Coolray Names Braves' Field
“After our first full season of operation, the Gwinnett Braves continue to showcase our strong ties to the community and we are proud to partner with a great community-oriented company,” said Mike Plant, Atlanta Braves executive vice president of business operations. “Coolray Field will continue to be a great place to bring family and friends and we welcome Coolray into our family.”
Braves officials wanted to develop relationships with local companies for the naming rights and Coolray stepped forward. They have been serving Gwinnett County since 1966 and Ken Haines, president of Coolray, wanted to help preserve the local identity of the stadium.
“All of us at Coolray wanted to give back to a community in which many of us live and work”, said Haines. “There is a strong affinity between the fans and their hometown team and we acknowledge our responsibility to support something that families all across the metro area genuinely enjoy. We’re excited about this partnership and look forward to the opportunity to grow alongside the Braves and families in Gwinnett County.”
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Publication date: 03/22/2010