Citizens Bank Sponsors ‘Batesville Appreciation Day’ at Arkansas Travelers Baseball Game on May 19

Date of Release: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

BATESVILLE – May 10, 2013 – All Citizens Bank locations in Batesville are distributing 1,000 free tickets to “Batesville Appreciation Day” at the 2013 Arkansas Travelers minor league baseball game at 2:10 p.m. on Sunday, May 19.  The Texas League game against the Springfield Cardinals will be played at Dickey-Stephens Park, which is located on the corner of West Broadway and the Broadway Bridge in North Little Rock. 

“We hope everyone will take advantage of this opportunity to show their pride in Batesville and enjoy a terrific family outing,” said John Dews, Citizens Bank President and Chief Executive Officer.  “Drop by any of our bank locations in Batesville and pick up your tickets.”

The Travelers have been the Class AA affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim since 2001.  The “Travs” have been a farm club for eight other Major League teams, including the St. Louis Cardinals (1966-2000), Baltimore Orioles, Boston Braves, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City A’s and Philadelphia Phillies.

Citizens Bank will also help sponsor and offer free tickets to a second “Batesville Appreciation Day” game at 7:10 p.m. on Saturday, August 31. 

About The Citizens Bank

Citizens Bank of Batesville was established in 1953 by a group of local businessmen who shared a vision of creating a bank that would be committed to serving the working people of Batesville and Independence County.  Today, Citizens Bank is Independence County’s largest financial institution by market share, and has expanded its service area to include Lawrence, Randolph, Sharp and Stone counties.  The bank operates 10 fully staffed financial centers in Batesville, Cave City, Imboden, Mountain View and Pleasant Plains.