Mayor declares it "Paint the Town Orange" week in honor of Shock
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Mayor Dennis Hession has declared March 26-31st as "Paint the Town Orange" week in honor of the Shock's first home game of the 2007 season.The Shock will begin defending their ArenaCup Championship on March 31st as they host the Stockton Lightning at the Spokane Arena.
"Last year, the Spokane Shock lived up to their name, electrifying Spokane crowds and powering to an arenafootball2 championship in their inaugural season," said Hession. "This year, we're looking forward to another jolt of Spokane Shock energy that will give us something to celebrate."
The proclamation was made at Monday's city council meeting.
"Our crowd made a difference for us last year, and we are counting on their continued support," said Shock General Manager Adam Nebeker. "On Friday, we would like to see all of our fans in orange - at work or at home - to show their true Shock pride!"
Tickets are still available for this weekend's season opener and can be purchased by calling 325-SEAT. Season tickets are also still available and can be purchased by calling 242-7462.