News from the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners
Shanel Y. Robinson, Commissioner Director | Melonie Marano, Commissioner Deputy Director
Doug Singleterry, Commissioner | Sara Sooy, Commissioner | Paul Drake, Commissioner
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 27, 2022
Somerset County to Hold Annual TD Bank Ballpark Drawing
Nonprofits Can Score Free Tickets and Box Seats
SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County’s Board of County Commissioners will hold its annual TD Bank Ballpark drawing for community nonprofits and organizations. Winners will receive free tickets to a 2022 Somerset Patriot’s home game and reserved seating in the Commissioners’ community box at the TD Bank Ballpark located in Bridgewater. Winners will be announced in March.
“Over the past two years we have seen how vital charitable organizations are to Somerset County, and we know that we could not have survived the pandemic or Hurricane Ida without the help of these organizations,” said Commissioner Director Shanel Y. Robinson. “This drawing is one small way for Somerset County to thank those who are tirelessly dedicated to supporting worthy causes for the County.”
There are 30 seats in the Commissioners’ community box, which is set apart from 6,000 other seats at the ballpark. The community box provide a spectacular view of the baseball field.
Winners will be notified in March about their assigned seating dates that will be determined by the order in which the winners’ names are drawn.
Applicants that meet one of the following criteria are eligible to enter the drawing:
- Nonprofit organizations with 50 percent of its clients residing in Somerset County
- Community organizations that serve county residents
- Out-of-county facilities that provide significant community service or volunteerism for the residents of Somerset County
Submission Deadline, Entry Forms
Entry forms must be received or postmarked by 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, and include:
- The organization’s name and address
- A contact person’s name and phone number
- The organization’s mission or purpose
- Information about the organization’s volunteer work and/or community service
To obtain an entry form, visit https://bit.ly/2022PatriotsDrawing or call 908-231-7040. Submit entry forms via U.S. mail to the Somerset County Administrator’s Office, 20 Grove St., P.O. Box 3000, Somerville, NJ 08876-1262, or fax to 908-231-1740, or email to Administratorsoffice@co.somerset.nj.us.
Community Box Seat Guidelines
Organizations must comply with all applicable rules, regulations and ordinances when using the Commissioners’ community box. Groups are responsible for purchasing any food or beverages. The community box is accessible to people with disabilities.
For more information, call the Somerset County Administrator’s Office at 908-231-7040
TD Bank Ballpark
The ballpark is owned by Somerset County, New Jersey and operated by the Somerset Patriots. Opened in 1999, TD Bank Ballpark has an average of 360,000 visitors each year and 5,000 fans visit the ballpark each game. In 2015 and 2016, it was voted one of the “Best Ballparks” by Ballpark Digest.
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