Wilmington, Del.– On Friday, November 6, 2009, Governor Jack Markell and the Delaware Sports Commission will deliver the first “pitch” to recruit regional, national, and international sporting events to Delaware.
This event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Frawley Stadium, 801 Shipyard Drive, The Riverfront, Wilmington, Delaware 19801.
The Delaware Sports Commission is comprised of prominent regional sports and tourism industry leaders. Remarks will be delivered by several guest speakers including members of the Delaware Sports Commission Executive Committee; Kevin Reilly, former NFL football player and celebrated motivational speaker; and Alan Levin, Director of the Delaware Economic Development Office.
The event will conclude with Governor Markell addressing the crowd and throwing the first pitch from the pitcher’s mound at Frawley Stadium.
This initiative was developed to attract tourists to the First State through sporting events and is one of many initiatives in progress to promote the Tourism industry in Delaware.