Nominations are now open for our annual Heroes Among Us program, which will honor and celebrate members of the United States armed forces during four of the Lowell Spinners' 2018 home games at LeLacheur Park in Lowell.
The crowd cheered as James Capozzi took the mound for a ceremonial first pitch at the Lowell Spinners game this week. The Wilmington resident was joined by family and friends for star treatment at Edward A. LeLacheur Park, where he was honored in Hanscom Federal Credit Union’s annual Heroes Among Us program.
With his name in lights on the Jumbotron, Michael Mabee drew crowd applause as he threw out the ceremonial first pitch at a Lowell Spinners game this week. Mr. Mabee was honored at Edward A. LeLacheur Park as a hero in Hanscom Federal Credit Union’s annual Heroes Among Us celebration, a program that recognizes U.S. military veterans nominated by the community.
Baseball, that all-American sport, was the backdrop for a magical evening earlier this summer when 91-year-old Mike Kaminsky was honored by Hanscom FCU and the Lowell Spinners at LeLacheur Park.
All eyes were on Mike, a World War II veteran, as he approached the mound to throw out the first pitch. Behind him, the jumbotron at in Lowell flashed his name and the phrase “Hero Among Us.”
We honored Staff Sergeant Sarah McDermott at a recent Lowell Spinners game through our Heroes Among Us program. She and her guests were good sports, posing for pictures and thoroughly enjoying the evening, including batting practice, a ceremonial first pitch, and barbecue at the Gator Pit.
“Love isn’t what makes the world go around. Love is what makes the world worthwhile.” Franklin P Jones, Philadelphia reporter and Saturday Evening Post columnist.
Long June evenings are perfect for taking in a baseball game, especially from a suite with a great view of the park, along with some barbecue.
That was the scene on June 27 when Hanscom FCU honored Lt. Colonel (ret) Vincent Perrone, Jr. as our first Hero Among Us of the summer. He was on hand to throw out the first pitch at LaLecheur Park, where the Class A Affiliate Lowell Spinners faced off against New York State’s Tri-City ValleyCats.
It was a beautiful summer night in Lowell as Hanscom FCU honored the last of its Heroes Among Us this season. Staff Sgt. David Seng was the guest of honor at the Lowell Spinners baseball game where he took part in a pre-game ceremony, threw out the first pitch, and watched the game from a luxury box along with 10 guests.
Arnold Bain, a resident of Ashland for over 60 years, was honored by Hanscom Federal Credit Union at Wednesday’s Lowell Spinners game. Mr. Bain, who passed away in 2013, was nominated for Hanscom FCU’s Hero Among Us program by his daughter. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Photo: Arnold Bain’s family members honor him at a Lowell Spinners game.
The weather was perfect and the crowd was electric as Hanscom FCU honored Lt. Col. Frank Sobchak, a Green Beret, as the latest Hero Among Us. The honor took place at the July 21 Lowell Spinners home game at LeLacheur Park.