Olney, MD (February 3, 2014)- The Olney Boys & Girls Club (OBGC) has renewed its partnership with Dick’s Sporting Goods to provide all lacrosse players with new gear for the upcoming spring season. To celebrate the partnership, Dick’s Sporting Goods will host an exclusive OBGC Lacrosse Day shopping event at its Gaithersburg, MD location on Saturday, February 22.
All boys and girls OBGC lacrosse teams will receive new sports kits, including balls, cones, pinnies, and Gatorade hydration packs. At the OBGC Lacrosse Day shopping event in Gaithersburg, all registered OBGC players can save up to 20% throughout the entire store, including the latest heads or spikes. Dick’s will also raffle off prizes, including STX Lacrosse Heads.
"OBGC is thrilled that Dick’s Sporting Goods is continuing its support of our lacrosse teams and our organization. Our kids - and especially their parents - are very excited to have new and safe equipment to hit the fields with in the spring and we're very grateful to Dick’s for the ongoing partnership," said OBGC Executive Director Ken Bradford.
This marks the third year that Dick’s has officially sponsored OBGC lacrosse, and is part of the company’s on-going community program effort to partner with, and support, teams, leagues, and athletes in local communities.
“Organizations like OBGC play a vital role in teaching children fundamental values like a strong work ethic, and good sportsmanship. Dick’s Sporting Goods is excited to partner with OBGC to help promote those values,“ said Kyle Graves, Community Marketing Manager for Dick’s Sporting Goods. “Dick’s Sporting Goods has been a proud sponsor of OBGC Lacrosse for the past three years and is happy to continue our partnership into 2014. We hope that everyone comes out on February 22nd to gear up and start their season at Dick’s Sporting Goods.”
OBGC Lacrosse Day Shopping Event at Dick’s Sporting Goods
2 Grand Corner Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Saturday, February 22, 2014
The Olney Boys Club was established in 1969 and in 1971 changed its name to the Olney Boys and Girls Club (OBGC) to better characterize the mission of the organization and its members. Over the years, OBGC has provided extracurricular sports for an estimated 45,000 children in the Olney area and currently has nearly 7,000 children that play sports for the Club annually. The ages of our members range from 5 to 18 years old and who play numerous sports including: baseball, soccer, football, baseball, softball, T-ball, wrestling, cheerleading, basketball, field hockey and lacrosse at various skill levels. Visit www.OBGC.com
About Dick’s Sporting Goods:
Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer offering a broad assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel and footwear in a specialty store environment. The Company owns and operates Golf Galaxy, LLC, a golf specialty retailer and eCommerce websites and catalog operations for both Dick's Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy.