March 18, 2013
Wade Leaphart, Charlotte Hounds
Bank of America Partners with the Charlotte Hounds
Bank of America joins Charlotte’s professional lacrosse team as an Official Partner
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte Lacrosse LLC announced today that Bank of America has signed on as an Official Partner of the Charlotte Hounds for the team’s 2013 season. Bank of America’s partnership will focus on raising local support for the team through customer appreciation and employee rewards events.
“Bank of America is committed to Charlotte where many of its employees and customers work and play,” said Jim McPhilliamy, Charlotte Hounds President. “We’re excited to welcome a great local partner that recognizes the growth of lacrosse in North Carolina, as well as the value the team has for fans and families in the area.”
The bank’s support will also include a presence at Memorial Stadium with in-stadium signage that will be displayed throughout the 2013 season.
About Charlotte Hounds
In January 2011, Major League Lacrosse announced a league expansion for the 2012 season that included Columbus, OH and Charlotte, NC. The team began play in April 2012 at historic American Legion Memorial Stadium. In their first season, the Hounds averaged 5,700 in attendance and finished with a 5-9 record as an expansion team. The 2013 season begins April 27 and features seven (7) regular season home games, as well as the 2013 MLL All-Star Game.