November 9, 2016 – The Greensboro Swarm, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets, today announced Allegacy Federal Credit Union as the official presenting partner of the team’s inaugural Home Opener this Saturday, Nov. 12. The Swarm will tip off the season against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants at 7 p.m. at the newly renovated Fieldhouse at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.
“Our organization is very excited to partner with Allegacy Federal Credit Union and have them join us as the presenting sponsor of opening night for our inaugural season,” said Swarm President Steve Swetoha. “They have been excited to work with us since we arrived in the Triad and we look forward to a long-term relationship that helps expand both great brands in the market.”
As the official presenting partner of opening night, Allegacy will sponsor the 2,200 commemorative game t-shirts that will be given away to all fans in attendance that evening. The shirts will feature the Swarm’s unique inaugural season logo and the Allegacy logo. In addition, Allegacy has partnered with the Swarm for the entirety of the D-League season and will present other in-game promotions and community initiatives throughout the year.
“This is a very special moment for everyone in the Triad, especially considering how passionate our community is about basketball,” said Cathy Pace, Allegacy President and CEO. Both organizations have a desire to play a role in helping our community by promoting education around health and wellness in order to motivate individuals to keep being their best. Allegacy prides itself on service, so we are proud to partner with an organization that does the same and create a memorable night for the fans.”
The Fieldhouse, which seats just over 2,100 fans, is sold out for the Home Opener this weekend. Including opening night, the team’s inaugural season features 24 games, highlighted by 16 games played on either a Friday or Saturday night. Additionally, other marquee dates include an afternoon matchup the day after Christmas (Dec. 26) and three Thursday night games. For more information about the Swarm or Allegacy Federal Credit Union, visit gsoswarm.com or call 336-907-3600.