HAVOC PRESS RELEASE: The Carolina Havoc, 2018 defending champion of the American Arena League (AAL), will use it’s last home game of the 2019 season as a “Salute to Heroes.” On Saturday, May 18, 2019, beginning at 7:05 p.m., the Havoc will take on the Southern Steam. That night, the team will honor the members of the “Florence Seven”. The “Florence Seven” were the seven members of the Florence County Sheriffs Office and Florence Police Department who were either wounded or killed in the line of duty Oct. 22, 2018, while serving a warrant in Florence County, South Carolina. Terrance Calloway and Farah Turner lost their lives as they took fire from the suspect.
The Havoc will honor these brave men and women at halftime of their game Saturday. The team will also honor members of the armed forces, first response and law enforcement before kickoff. Area children will be able to come to the Florence Center before the game and participate in a “Touch-a-Truck” style event as well as participate in other planned events. Family members of the “Florence Seven” will also eat with the team at it’s pregame meal provided by Liberty Station Catering and Events of Florence.
As a bonus, all members of the armed forces, law enforcement and first response will be able to enter the game for free. They can purchase additional tickets at the Florence Center box office for just $7 each. For questions or inquiries about Saturday’s events, please call the team’s office at (843) 603-1743.