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Con Edison Media Relations
May 10, 2012
10:30 a.m.

CON EDISON NAMES YANKEES KIDS FOR 2012

NEW YORK – Seven lucky kids will be honored by New York Yankees great Ron "Louisiana Lightning" Guidry at Yankee stadium on Friday, May 11 at 5 p.m. to celebrate the 45th year of the Con Edison Yankees Kids program.

The Yankees Kids, (see attached) one from each borough, Westchester County and one representing Orange and Rockland counties, are selected for their academic excellence, leadership and sportsmanship. Each youngster, between 8 and 16 years old, is nominated by a local civic organization.

Prior to the game with the Seattle Mariners, each Yankees Kid will receive a Con Edison Yankees Kid jacket, an official certificate and other items.

For more than four decades, the Con Edison Yankees Kid Program has provided more than 4 million New York youths with free Yankees tickets.

GOOD PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - COVERAGE INVITED.
WHAT: New York Yankees honors Con Edison YANKEES KIDS 2012
WHEN: Friday, May 11, 2012 TIME: 5 p.m.
WHERE: Suite 62

*Official New York Yankees press credentials are required for entry to this event. Please email your request for credentials to the New York Yankees Media Relations Department. Please send your email request to credentials@yankees.com or credentials.mlb.com.

IMPORTANT NEW YORK YANKEES NOTE: Media outlets requesting credentials are required to have an affiliate identification number before initiating the online process. Individuals who have previously applied on behalf of their media outlet to cover a Major League Baseball jewel event (such as the 2009 World Baseball Classic, the 2008 All-Star Game or any 2008 postseason series) have received such a number. All media outlets that have not previously applied online for media credentials through Major League Baseball or the New York Yankees must contact the New York Yankees Media Relations Department at (718) 579-4460 to receive their affiliate identification number.

CON EDISON YANKEE KIDS 2012
BOROUGH NAME AGE PROGRAM

Brooklyn

Cynthia Cartagena 11 Madison Square Boys & Girls Club

Bronx

Jonathan Peters 16 Bronx Works
Manhattan Iris Flores 16 East Harlem Tutorial Program
Westchester Jon Miller 16 Pelham High School
Orange/Rockland Jami Hammond 12 South Orangetown Middle School
Queens Christopher Lamboy 14 Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement House
Staten Island Isaiah Ortiz 12 Seamen's Society for Children and Families

 

 


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