attractive girls in Boston Bruins gear, it’s to be expected. Boston Bruins mascot Blades and the Bruins Ice Girls have been added to the bill of the Boston Bruins Alumni Day in New Hampshire at the Red Blazer on Thursday, December 17th from 2-5 p.m.

bladesFormer Boston Bruins greats Rick Middleton, Terry O’Reilly and Brad Park will be featured at this event which will kick off with an autograph signing from 2-3 p.m. leading into a live radio broadcast of Jack Heath’s “New Hampshire Today” program on WTPL 107.7 FM from 3-5 p.m. The trio of Bruins greats will be appearing in the Granite State in advance of their participation in the Boston Bruins AT&T Legends Classic at Fenway Park in Boston on January 2nd.

Blades the Bruin has been entertaining Bruins fans with his wild antics for years while the Ice Girls, the official on-ice dance team, have been a welcome addition to the rough and tumble team and a staple of Bruins charity events. Together, they will be available for autographs and help coordinate raffles for game tickets, Bruins gear and autographed items.

ice-girlsBoston Bruins Alumni Day in New Hampshire is sponsored by the WTPL, the New Hampshire Division of Economic Development, Public Service of New Hampshire and Northeast Delta Dental. The Division of Economic Development is using the event as a way to promote its full page advertisement in the Bruins Winter Classic Program to be sold at Fenway Park during the New Year’s Day outdoor contest between the Bruins and the Philadelphia Flyers.

Fans planning to attend the event are urged to bring their own items (one item per attendee) to be signed. For more details, listen to Jack Heath’s “New Hampshire Today” show Monday-Friday from 3-5 p.m. or visit the Division of Economic Development’s No Bull Business Blog at http://blog.nheconomy.com/.