FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 9, 2021
Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311
M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County Partners with Amerigroup to Offer First Responders Movie Night
Riverdale, MD – To show appreciation for first responders, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County is partnering with Amerigroup to offer a free, park-in movie night on August 20 at Prince George’s Stadium, home of the Bowie Baysox. The movie night is free for the first 200 first responders, who will need to register for a ticket. Family and friends are also welcome.
“We are thrilled to offer this event for our first responders, including our Park Police, so that they can enjoy a special night out with their family and friends,” says Tracy Wright, Resource Development Officer for the Department. “Having great partnerships with organizations like Amerigroup allows us to create more exciting opportunities for our patrons to enjoy our award-winning parks and recreation system.”
Join us for a showing of Greenland on a big screen in the parking lot of Prince George's Stadium. This action thriller stars Gerard Butler and is rated PG-13. Parking lot opens at 7:30 pm. Showtime is 8:30 pm. Tickets must be requested by 12:00pm on August 20. Please request only one ticket per vehicle. Limit one vehicle per responder ID. Vehicle spaces are limited. Tickets are available at pgparks.com/baysoxmovietickets.
“We want to show appreciation to Maryland first responders who have worked so tirelessly during the pandemic. We are happy to partner with the Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County to provide an activity that will allow our heroes to enjoy some quality time with their families and friends,” said Lori Hammond, Director of Marketing for Amerigroup Maryland.
For verification purposes, include the name of the organization that you are claiming tickets through in the box marked "Organization." (For example, Bowie Police, Fire Station number, etc.) After making your purchase, you will receive an e-mailed receipt. That receipt is your "ticket" to attend the movie event. You will be asked to show that either printed out or digitally during check in prior to parking for the movie showing. Any questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sound for the movie can be heard either by listening to the speakers that are located beside the large screen showing the movie or by an FM radio frequency that will be given to you when you check in on event night to listen inside or at your vehicle. Patrons can bring folding chair(s) to sit outside your vehicle and enjoy the movie. Restrooms are available inside the stadium for patrons to use before and during the movie. No concessions or refreshments will be sold on-site. Snack bags will be given out while supplies last. Patrons can bring snacks as well. Alcohol is not permitted.
Standard passenger vehicles only. No oversized trailers, flatbed trucks, motorhomes, construction vehicles, tractor trailers, shipping vehicles, etc. Your vehicle should have no more passengers in it than available seatbelts than the vehicle comes equipped with.
Amerigroup is a leading managed care company dedicated to improving lives and promoting healthier communities. We are making health care simpler for individuals served by Medicaid, State Children’s Health Insurance Program and other State-sponsored health programs. We also serve individuals who are Medicare-eligible. To learn more, visit www.amerigroup.com.
About the Department
The M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award-winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County. For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit www.pgparks.com and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, PhotoShelter, and Instagram. The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.