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Thursday, July 4, 2013

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords to celebrate 4th of July with Fisher Cats

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle 'Gabby' Giffords will attend the Fisher Cats game on the 4th of July against the Binghamton Mets. Congresswoman Giffords and her husband, retired U.S. Navy Captain and NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, will celebrate America's birthday with the Fisher Cats at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium before embarking on a series of events in the Granite State on Friday, July 5 for their "Rights and Responsibilities" Tour.

As part of her visit to New Hampshire, the Congresswoman will tour the ballpark before helping to throw out a ceremonial first pitch. ...

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MANCHESTER, N.H. - Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle 'Gabby' Giffords will attend the Fisher Cats game on the 4th of July against the Binghamton Mets. Congresswoman Giffords and her husband, retired U.S. Navy Captain and NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, will celebrate America's birthday with the Fisher Cats at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium before embarking on a series of events in the Granite State on Friday, July 5 for their "Rights and Responsibilities" Tour.

As part of her visit to New Hampshire, the Congresswoman will tour the ballpark before helping to throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

Congresswoman Giffords became a national inspiration after surviving an attempt on her life at a Congress On Your Corner event in Tucson, Arizona in January of 2011. In the two-plus years since the tragedy, Giffords and Kelly have toured the nation promoting responsible gun ownership with their new organization, Americans For Responsible Solutions.

Who:

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords

US Navy Captain, NASA astronaut (retired) Mark Kelly

When:

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - Fisher Cats v. Binghamton Mets, 7:05 p.m.

Congresswoman Giffords will help throw out the first pitch at approximately 6:45 p.m.

Where:

Northeast Delta Dental Stadium

1 Line Drive

Manchester, NH 03101

Media wishing to cover Congresswoman Giffords' appearance at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium may submit a credential request to Tom Gauthier via email at tgauthier@nhfishercats.com. There will be opportunities for B-roll and still photography only; Giffords and Kelly will not be making remarks or holding media availability.