04/29/19 Sports Authority Meeting April 29, 2019

04/29/19 Sports Authority Meeting April 29, 2019


CALL TODAY’S SPORTS AUTHORITY. BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING TO ORDER. IT HAS BEEN A TREMENDOUS WEEKEND FOR THE CITY. AND CERTAINLY WHAT TECHNOLOGY CAN GRADUALLY. EVERYONE THAT PULL TOGETHER TO MAKE THE NFL DRAFT. A HISTORIC EVENT. I THINK IT WAS ESTIMATED THAT THERE ARE OVER SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND ATTENDEES PARTICIPATED IN THE THREE DAY EVENT. I’M STILL A LITTLE FORCE FROM OUR BE ONE OF THOSE — MY FAMILY HAS ENJOYED IT. AND I THINK IT’S JUST ANOTHER INSTANCE WHERE NATIONAL HAS PROVED. TO THE WORLD THAT WE ARE TRULY. A SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT DESTINATION SO — CONGRADULATIONS ESPECIALLY TO THE TITANS ORGANIZATION THAT WA. EXTREMELY IMPRESSIVE AND CERTAINLY MADE US ALL PROUD. THANK YOU TO THE SOUNDS FOR HOSTING US — IT’S ALWAYS NICE TO BE BACK AT THE BALLPARK. ADAM NEWS INDEX KOH BOWL. THANK YOU TO YOUR TEAM FOR HAVING US. WE ALSO HAVE A NEW BOARD MEMBER WITH US TODAY AARON MCKIE. AARON IS REPLACING — QALAT COMMAS — TO HER. HE’S FILLING HER UNEXPIRED TERM IT WAS APPROVED BY THE COUNCIL ON APRIL SECOND [inaudible] AARON IS. FROM THE ANTIOCH AREA. AND FORMALLY WAS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE YOUTH. LIFE LEARNING CENTER. AND IS IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT CURRENTLY AND WE’RE HONORED TO HAVE YOU WITH US AND AND LOOK FOR THE SURVEY WITH THE AS YOU KNOW THE APPEALS PROCESS. FOR ANY ACTION OF THE SUPPORT CAN BE FOUND AT THE TOP OF TODAY’S AGENDA. WE HAVE OUR MARCH MEETING MINUTES AND OUR PACKET. HOPEFULLY EVERYONE HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO REVIEW. AT THIS TIME WE WOULD ENTERTAIN. A MOTION FOR APPROVAL. THE MEETING MINUTES [inaudible] MOVE APPROVAL. SECOND CONFIRMATION OF PROPERLY SECONDED ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE. THE MINUTES ARE APPROVED. A LOT OF DIFFERENT NOT SO WILL GIVE US OUR ACTUALLY LOOK FOR MONICA USES LIKE A DOCTOR’S REPORT — ONE OTHER THING TO KNOW WE ALSO HAVE THE MUSIC CITY MARATHON THIS WEEKEND. AND OUR OTHER NEWEST BOARD MEMBER DAN HOGAN WAS. ONE OF THE RUNNERS I DON’T KNOW IF ANYONE ELSE ON THE BOARD ATTENDED. OR PARTICIPATED BUT CONGRATULATIONS TO YOUR FIRST FIRST IN LINE FIRST. AND YESTERDAY WAS THE KIDS ROCK AND ROLL MARATHON. AND ASO — PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT MONICA SON CLAYTON FINISHED THIRD IN HIS AGE GROUP. SO WITH THAT [inaudible] NO PROBLEM. NOW HE SAID NOW I KNOW HOW WOULD YOU FEEL — GOOD MORNING THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR BEING HERE TODAY. AND IT WAS A IT WAS A MAN ON WEEKENDS AND MAYOR RILEY WITH ON ONE AND TWO POINT FIVE GAME THIS MORNING TALKING ABOUT IT — AT THE TIME THE NOW THIS MORNING THAT ADDITION TO THE SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND BANDS THAT CAME THROUGH OVER THE WEEKEND — THERE WERE FORTY SEVEN POINT FIVE MILLION. SO IT WAS REALLY AND I JUST AN UNBELIEVABLE AND THEN — AND AND WE DO THINK THAT THE TIMES AND IN CVC. THING CLINTON IN THE MAYOR’S OFFICE SPECIALLY BINS COMMITTEE FOR ALL THE WORK THEY DID IN THE COURSE OF RASH OR BURBANK IN STUART PARKING IT. IT WAS ABSOLUTELY — A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF COORDINATION AND WAR. YOU HAVE THE AGENDA BEFORE YOU I’M NOT GOING TO WALK YOU THROUGH IT BUT AS YOU LOOK AT I- IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. A GREAT TIME TO ASK THEM — THERE ARE A COUPLE OF THINGS I WANT TO MENTION — WITH REGARDS TO OUR OPERATIONS MANAGER. PNC — PARKING MAY MAKE COMPANY. RECENTLY AS IN THE LAST MONTH OR SO. WIRED TO YOUR PARKING. I HAVE HAD MULTIPLE CONVERSATIONS WITH BRASHER AND I’VE MET THE PMC TAME — BRASHER HIS TEAM WE’RE GONNA BE REMAINING WITH PNC AND I THINK THEY FEEL REALLY GOOD ABOUT THE TRANSITION BUT I WANTED. TO TO LET YOU KNOW THAT THERE’S BEEN A CHANGE THERE GIVE BRASHER — AN OPPORTUNITY. IS HE STILL HERE. TO COME ON UP AND AND AND HE MAKES HIS WAY UP I WOULD JUST SAY THAT OUR CONTRACT WITH STEWART. HAVE AN ASSIGNMENT. PROVISION AND SO WE ARE WORKING THROUGH THAT WITH METRO PURCHASING. RIGHT NOW LOOKING AT THE DAY. I’LL TRY TO BE AS ELOQUENT AS POSSIBLE I’M STILL HUNG OVER FROM THE THE DRIVE. NO THIS IS THE THIS IS A GOOD DAY FOR OUR COMPANY — OUR OWNE- FORMER OWNER EDDIE STEWART TURN SIXTY FIVE THIS YEAR. AND IS RETIRING AND SEMI RETIRING I DON’T KNOW IF WE’LL EVER. FULLY RETIRE BUT THIS WAS A GOOD FIT IT WAS A MUTUAL CHOICE — I WAS GIVEN OWNERSHIP OF THE ORIGINAL COMPANY AND WE SOLD TWO PM SEE — A LOT OF GREAT SYNERGIES THERE A NATIONAL COMPANY. HEADQUARTERED HERE FOUNDED HERE. BEEN IN BUSINESS. FOR TWENTY SIX YEARS HERE IN TOWN — NOT REALLY IN OUR SPACE BUT THEY ARE INTRIGUED BY THAT BUT THEY ALSO SHARE — COMMITMENT TO THE EMPLOYEES AND THE THE DESIRE TO PROVIDE GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE AS WE DO FOR FOR YOU GUYS HERE FOR SO MANY YEARS AND YEAH WE’RE ALL HAPPY WHERE IT’S NOT. YOU KNOW ANOTHER LARGE NATIONAL PARKING COMPANY THAT’S GONNA GOBBLES UP AND AND SHE WAS OUT DR SEUSS BUT US OUT BUT THEIR THEY’RE FOCUSED ON OUR CLIENTS THEY’RE FOCUSED ON OUR EMPLOYEES AND THEY WANT TO MAKE SURE THIS IS A SMOOTH TRANSITION AND HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT. THAT BUT WE’RE EXCITED THIS IS A GOOD DAY FOR US IT’S A NEW CHAPTER. WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD TO CONTINUING THE CONTRACT HERE AND PROVIDE GREAT SERVICE AND JUST THANKFUL FOR ALL OF YOUR SUPPORT OVER THE YEARS AND WILL. CONTINUE — TO PROVIDE A GREAT SERVICE FOR HIM AND I’M I’M STAYING ON BOARD A 100% DEFINITELY. ALONG WITH OUR OUR STAFF — DONE AND BALLS OR MADELINE — THEY HAVE ALL BOUGHT INTO THE THE CULTURE AND WE’RE EXCITED ABOUT THAT. ANYTHING I CAN ANYTHING ELSE I CAN SHARE IT. IF ANY OF OUR MEMBERS OF OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM — NEED TO COME AND SAY HELLO WE’RE HAPPY TO DO THAT AS WELL BUT THERE’S NOT MUCH JUST ANSWERING QUESTIONS THANK YOU PRESSURE. AND CAN YOU CONTINUE TO FUNCTION UNDERSTEER PARKING. AS OF RIGHT NOW THERE THERE IS OBVIOUSLY — COSTS ASSOCIATED IN CHANGING — BRANDS — BUT THEY DO THEY THEY LOVE OUR LOGO THEY LOVE OUR BRAND THEY LOVE OUR JUST OUR HISTORY AND SO AS OF RIGHT NOW WE’RE GOING TO OPERATE AS A DBA UNDER PMC — THAT PROBABLY WILL CHANGE AT SOME POINT I DON’T KNOW IF THAT’S YOU KNOW TWO YEARS FROM NOW OR TEN YEARS FROM NOW BUT BUT WE WILL. SAY AS AS A SUBSIDIARY OF DO I UNDERSTAND CORRECTLY THAT METRO HAS A CONTRACT AND WE ARE WILL. THE NEW CONTRACT AND SO SO SO APPROVAL. AT THIS POINT WE DON’T THINK ANYTHING MARK CORRECT ME IF I’M WRONG WE DON’T THINK ANYTHING THAT NEEDS TO COME TO THE BOARD FOR APPROVAL OR NOT. FOR THE SIGNING THE CONTRACT. THE CONTRACT ACTUALLY HAS BEEN SIGNED UP WE WERE WORKING ON YEAH WE JUST WENT THROUGH THE RFP PROCESS. FOR THE NEXT FIVE YEAR TERM — THERE WERE SOME LEGAL THINGS THAT WE NEEDED A CHANGE UP IN THAT AGREEMENT TO TO MAKE IT UNDER PM SEE AND I THINK THAT BALL IS ROLLING I THINK WE’RE PRETTY CLOSE. TO THE CLOSING IN SIGNING ON THAT — I WOULD SAY JUST WAITING FOR THAT WE’RE JUST WAITING FOR THE WORK PERMIT THAT BRIDGES THING BUT WE’RE IN GOOD SHAPE YEAH. I WOULD SAY BY THE NEXT BOARD MEETING AND EVERYTHING WILL BE COMPLETE. THANK YOU PRESSURE. YOU’RE WELCOME THANK YOU — ALSO JUST A COUPLE MORE THINGS PIEDMONT GAS WILL BEGIN WORK NEXT WEEK OVER THE STADIUM DRILLING UNDER. AND THE VETERANS BRIDGE TO REMOVE OLD SIX INCH. GAS PIPE BEING IN THERE FOR THE REPLACE THAT WITH TWELVE AND SUPPLY BEING SO THEY’LL BE OVER IN THE GRASSY AREA NEAR VICTORY IN SOUTH SECOND STREET JUST WANTED TO MAKE YOU AWARE OF THAT OKAY. SOMEONE THAT WAS GOING ON OVER THE STADIUM — I THINK IT’LL PROBABLY TAKE AROUND THIRTY DAYS TO TAKE A LITTLE BIT LONGER BUT CLINTON AND MY GAS AND BOB VELI. EVERYBODY’S COORDINATING AND AND AND THAT AND THE MAJOR LEGAL HAS DRAFTED A RIGHT OF ENTRY AGREEMENT. FOR THE PROJECTS THAT WE BROUGHT THEM IN AS WELL — BUT THAT’S JUST — THAT’S JUST AN FYI — A COUPLE OF DAYS TO KNOW TOMORROW MAY OR PROBABLY WILL PRESENT — THE ANNUAL STATE OF METRO ADDRESS IN THAT BEGINS AT TEN O’CLOCK OVER IT — DOWNTOWN LIBRARY. WE HOPE YOU CAN COME. AND THEN ALSO OUR BUDGET HEARING WITH THE METRO COUNCIL HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR MAY. EIGHTH AT FIVE FIFTEEN OVER THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS. ARE THERE ANY QUESTIONS. THAT’S ALL I’VE GOT. THANK YOU MONICA. EARLIER THIS MORNING IN OUR FINANCE COMMITTEE [inaudible] MET AND OUR CHAIR MISTER. CLASS MEYER JOHN GLASS MARBLE GIVE US COMMITTEE REPORT. THANK YOU VERY MUCH THIS MORNING THANK YOU — ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION AND INSTRUMENTATION — THE FIRST ITEM THAT WAS — THE FINANCE COMMITTEE IS THE TWENTY NINETEEN CM A VESSEL PARKING CONTRACTOR AND ASSOCIATE EXPENSES — WE HAVE CHRIS HARRINGTON IS CRYSTAL HERE. WE HAVE ANY QUESTIONS RECRUITERS AT CMA. MONICA DID YOU HAVE ANYTHING YOU WANT TO ADD TO THE SCENE MAKE PARKING [inaudible] NINETY NINE ANY QUESTIONS FROM THE PRESS ON THIS — THE BY THREE RECOMMENDED FOR HOME [inaudible] SO. OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS APPROVAL FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF A TWENTY NINETEEN SAME ACCESSIBLE PARKIN. CONTRACTOR ASSOCIATIVE SPENCE’S- WE GO THROUGH THIS PROCESS AND THREE EVERY YEAR AND THERE ARE. QUESTIONS — LEAVE A SOLUTION [inaudible] THE FOR YES WE WOULD ENTERTAIN A MOTION IF YOU’D LIKE TO MAKE. ONE MOTION FOR APPROVAL I’M A LITTLE BIT. CORRECTION IMPROPERLY SECOND [inaudible] ANY DISCUSSION. ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE. ANY OF THOSE [inaudible] DISAPPROVE. RIGHT THE SECOND ITEM WE HAD WA- CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF A NEW ANTI EITHER. OF THOSE WORK IS ALREADY — THERE’S ITEMS DISCUSSED HERE BETWEEN EIGHT AND ADMINISTRATOR IN A MANAGER THE RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE LAST MEETING WAS ABOARD THE MANAGER POSITION BECAUSE I LIKE IT. FIVE LIKE THE ADVENTURE RETIRING IN HIM EVERY OTHER TRAINING YOU WANT TO GET SOMEBODY IN THERE IF THE HIGHEST CALIBER. SO THE RECOMMENDATION AGAIN FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE IS FOR MANAGER POSITION. YEAH FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO WERE WHO WERE NOT IN THE FINANCE COMMITTEE I’VE HAD SEVERAL CONVERSATIONS. THIS YEAR WITH FINANCE DIRECTOR TYLER MASSIVE NEIL AND ALSO WIT- WITH THE MAYOR’S OFFICE. AND AND THOSE CONVERSATIONS HAVE BEEN CENTERED AROUND. THIS DEPARTMENTS NEED — FOR AN IN HOUSE. I LEVEL. FINANCE MANAGER. AND SO AS WE TALK THROUGH THAT – I THINK THE CONCERN IS IS IS IS THAT THIS. SHOULD BE A POSITION THAT EXPANDED. FROM THE ARENA REVENUE FIND AS OPPOSED TO THE METRO GENERAL FUND SO AS WE GO THROUGH THAT THE BUDGET PROCESS THIS IS THE THIS IS THE BUDGET REQUEST THAT HAVE NO. FISCAL IMPACT TO THE METRO BUDGET AND AND CURRENTLY THERE IS. SOME SOME FINANCE EMPLOYEES THESE. SALARIES PARTLY SUBSIDIZED FROM THE SPONSOR THIS IS THIS IS NO DIFFERENT FROM ANYTHING THAT WE’VE DONE BUT CLEARLY WE’VE GOT A LOT GOING ON HERE. AND WE THINK IT WOULD BE VERY HELPFUL TO HAVE OUR OWN HIGH LEVEL FINANCE MANAGER AND SO THAT IS THE REQUEST IS BEFORE YOU — AS AS CHAIRMAN GLASS MEYER SAID WE YEAH. THE COMMITTEE. RECOMMENDATION WAS THAT IT WOULD BE A FINANCE MANAGER POSITION AS OPPOSED TO MINE AT THE MINISTRY- WHICH IS — IS THE HIGHER LEVEL POSITIONS ABOUT THE WILL BE. WILL BE WORKING THROUGH AND AND AND SHOULD THE BOARD APPROVED THIS AND WE WILL WORK WITH METRO HR IN THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION AND WORK ON THE JOB DESCRIPTION AND JUST GO THROUGH THAT PROCESS [inaudible] BURNING QUESTIONS. OKAY THE PROBLEM. SECOND MISSION AND PURPOSE. ANY FURTHER DISCUSSION — READY FOR A VOTE ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE [inaudible] ANY OPPOSITION [inaudible] NINE THAT IS APPROVED AS WELL. THAT GIVES. THE LEADERS. OF THE OTHER ITEMS. ON THE AGENDA AND WE DISCUSS IT WE HAD — THE BRIDGESTONE CAPITAL. A LIST OF THE ITEMS WILL BE COMING BACK WAS PERCENT APPROVA- IN MAY AND MAY THAT’S THE PLAN – FROM THE FROM THE REGENERATOR AND WE ALSO HAD A LIST — TO SAVE ITEMS — OR THE CAPITAL FUNDING PROJECTS FOR FROM THE TITANS SO THOSE ARE JUST PRESENTED TO US NOTHING. NO NOTHING WAS. SHE AT THIS TIME. AND THE NEXT FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING. WE DON’T HAVE A SCHEDULE BUT IN MAY THAT’S THE PLAN. QUESTIONS OF FINANCE. THANK YOU TO HEAR THANK YOU. MOVING ALONG AT THIS TIME WE WILL RECEIVE AN MLS STADIUM UPDATE [inaudible] RON GLOBAL. GIVE US THAT REPORT THANK YOU. THANK YOU MADAM CHAIR — THE BEEN BY THE FAIR GROUNDS WHERE I DRIVE BY — WE THE FIRST PHASE YOUR CALL IS. CONSTRUCT AND EXPLORE FACILITY – FACILITY WE HAVE ROUGHLY A HUNDRED THOUSAND SQUARE FEET ON THE ROOF STILL HAPPENING TO HAV. FUNCTIONS AND THOSE NEW NEW PROPERTIES — THEY FAIR PARK OUT THERE WHICH IS NEAR THAT’S GOING TO BE USED FOR PARKING HERE AND TAKE A BATH. AS WELL AS SOCCER FIELDS DURING NON BIG EVENTS — IT IS. IS OPEN AND LOOKS GOOD. AND THINK THEY HAVE ONE OF THE MOST USED DOG PARKS. YEAH — IN THE CITY RIGHT NOW S- IT’S THAT’S GOING WELL. FOR THE MLS — THERE’RE — NOW THAT THEY HAVE THEIR OPERATIONS STAFF ON BOARD THEY’RE DOING A DEEP DIVE INTO THE DESIGN. WORKING A LOT ON BACK OF HOUSE HOW MATERIALS FLOW THINGS LIKE THAT. THOSE KND OF DETAILS AND THEY’RE PROGRESSING NICELY. STILL CONSISTENT WITH WHAT THEY DISCUSSED AT THE LAST. MINUTE LAST ME. FOR THE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT — WE HAD AN RFP — ONE OUT FOR DESIGNERS WE GOT. DESIGN FIRMS WE GOT FIVE VERY GOOD PROPOSALS. FIRST ROUND VALUATION IS MADE COMPLETE PURCHASING IS DOING THEIR DUE DILIGENCE. AND IT’S STILL OUR HOPE TO BRING YOU BACK — A RECOMMENDATION WITH A CONTRACT AND FEES — FOR THE MAY BOARD. THAT’S THAT’S NOT RIGHT [inaudible] ARRIVING QUESTIONS. NEW QUESTIONS RON. THANK YOU RIGHT. BRIDGESTONE ARENA WILL GIVE US AN UPDATE I BELIEVE MISTER CLAYTON THE ORGANIZATION CALLED PLACEMENTS WILL THIS GIVE THAT REPORT. GOOD MORNING — YES WITH A TOUCH BASE WITH HOPES ARE CALCULATED BRIDGESTONE ARENA — AS WELL AS ITS BASE ON A CAPITAL PROJECT THAT WE BROUGHT FORWARD. A LOT ACTUALLY WE COMMUNICATED IN NOVEMBER BUT WANT TO BRING IN FOR LET YOU KNOW THAT WE EX BUT I DO GET THIS ONE THROUGH — FOR SPECIAL REASONS — WHERE FOR STATIC BILLBOARDS THAT ARE ON BROADWAY? AND BROADWAY CAN CHANGE CLASSIFICATIONS AND IT ALLOWED US TO GO AFTER A PERMIT TO CLASSIFY THOSE AS A LED BILLBOARDS. AND SO THROUGH THAT PROCESS WE STARTED WORKING WITH THE CBC AND THE MAYOR’S OFFICE A COUPLE OTHER ORGANIZATIONS AND IT WAS REALLY ENCOURAGED TO TRY TO GET THESE DONE BEFORE THE NFL DRAFT AND THE ROCK AND ROLL MARATHON BECAUSE IT’S ONE OF THOSE THAT. AS BROADLY BECOMES MORE MORE AVAILABLE FOR PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC FOR SPECIAL EVENTS LIKE THAT. THESE BROADWAY BILLBOARDS ARE REALLY IMPACT THE WHOLE AREA AND REALLY A ENHANCE THE CITY ABLE – TO EXPANDED FURTHER UP BROADWAY TO GET SOME OF THE ALLEVIATION AS YOU GET FURTHER DOWN TOWARDS FIRST SO — THROUGH THAT PROCESS WERE ABLE TO GET THAT COMPLETED- IT WAS ACTUALLY LIVE ON TUESDAY ABLE TO PUSH A GRAPHICS TO IT AND THEN — SEE THURSDAY NIGHT FOR THE DRAFT WAS ABLE TO BE PRODUCED AND THEN FOR THE MARATHON ON SATURDAY ACTUALLY RUNNERS WERE ABLE TO DRIVE BY A RIGHT RUN BY. AND ACTUALLY SEE THE THE CAMERA SHOTS AS IT WAS UP THERE SO IT’S REALLY EXCITING PROJECT — WE HAD ORIGINALLY PLANNED IN PHASE TWO OF OUR ENERGY PROJECT. BUT OBVIOUSLY DUE. TO THE SITUATION WITH THE THE EVENTS THIS PAST WEEKEND — WE WERE ABLE TO GO AHEAD AND GET THAT IN PLACE AND DO STUFF BEFORE ORIGINAL SCHEDULE BUT TO MAKE SURE YOU GUYS WERE AWARE OF THAT MUCH YOU KNOW AND TRY TO BE AS TRANSPARENT AS POSSIBLE. WITH THAT PROCESS I’M HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS RELATED. TO OUR WONDERFUL NEW BILLBOARDS [inaudible] QUESTIONS. THING. NO QUESTIONS ABOUT EVERY TIME I TURN MY TV ON US ALL IT IS A GOOD NAME. SLASH REAL OF ALL. ALL RIGHT THANK YOU [inaudible] THANK YOU. THAT BRINGS US TO OUR FACILITY QUESTIONS PORTION OF OUR AGENDA [inaudible] AND ANY OTHER QUESTIONS OF THE PRESS OR THE TITANS ORGANIZATIO. IN THOSE AT THIS TIME. THE PREDATORS. ARE SEASON THE TITANS ARE PROBABLY IT’S ALL STOOD IN HORSE AND NOT ABLE. 2% ANYMORE BUT THEY CERTAINLY DID A TREMENDOUS. JOB THIS WEEKEND AND AGAIN [inaudible] REGULATIONS. IF THERE’S NO QUESTIONS WE WILL MOVE ON TO OUR HOST AND SEE THE FIRST TENNESSEE PARK REPORTER LOOKS LIKE ADAM NOOSES. GOOD MORNING MY NAME’S ADAM THEY SAID GENERAL MANAGER HERE WITH THE NATIONAL SOUNDS AND ON BEHALF OF OUR OWNER FOR WARD. OR STUFF WELCOME TO BEAUTIFUL FIRST AS THE PART. PARTIAL BUT I THINK IT’S BEST MINOR LEAGUE PARK AND ALL OF THE COUNTRY HUNDRED AND SIXTY TEAMS AND CERTAINLY PROUD OF IT. HERE. LIKE YOU SAID — PRO THE TITANS FOR THE NFL DRAFT WE WORK REALLY HARD ALL YEAR ROUND TO TRY TO GET SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND FANS. ARE BALLPARK AND THEY SHOWED THAT THEY CAN DO THAT IN THREE DAYS SO — PRETTY IMPRESSIVE. BUT WHAT THEY DO AND I THINK WE CAN CERTAINLY APPRECIATE IT — THE WORK THERE AND THEN ALSO THE PRESENCE WE LOVE TURN THEM ON AND WRITTEN A MONTH FROM DOWN THE ROAD AND I SAID TO SEE THEIR SEASON COME TO AN END BUT A CERTAINLY. EXCITED FOR ALL THE FUN THAT’S HAPPENED. BEEN A LOT AS HAPPENED SINCE WE HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT LAST TIME AND WE BACK IN THE IT MIGHT BE OLD NEWS NOW BUT WE SWITCH FROM THE OAKLAND A’S TO THE TEXAS RANGERS THIS OFFSEASO. AS OUR AFFILIATE SO THEY CONTROL ALL OF OUR PLAYERS ON THE FIELD OUR MANAGERS THEY’VE BEEN A GREAT. ASSET TO THIS COMMUNITY ALREADY REALLY ACTIVE IN THE COMMUNITY DOING SOME GOOD THINGS — IS A FUN PROCESS BECAUSE DURING THAT PROCESS THOSE FOUR TEAMS THAT WERE AVAILABLE THE MILWAUKEE BREWERS. AT WASHINGTON NATIONALS OAKLAND IS A TEXAS RANGERS AND ALL FOUR OF THEM WERE DYING TO COME TO NASHVILLE AND IT’S BECAUSE THE CITY AND ALL THE GREAT THINGS THAT ARE HAPPENING HERE. EVERYBODY WANTED TO BE HERE WHERE THE PRETTIEST GIRL THE DANCE SO EVERYBODY WAS A GIVEN US THEIR BEST PITCH ON WHY THEY NEEDED. TO TO BE HERE SO. WE WERE IN A GOOD SPOT PICK THE TEXAS RANGERS BECAUSE THEY WERE BIG ON TRYING TO EXPAND THEIR FOOT PRINT TO THIS AREA AND THAT THEY’RE DOING A GREAT JOB WITH THE NEXT WAS — REBRAND THE WE ANNOUNCED AT THE ONE OF THESE BRIEFLY THAT WE’RE GONNA DO THE REBRAND WITH A QUICK VIDEO HERE. HOW THAT WENT ? WHERE IS THAT [inaudible] THE NEW. THE COLORS OF THE SCHOOL AND I KIND OF LIKE THE STORE DOING ALL OF THE TRI STAR ONLY [inaudible] THE IT’S CLASSIC . REPORTER WITH THE A COMPANY CALLED WHERE DESIGN AND THEY REALLY SPECIALIZE IN ALL THE NBA REBRAND AND I THOUGHT AND THEN BE ISN’T SUCH A GREAT JOB A REBRANDING LATELY AND THEY THEY REALLY CAPTURED A LOT OF WHAT WE WANTED TO DO WITH. THE HISTORY HERE AND OF THE BALLPARK AND CERTAINLY TRYING TO HIT THE MILLENNIAL GENERATION A LITTLE BIT. IT’S BEEN A HUGE SUCCESS WITH BROKEN JUST ABOUT ALL OF OUR RECORDS ON MERCHANDISE — THE HOME PLATE WITH THE TRI STAR IN THE HAT AND WE CAN’T EVEN KEEP THEM ON THE SHELVES SO. IT’S BEEN REALLY POPULAR HAT AND SOMETHING THAT THEY WERE CERTAINLY PROUD OF THEM FAST FORWARD A LITTLE BIT EARLY — AND WERE ABLE TO HAVE THEM RANGERS EXHIBITION GAME FIRST TIME AT THIS BALLPARK IN FIRST TIME IN TWENTY YEARS AND AGAIN BROKE EVERY RECORD THAT WE HAD FOR ATTENDANCE — MERCHANDISE AGAIN WE ALMOST TRIPLED OUR GOAL OR PREVIOUS RECORD AND MERCHANDISE ON THAT ONE GAME BUT EVERY RECORD THAT WE HAD WAS BROKEN THAT DAVE AND WE EVEN HAD A LITTLE BIT OF RAIN TO START. AND THAT DIDN’T SCARE PEOPLE OFF SO. HAVE A LITTLE RECAP VIDEO ON THAT AS WELL . THOSE UP ON A BIT FOR US AND THEN AND THEN TODAY WERE OPEN AND UP THE BALL PARK YES. IN THAT GAME YOU WANT ONE RIGHT YOU BE MINOR. YES WE DID WIN THE GAME AND JUST A TESTAMENT TO THE GAME OF BASEBALL IT’S A CRAZY SPORT THE YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN IT. AND THE TALENT THAT’S HERE WE HAD WE STARTED THE SEASON WITH NINETEEN GUYS THAT HAVE ALREADY BEEN IN THE BIG LEAGUES SO. AT THE TALENT THAT SEARS UNBELIEVABLE AND THAT MIGHT NOT BE WHEN IN AS MUCH AS WE SHOULD RIGHT NOW BUT AS THE TALENTS THERE AND YOU NEVER KNOW. FACE OFF IN THE GAME OF BASEBAL- BUT THIS IS OUR THIRD HOMESTAND STARTED TODAY AND YOU’LL SEE A LOT OF DIFFERENT THINGS THAT THAT WE’VE STARTED DOING THIS YEAR. OR WILL HAVE A TAIL WAGGING TUESDAY SO EVERY TUESDAY THIS YEAR YOU CAN BRING YOUR DOGS TO THE BALLPARK — AGAINST EVERYTHING DOUG BELIEVES IN AT IS — IS THE ONE THAT HAS TO CLEAN UP AFTER A LOT OF SO WE HAD TO FIGHT — FOR DOGS AT THE BALLPARK EVERY TUESDAY BUT THE FOLKS HERE IN GERMANTOWN ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT YOU SEE HIM AS COME AND ALL DOWN THE STREET WITH THEIR DOGS AND AND IT’S BEEN A BIG HIT — THIS WEEKEND WE’RE GONNA BE CHANGED OUR NAME TEMPORARILY TO THE THE WAY LIZ AND IT THAT’S THE SMALL GUITAR AND A MERRY OUT YOU’VE BEEN YEAH BUT THE V. WELL AS WILL. BE PAYING THE NAVY SEAL ALL SORTS OF WILD COLORS FOR THIS WEEKEND BUT IT’S AN INITIATIVE THE MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL IS DOING TO REALLY REACH OUT TO THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY AND AND THE HISPANIC HERITAGE. THERE’S A HANDFUL OF TEAMS IN MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL DOING IT BUT IT RANGES ACROSS THE ENTIRE COUNTRY. AND WE GET TO BE PART OF IT THIS YEAR SO — THIS WEEKEND WILL BE CHANGING THAT IF YOU HEAR IT IT’S JUST TEMPORARY — SO DON’T PANIC. WE CERTAINLY LOVE THE SOUNDS AND THEN IF YOU’RE NOT ON THE CALORIE COUNT THERE’S A AMAZING NEW BURGER THAT WE HAVE MADE THIS A TWO HONEY BUNS REPLACE THE THE BONDS OF THE BORDER. AND THEN YOU PUT THE CHEESE BURGER IN THE IN THE MIDDLE SO I DON’T KNOW WHAT THE OFFICIAL CALORIE COUNT ON IS ON IT BUT IT’S ABSOLUTELY AMAZING AND SOMETHING THAT YOU. SHOULD CERTAINLY COME ENJOY. WE HAVE A QUICK VIDEO OF THE BURGER . DOUG DOUBLE TALK — MORE ABOUT OUR PLAYERS HERE IN A LITTLE BIT BUT TWO OF MY FAVORITE PLAYERS THAT ARE HERE AS A KID NAMED COBEN AND COLBY AND THEY’RE BOTH ELEVEN YEARS OLD. AND THERE ARE HONORARY PLAYERS THIS YEAR AND THEY’RE BOTH VANDERBILT. SINCE ONE IS JUST BE CANCER ONE’S GOING THROUGH CANCER AND ON THAT. IT’S AMAZING TO GET TO KNOW THESE PLAYERS BUT THEY HAVE ACCESS TO OUR TEAM ALL YEAR ROUND THEY HAVE THEIR OWN UNIFORMS — WHEN YOU COME OUT TO A GAME YOU WATCH — ARE STARTING LINEUP. IT PUT UP THEY HAVE THEIR OWN HEADSHOTS MOVING HEAD SHOTS AND THEY’RE PART OF OUR TEAM AND SOMETHING THAT’S WE’VE BEEN KNOWN FOR THREE YEARS NOW BUT AT BEST NAIL. TALK MORE ABOUT THE GREAT THINGS THAT WE’RE DOING IN THE COMMUNITY AND THAT’S JUST ONE OF THEM THAT’S ALWAYS MY FAVORITE YOU GET TO KNOW THESE KIDS AND THEIR STORIES AND AND THEY THROW OUT THE FIRST PITCH AND AND JUST REALLY GOOD TO BE PART OF OUR TEAM AND AND ALWAYS. FUN. AND FINALLY HAVE WE TALKED EARLIER ABOUT OUR GOAL IS TO GET SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND FANS HERE TO THE BALLPARK WITH THIS YEAR OUR GOAL IS ONE POINT TWO MILLION SO — THAT’S THROUGH ALL THE EVENTS THAT WERE DOING AND HOPEFULLY SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND AND HOPEFULLY A NEW RECORD FOR THE SOUNDS. AT FROM A BASEBALL STANDPOINT BUT THEN WITH OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH NASHVILLE AS SEE IN THE GROWING DEMAND. FOR THEIR PRODUCT. AND THEN AN EVENT THAT WILL BE HOSTING AT THE WE’RE GONNA ANNOUNCE IN JULY. SO ACT SURPRISED WHEN IT COMES OUT THEY SAID WE COULD TALK ABOUT IT BUT AND BUT IT’S CALLED GLOWHOO AND IT’S A HUGE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS FESTIVAL THAT’S GOING TO BE HERE FROM. GOING THROUGH NEW YEARS AND THERE’S GONNA BE SEVEN MILLION CHRISTMAS LIGHTS THAT ARE GONNA BE ICE SKATING RINK ALL SORTS OF FUN STUFF HERE AT THE BALLPARK. THERE’S ONE SIMILAR THAT THIS AND SEATTLE MARINERS DIDN’T HIT THREE HUNDRED THOUSAND PEOPLE COME THIS LAST YEAR SO AND THER. IS A BIG EVENT IT SHOULD BE A LOT OF FUN AND DOUBLE TALK MORE. WITH A PHOTO. MAYBE A COUPLE PHOTOS BUT AT THE COMBINED WITH ALL THOSE WE HOPE TO GET TO ONE POINT TWO MILLION AND A HALF. TWO YEARS AGO WE ENDED THE YEAR ABOUT FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND COME THROUGH THE BALLPARK SO. MORE THAN DOUBLE OVER THE LAST COUPLE YEARS MAKING SOME GOOD PROGRESS AND HOPEFULLY. BY A FRIEND OF THE TITANS AND BREADS ROUGHLY WE CAN KEEP YOU GUYS. PROUD OF WHAT’S HAPPENING HERE FIRST TENNESSEE PARK SO. WITH THAT THAT’S ME. WE HAVE A ABSOLUTE ALL STAR ON OUR STAFF SHE’S — ALWAYS FUN TO LISTEN TO THIS BUT SHE’S ACTIVE IN THE COMMUNITY DOES A GREAT JOB. I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THE TEAM HI. BECAUSE YOU MENTION THEIR START AND I JUST WANT TO HEAR A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOU. ABOUT THE TEAM AND THAT. NINETEEN GUYS TO PLAY PROFESSIONALLY HERE NOW TO PLAY JUST TELL US ABOUT THE TEAM. MAYBE WHY YOU THINK YOU WHERE YOU ARE. YOUR HOPES FOR THE TEAM DOING WELL YEAH. SO AND DOUBLE TALK A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT HIM BUT AND WHEN WE SIGNED WITH THE TEXAS RANGERS THEY CONTROL EVERYTHING THAT WE DO SO. AND IT’S NICE FOR ME TO BE ABLE TO POINT FINGERS AT HIM WHEN WE’RE NOT WIN THEM BUT BUT YEAH THERE’S GREAT GUYS THERE’S A COUPLE FROM NASHVILLE — THERE’S A LOT OF TALENT THERE THE THEY SHOULD COME AROUND LOCALLY WE PLAY A HUNDRED FORTY GAME SEASON SO AS THINGS CHANGE PRETTY QUICKLY BUT THERE’S UNBELIEVABL. TEN BILLARD LIVES DOWN IN FRANKLIN AND HE’S GOT A HUGE TWITTER FOLLOWING AND THAT REALLY PUT IN THE BIG. STAMP ON NASHVILLE WHEN PEOPLE SAY YOU CAN OF THE GREAT THINGS THAT ARE HAPPENING HERE REAL ALSO BEGAN THEIR J. STAR NO. HE’S A PICTURE YEAH. TRADESTAR KNOWS — ALSO GOT A BIG INSTAGRAM FOLLOWING AND HE HAS A VIDEO OF HIS PATH. JOURNEYMEN AND IT TALKS A LOT ABOUT JUST THE GRIND OF BEING A MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYER AND HE’S BEEN TO THE BIG LEAGUES. FOR PLAYED WITH THE GIANTS AND THE BRAVES AND NOW HE’S BACK DOWN TRYING TO WORK HIS WAY BACK UP BUT I HAVE A LOT OF GREAT STORIES BEHIND THESE GUYS AND THEY’VE BEEN. AS YOU’LL HEAR FROM DESTINY THEY’VE BEEN VERY ACTIVE IN THE COMMUNITY AND THAT’S ALL WE CAN ASK. FOR BE INVOLVED WITH OUR FANS AND KEEP PEOPLE HAPPY — THE PEOPLE FROM THE ACTUAL. TEN DOLLARS. WE HAVE A SAC CARD IS FROM HENDERSONVILLE. ANOTHER KID FROM LIPSCOMB THE SEE SAW ON OUR TEAM THE MEDICAL BACK DOWN. BUT AT HAD THERE BEEN A LOT OF ROSTER CHANGES SINCE THE FIRST OF THE YEAR. TRYING TO GET. THAT’S PRETTY MUCH THE STORY OF OUR LIFE IN MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL THEY THEY AND IT’S COMPLETELY OUT OF OUR CONTROL SO WE GET AN EMAIL SAYING — THIS GUY’S MOVEMENT OF THIS GUY’S GETTING CUT THIS GUYS. GOING DOWN SO IT’S A IT’S TOUGH FOR US BECAUSE WE HAVE TO HELP FACILITATE MOVING AROUND BUT YOU GET ATTACHED TO THESE GUYS AND THEN THE RANGERS DECIDE. THEY WANT TO WHERE’S THE RANGERS DOUBLE LIFE SO. AND FRISCO. AT FRISCO TEXAS — THERE AT I THINK PLUS A LOOK THEY WERE FIRST IN THE TEXAS LEAGUE. AND THEN — TWO MINOR LEAGUE TEAMS BOOK BELOW THEM IN SNGLE LAYER BOTH IN FIRST OR SECOND S. THEY’RE TELLING US THAT ALL THE TALENTS COMING UP SO WE’RE AUSTIN OUR FINGERS [inaudible] ALL RIGHT. WAITED OVER TO DESTINY. ANGELA. WELL YOU FROM HERE. GOOD MORNING EVERYBODY AND THIS WAY MORE AND I AM ON COMMUNITY RELATIONS MANAGER — SO I HAVE THE PRIVILEGE OF KIND OF DOING ALL THE THINGS OFF THE FIELD WHICH IS ALWAYS FUN AND YOU NEED TO WIN PEOPLE HERE WORK FOR THE SOUNDS — AND WE LIKE ENDS HAS BEEN A MINUTE SINCE WE’VE SEEN YOU GUYS LASTING KIND OF DATED YOU SO I’M GONNA START WITH THE VIDEO OF THIS KIND OF A TWENTY EIGHTEEN RECAP — IN A LITTLE BIT ABOUT WHAT WE DID LAST YEAR AND THEN WE’LL DO — A RECAP OF OUR OFF SEASON AND WHERE WE ARE NOW THINGS WERE REALLY LOOKING FORWARD [inaudible] TO ALRIGHT WELL. HAVING TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES TODAY ALSO MY FINDS A LITTLE CRAZY BECAUSE WE HAVE A NEW FUN TIME BUT JUST TO GIVE YOU AN UP AND ASK THESE AND WE CARE FOR I- WE HAVE. REALLY BEEN KIND OFBECAUSE WE HAVE SO MUCH CHANGE IN OUR PLAYERS IN THE OFF SEASON AND I WITH THIS WE’VE DONE WHAT WE COULD TO KIND OF MOBILE LABS I STAFF TO BE ABLE TO BE THAT FACE IN THE COMMUNITY — AND SO WE HAVE MONTHLY STAFF DAYS OF SERVICE WHERE WE GO OUT — WITH A DIFFERENT I’M PROFITS ACROSS NASHVILLE AND GET A INVOLVED IN OUR COMMUNITY WE HAVE A STAFF OF ABOUT THIRTY FIVE TO FORTY PEOPLE — AND I THINK THAT THERE ARE NOW THREE OF US WHO WERE IN NASHVILLE NATIVES IN EVERYONE ELSE’S FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AND SO WHEN WE GET NEW STAFF MEMBERS ARE PEOPLE WHO JUST WANT TO GIVE MORE CLOSELY AND WE LIKE TO GIVE THEM OPPORTUNITIES TO GET INVOLVED — AND SO IN THE OFF SEASON WE DID A PROJECT — WITH CARE IS HEALTH CARE HOSPICE AND SO WE DID JUST LIKE LITTLE NOTES AND THINGS LIKE THAT FOR THEM FOR THEM TO GET TO THEIR PATIENTS. I KNOW WE ALSO — HAD A CONNECTION WITH ONE OF THE PATIENTS WHO HAS SINCE PASSED AWAY — WILL BE EYEING HIM IN A GAME WITH HIS DAUGHTER AND THIS SEASON SO JUST TRYING TO BUILD THOSE KIND OF COMMUNITY TIME — WITH GROUPS WE DID A SERVICE PROJECT WITH MARTHA O’BRIEN CENTER IN THE EDUCATION CENTER – AND THEN WE WORKED WITH THE HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE AND WHEN THE IN AND GET A LOT OF HEAVY LIFTING BUT I ALWAYS LOTS OF FUN TO GET PEOPLE INVOLVED IN PRESS THE KIND THAT REALLY WE DO MOST OF THAT IN THE OFF SEASON BECAUSE BECAUSE WE HAVE THE TIME TO DO IT AND I REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY FORTUNATE TO HAVE A STAFF FULL OF PEOPLE WHO ARE REALLY READY. AND WILLING TO HELP US OUT WITH THAT — WE HAD A LOT OF EQUIPMENT DONATIONS — THANKS TO THE AGAIN OUR OUR CLUBHOUSE STANCE AND SO WE WERE ABLE TO DONATE A BUNCH OF EQUIPMENT YOU CAN SEE THAT PHOTO A LOT OF OUR OLD — LOGO BRANDED BAGS ALL OF THAT ALL THOSE BAGS ARE FULL OF EQUIPMENT SO THERE’S CATCHERS EQUIPMENT — HELLMANN’S — AND WE DONATED A LOT OF IT TO REVIVING BASEBALL IN INNER CITIES — AND THEN SOME LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS EAST — HIGH SCHOOL DOWN THE STREET ON MAIN — WE HAD SOME FIELD IMPROVEMENTS TO HILLSBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL AND SO THAT HAS TURNED INTO KIND OF A PARTNERSHIP WITH THEM WE’RE GOING.TO A BIGGER FIELD — IMPROVEMENT WITH THEM IN THE OFFSEASON SO THIS SCHOOL IS UNDER A LOT OF CONSTRUCTION AND IN THE OFF SEASON ALL OF THE OTHER SPORTS TEAMS WERE PRACTICING ON THEIR BASEBALL FIELD. AND SO WE WENT OUT FOR A SITE VISIT — AT A COUPLE OF DIFFERENT SCHOOLS AND THAT ONE DOES SEEM LIKE THEY HAVE THE MOST NEED AND SO OUR GROUNDS CREW — WENT AND HELPED GET THEIR MAN THE THINGS LIKE THAT TOGETHER BEFORE THIS SEASON AND IN AN HOUR OFF SEASON IN SEPTEMBER OCTOBER WILL GO BACK FOR A BIGGER. KIND OF FIELD — IMPROVEMENT THERE — AND THEN WE ALSO HAVE OUR POP UP BASEBALL PROGRAM WHICH WE DONE IN THE PAST TIME AND I’LL TALK A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT FAMILY WENT WITH THE KIDS AND BABY YMCA ON OUR STAFF OUR MASCOT BOOSTER — AND PLAYED A GAME OF FOOTBALL JUST A SHOWCASE YOU CAN PLAY — BASEBALL ANYWHERE ARE YOU NEED IS A FAN OF ALL. AND THIS TIME APRIL ALONE HAS BEEN A CRAZY MONTH I WAS JUST TELLING THEM ALLEY WHO ALSO WORKS WITH ME THE FOUNDATION THIS — THAT THIS HOUSE LIKE APRIL HAS BEEN LIKE A WAR — AND I FEEL LIKE IT’S JUST LIKE IT’S BEEN A REALLY LONG BUT THE WE’VE HAD A LOT OF DIFFERENT — AND EVENTS WE DID OURS OF A COMMUNITY CLEAN UP — FOR WE WENT AROUND THE BALLPARK THERE AROUND THE BALLPARK OR STAND HE SEE THAT PHOTO UP TOP — WENT AROUND AND JUST CLEANED UP LATER IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD AND I MAKE IT THE LIVES IN GERMANTOWN — APRIL TWELFTH WE HAD A PAIN MEDICINE SHOWS WHICH ACT AS A FUND RAISER FOR OUR FOUNDATION AND SO WE HAD A SILENT AUCTION AND WE HAVE SOME HIGH SEASON TICKET HOLDERS AND FANS COME OU- IN PAIN SOME BASEBALL CENTRIC PICTURES — ON APRIL SEVENTEENTH WE HAVE HAPPENED BASED ON NUMBER TWO THAT WAS THE INGLEWOOD ELEMENTARY I HAVE A VIDEO FOR THAT. LET’S HOPE IT CAN WORK — WE’LL SEE BUT ON THAT PROGRAM IS JUST A LOT OF FUN AND I HOPE YOU GET TO SEE IT. PLUS I HAD A PLAYER VISIT MRO CORRODING YOUR CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL — EVANDER BILL AND SO WE WITH THEM EVERY YEAR WE GO WE TAKE OUR PLAYERS ABOUT FOUR TO FIVE TIMES A SEASON AND THAT WAS OUR FIRST — ONE AND THEN ON APRIL TWENTIETH WE HAD OUR TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS OUT TO THE GAME — THREE THE MY PICTURE ONE WITH IT WASN’T ABLE TO MAKE IT BUT EVERY YEAR WE AWARD TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS — LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS GOING TO COLLEGE IN THE FALL I THINK IN THAT PICTURE TO THEM ARE GOING TO UT- AND THEN THAT ONE IS GOING ETS YOU SO FOR THE FIRST TIME I THINK ALMOST ALL OF THE THE SCHOLARS I STAY IN IN OUR STATE WHICH IS KIND OF COOL — SO WHAT WE HAVE LOOKING FOR TWO WEEKS — OUR SERVER EXCITED WITH THE RE BRAND — WITH EVERYTHING THAT’S HAPPENING IN NASHVILLE IN WITH THE TEAM — WE ALWAYS WANT TO LOOK AT WHAT CAN WE DO TO KIND OF MAXIMIZE OUR EFFORTS IN THE COMMUNITY AND KIND OF HOLD TRUE TO THAT LIKE I ROOTS — AND SO WITH THAT WE WERE DOING A POP OF BASEBALL PROGRAM EXPANSION SO IN THE PAST WE’VE DONE IT WITH THE UNIVERSE SALEM INJURY WHICH IS ABOUT A MILE AWAY FROM THE BALL PARK — AND WE WORK WITH THEM AS A COMMUNITY PARTNER WE ARE EXPANDING THE PROGRAM SO WE’RE DOING SIX PAPA BASEBALLS — GAMES THIS YEAR AND FOR US THAT JUST MEANS WE GET OUR OUR STAFF GETS ON BOARD WE HAVE A GREAT TEAM AND A BLUE TEAM — EACH SCHOOL THEY PARTICIPATE TWO KID- SHIRTS FOR THEIR TEAM SO WE’LL HAVE A GREAT TEAM POLLUTING THEY GET THEIR TEE SHIRTS — WE HAVE OUR OWN STAFF AND I PLAY A SERVICE COACHES THE HIRED PITCHER — IN MOST OF THESE KIDS HAVE NEVER PLAYED BASEBALL A DAY IN THEIR LIVES IN SO WEBRING OUT A LITTLE WHILE SAID EACH SCHOOL GETS WITH PAUL SAID MOST T. SHIRTS — AND WE JUST PLAY. THE PLAY GAMING CASES SO RECEPTIVE UNTIL TO LEARNING THINGS THEY DON’T UNDERSTAND AND SO WE HAVE A LOT OF FUN WITH THEIR I. STAFF REALLY GETS INTO IT AND IT JUST. KIND OF HOLD TRUE TO TRYING TO MAKE SURE THEY WERE USING BASEBALL TO IMPACT OUR COMMUNIT. TO ME IS THAT — FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS ARE MIDDLE SCHOOL THIRD AND FOURTH GRADERS — IS WHAT WE’VE BEEN DOING SO WE DID THE FIRST ONE WAS DURING SPRING BREAK SO WE WORK WITH THE SPRING BREAK PROGRAM LIKE THE DAY CAMP- IT BILL THE YMCA AND THEN THIS YEAR — WE WENT TAKING WHAT ELEMENTARY IN MAY WILL BE GOING TO WITH ELEMENTARY A MEMBER OF THE WILL BE JOINING US AND IT’LL BE OUT PLAY BALL MLB PLAY BALL OF MEANT THAT WE USUALLY DO AT THE BALLPARK BUT IT’LL BE A PART OF POP UP BASE. THIS YEAR — AND THEN WE’RE ALSO GOING TO SALVATION ARMY WITH THIS SUMMER CAMP — AND THEN BETHLEHEM CENTERS SUMMER CAMP AND THEN WE’LL IN IT BEING A VISTA WHERE WE STARTED WITH THE. SOURCE OF FREE SIDE ABOUT THAT WILL BE DOING THAT THROUGH AUGUST — ARE FEEL RESTORATION – PROGRAM SO WE HAD THANKS TO FRANK AND ADAM — WE’VE BEEN KIND OF GRANITE THE FUNDS TO BE ABLE TO TRY TO IMPROVE SOME USE FEELS HERE — WHICH IS SOMETHING THAT WE HAVEN’T BEEN ABLE TO DO- WERE IN RECENT YEARS AND WE SAW I MENTIONED HIS FOR A HOSPITAL PROJECT — MLB HAS A NEW PROJECT THIS YEAR CALLED PROJECT REFRES- PARAMEDICAL POWER TOOLS AND SO – THEY CHOSE FIFTEEN TEAMS OUT OF A HUNDRED AND SIXTY TEAMS WE WERE ABLE TO SUBMIT — A LOCAL FEELS SO WE WORKED WITH — RBI REVIVING BASEBALL IN INNER CITIES TO KIND OF FIGURE OUT WHAT FEEL WE WANT TO SUBMIT FOR NASHVILLE — AND THEN WE CHOSE SEVEN OAKS PARK — AND WE WERE SELECTED SO OUT OF A HUNDRED AND SIXTY TEENS — WE ARE ONE OF THOSE TEAMS THAT WILL BE — GIVEN TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS TO THAT PARTNERSHIP — THAT WILL KIND OF MATCH AND AND I’M. RESTORATION WITH THEM WE WENT OUT FOR A SITE VISIT LAST WEEK I GROUNDS CREW IS A KIND OF ON THE GROUND HELPING US WITH ALL OF THE ESSENCE THAT’S NOT MY FORTE. FOR MY EXPERTISE BUT LISTEN FOR EXCITED — REVIVING BASEBALL IN INNER CITIES IS A GREAT PROGRAM IT’S KIND OF BEEN REVIVED OVER THE PAST COUPLE YEARS — DOCTOR TONY MAJORS HAS BEEN KIND OF LIKE AT THE FOREFRONT OF HELPING US WITH THAT BUT WE’RE SUPER EXCITED ABOUT THAT IT’LL BE IN MAY — MAY SIXTEENTH I BELIEVE SO THURSDAY — PLAYER INVOLVEMENT HAS BEEN PHENOMENAL SET ALL TIME HIGH WE’VE HAD PLAYERS THE PLAYERS WHO ARE LOCAL — WILLING TO HELP US OUT WITH THE VIN SO WE HAD AN OFF SEASON WHICH NEVER HAPPENS BECAUSE WE NEVER REALLY HAVE A LOCAL GUY SO THIS BEING VERY — AND JUST THE THE BACKING OF THE RANGERS ORGANIZATION IN GENERAL IT EVEN DOWN TO OUR MANAGER JASON LIVES ALONE WHO REALLY WANT TO BE INVOLVED IN THIS COMMUNITY I WANT TO FIGURE OUT WAYS THAT THEY CAN GET INVOLVED- THAT CURTIS ALREADY WORKS A LOT WITH JDRF HERE — BECAUSE HE’S A HENDERSONVILLE NATURAL NATIVE I MISS A WORD SUPER EXCITED ABOUT- WHAT THAT WILL LOOK LIKE FOR US WE HAVE AN EVENT THIS FRIDAY — WITH HOTEL MICHAEL OF NASHVILLE SO WE DO — CLINIC WITH KIDS WHO ARE HEARING IMPAIRED EVERY YEAR SO THIS THIS FRIDAY WILL HAVE DONE. THAT AND IT HAS BEEN NO ISSUE GETTING THEM TO SIGN UP IN THE HUNDRED AND FORTY EIGHT SEASON AND KNOWING THAT THEY DIDN’T GET LIKE. I DON’T KNOW THREE OFF DAYS AND THAT THEY ARE WILLING TO SPEND THEIR MORNINGS WITH US DOING THINGS LIKE THAT — THIS SPEAKS A LOT TO OUR CLUBHOUSE AND WE’RE SUPER EXCITED. AND THEN WE HAVE OUR JERSEY OPTIONS THAT WE DO EVERY YEAR SO THIS YEAR WE WILL BE OPTION OFF THREE JERSEYS AND SO IT’S KIND OF UNIQUE TO MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL WILL HAVE. THREE SPECIALTY JERSEYS — WITH UNIQUE DESIGNS THAT I PLAY IS AWARE AND THEY’RE THE ONLY ONES THAT ARE MADE SO THAT’S THE ONLY WAY YOU CAN PURCHASE THEM. AND WE PARTNER WITH NON PROFITS SO WE HAVE STAR WARS IS WHICH IS OUR FIRST ONE COMING UP MAY THIRTY FIRST AND JUNE FIRST SO HAVE A UNIQUE STAR WARS. BENEFITING MAKE A WISH MIDDLE TENNESSEE — PARADISE AT THE PARK — WHICH STRATEGIC HOSPITALITY ON IT’LL BE BENEFITING ROOM IN THE HAND — AND THEN ARE WE UNDER THE ACTION WILL BENEFIT THE NATURAL SOUNDS FOUNDATIONS ARE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT THAT — AND I AM GOING TO ATTEMPT TO SHOW YOU A POP OF BASEBALL VIDEO MAYBE IT’LL WORK BETTER THAN THE FIRST — ONE AND THEN I’LL OPEN IT UP FOR YOU GUYS HAVE ANY QUESTIONS FOR ME – SO THAT’S JUST A LITTLE SNIPPET OF POP A BASEBALL AND I GREW UP IN ISRAEL BORN AND RAISED NEVER WENT TO A SOUND GAME TIME WORKED HERE WHICH IS A RARITY MOST PEOPLE HAVE — BUT BASEBALL HERE WE CAN HAVE THAT THE BREAK IN BETWEEN I’M KINDA MIDDLE SCHOOL AGE — KIDS WHO JUST ARE ABLE TO PLAY BECAUSE MIDDLE SCHOOLS DON’T HAVE TEAMS — NATIONALS KIND OF FEEL POOR SO THERE AREN’T A BUNCH OF PLAYABLE FIELDS FILLED WITH LIGHTS WHERE KIDS CAN PLAY — ONCE IT GETS DARK AND SO POP A BASEBALL IS REALLY IMPORTANT TO ME BECAUSE IT WOULD BE JUST TEACHES THOSE SKILLS AND JUST BEING ABLE TO TALK ABOUT BASEBALL — IN AN EDUCATED WAY WHICH I DON’T THINK I COULD DO BEFORE I STARTED WORKING FOR THE SOUNDS I TOOK A CHANCE ON YOU WHEN YOU SO.& REALLY APPRECIATE THEM — AND NOW IF YOU GUYS HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. SO I HAVE A QUESTION ON THE SCHOLARSHIP. SO YOU GET THREE ANNUALLY. WE GET FOUR FOUR WAS THE CRITERIA AND WHERE DO YOU GET THE APPLE OF APPLICANTS HOW TO HOW TO CHILDREN KNOW ABOUT. SO WE CONTACT ALL OF OUR LIKE SCHOOL COUNSELORS IN PRINCIPLE SO WE’LL SEND OUT THE APPLICATION — WE DO A PRESS RELEASE TODAY ANNOUNCED A SCHOLARSHIP AROUND NOVEMBER AND THEN APPLICATION DEADLINE IS IN FEBRUARY SO THIS YEAR WE HAD OVER A HUNDRED AND THIRTY APPLICANTS WHICH IS THE MOST WE HAD TODAY — STUDENTS HAVE. TO THEIR TRANSCRIPT THEY HAVE TO WRITE — AT TWO TO THREE PAGE ESSAY ON A SPECIFIC PRODUCT THAT CHANGES EACH YEAR — AND THEN THEY HAVE TO PROVIDE TO IT AS A RECOMMENDATION FROM A TEACHER OR COACH YOU DON’T HAVE TO PLAY BASEBALL OR SOFTBALL OR ANY SPORT — THEY JUST HAVE TO BE GOING TO COLLEGE IN THE FALL TO A FOUR YEAR — INSTITUTION AND THIS IS OUR FOURTH YEAR AWARD IN THE OFFICE SO THAT METRO IS IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE MIDDLE TENNESSEE. HERE A QUESTION. YEAH I’M GONNA FORCE. SEVEN HOURS — PART — THAT WAS ON SALE RESTORATION. WE HAVE AN IDEA YET SO WE SO RB. REVIVING BASEBALL IN INNER CITIES USES THAT FIELD AND SO THEY HAD ALREADY BEEN ASKING US ABOUT POTENTIAL FEELS THAT WE COULD HELP RENOVATE THINGS THAT THEY NEEDED. SO WE SAT DOWN WITH THEM AND THEY SENT US A BUNCH OF DIFFERENT FEELS SO THEY SAYING CAME REEGE — SEVENOAKS HOME AND WE JUST WENT AMONG SIZE SALES DECIDED WHICH FIELD HAD THE MOST NEED AND THE SEVEN OAKS PARK FEEL HAD THE MOST ME FOR WHAT WE WERE DOING IT FOR FOR YOUTH BASEBALL. SPORTS IN GENERAL THESE — OTHER PARTS OF THE VALLEY THE LATE SENATOR QUARTERS. NOW SO THIS CAME DIRECTLY THROUGH OUR BE YEAH SO RBIS KIND OF OUR OUR MIDDLE MAN THAT TALKS TO THE PARK THING KIND OF THAT’S WHO THEY PLAY WITH THE PAST TWO YEARS AND THAT THOSE FIELDS HAVE LIGHTS. TO WHICH MAKE THEM A LOT MORE ACCESSIBLE USABLE I’M FOR THEM AND THEY EVENTUALLY WANT TO GET TO A PLACE WHERE THEY CAN — HOST LARGER RB AT TOURNAMENTS AND I’M HERE AND SO HOPEFULLY THIS CAN KIND OF HELP TOYS GET IN THAT GOAL ACCOMPLISHED. ALL RIGHT THANK YOU YEAH THANK YOU TO SEE IF YOU [inaudible] YEAH [inaudible] IN. ONE GOOD MORNING SIR. SCHOOL FOR THE NATIONAL SOUNDS VICE PRESIDENT OPERATIONS GOOD TO SEE YOU GUYS HERE AGAIN — JUST GONNA GO OVER SO A FEW THINGS ABOUT THE TEAMS THAT I MENTIONED AND THEN TALK ABOUT SOME OF THE EVENTS THAT WE HAVE WE’VE ALREADY HOSTED THIS YEAR AND THEN WE HAVE COMING UP THROUGHOUT THE REST OF THE YEAR- ADAM HAD ON THE SCENE A LITTLE BIT — FIRST YEARS TEXAS RANGERS THE RANGERS. SORRY ARE IN REBUILDING MODE WHICH MEANS THAT THE MAJOR LEAGUE LEVEL THEY ARE — THEY HAD SOME OLDER PLAYERS — THEY’RE TRYING TO BECOME YOUNGER AND GET BETTER THEY’RE OPENING A NEW BALLPARK NEXT YEAR SO WHENEVER YOU OPEN A NEW BALLPARK IN THE BIG LEAGUE LEVEL YOU WANT TO MAKE A BIG IMPACT. SO THIS IS KIND OF A TRANSITION YEAR FOR THEM. WHAT THAT TYPICALLY MEANS FOR MINOR LEAGUES ESPECIALLY TRIPLE A IS YOU HAVE A LOT OF — MOVEMENT BETWEEN THE MAJOR LEAGUE TEAM IN THE MINOR LEAGUE TEAM OUR ROSTER IS TWENTY FIVE PLAYERS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. WERE I DON’T KNOW. TWO THREE WEEKS INTO THE SEASON AT THIS POINT. WE’VE ALREADY SAID SIX GUYS THE BIG LEAGUE SO QUARTER OF OUR ROSTER IS ALREADY GONE SO TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE OF YOU KNOW IT’S TOUGH ON OUR COACHING STAFF BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO MANAGE PLAYERS AS THEY COME UP AND DOW. BUT THEIR LINE UP CHANGES JUST ABOUT EVERY DAY WE’VE HAD I THINK TWENTY EIGHT TRANSACTION SO MORE THAN ONE A DAY ALREADY IN THE SEASON — A LOT OF THAT IS DUE TO INJURY NEEDED THE MAJOR LEAGUE LEVEL SOMEBODY GETS HURT THEY’RE GONNA CALL FOM OUR DEPTH. IT COULD BE PERFORMANCE RELATED WHERE OUR GUYS ARE DOING WELL THERE GUYS AREN’T SO YOU KNOW SWITCH THOSE GUYS OUT SO. THAT’S TYPICAL I THINK LAST YEAR WE HAD A HUNDRED FOURTY FOUR TRANSACTIONS — AND AND I FEEL LIKE EVERY YEARS BASEBALL GOES ON AND ON THERE’S THERE’S MORE MORE MOVEMENT JUST BECAUSE THEY WANT. TO DO IS AS WELL SO I CAN’T THE MAJOR LEAGUE LEVEL SO — HOPE THAT MAYBE ADDRESSES SOME OF YOUR QUESTIONS ADAM MENTION WE HAVE A COUPLE LOCAL GUYS TIM DEALERS WHO HE MENTIONS THAT IS A WONDERFUL SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOW THESE. KIND OF A HIS PICTURE IS ALSO GREAT MARKETING ASSET NOT ONLY FOR THE SOUNDS BUT FOR THE GAME OF BASEBALL IN GENERAL IF YOU GUYS. HAVE YOU KNOW HE PUTS ON A VIDEO OR SOMETHING JUST ABOUT EVERY DAY IF YOU GET A MINUTE MORE TO FOLLOW HIM ON TWITTER IS THE STUFF THAT HE PUTS TOGETHER WITH HIS TEAMMATES AND YOU’LL SEE BOOSTER PRICEY. A LOT OF OUR FRONT OFFICE STAFF INVOLVED WITH HIM THIS YEAR IT’S IT’S REALLY COOL INSIDE TO SEE. AND THEN ZAC CURTIS HAVING A KID THAT THEY GREW UP HERE AND AND COMES TO PLAY FOR THE SOUNDS. THAT RARELY HAPPENS FOR US JUST THE WAY BASEBALL WORKS WE CAN’T PICK OUR PLAYERS ARE SIGNED TO US BUT TO HAVE SOMEBODY THEY GREW UP HERE AND WENT TO HIGH SCHOOL HERE IN COLLEGE HERE NOW GETS TO PLAY HERE — AND AND BRING ALL HIS FRIENDS AND FAMILY OUT — THAT’S ALWAYS EXCITING FOR US TO HAVE — ALARM OR MANAGER WANT TO TOUCH ON THIS JASON WOULD HAVE DESTINY MENTIO. HE HE’S A FORMER SOUNDS PLAYER SO THAT’S ANOTHER RARITY THIS IS ONLY THE SECOND TIME IN FORTY TWO YEARS OF THE SOUNDS WERE WE’VE HAD A FORMER SOUNDS PLAYE. COME BACK AND MANAGE THE TEAM HE PLAYED HERE IN. TWO THOUSAND AND ONE AND NOW HE’S OUR NEW MANAGER SO THAT’S IT’S EXCITING FOR HIM IT’S BEEN GOOD TO TALK TO HIM OBVIOUSLY HE PLAYED BACK IN THE GROOVE STADIUM DAYS WHICH IS OF A MUCH DIFFERENT ERA OF NATIONAL SOUNDS BASEBALL BUT HE’S EXCITED TO BE BACK IN NASHVILLE. AND HE’S ALREADY BEEN A GREAT ASSET TO OUR COMMUNITY WE LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING HIM BE KIND OF THE FACE OF THE FRANCHISE OUT THERE FOR SEE SHE’S DONE A GREAT JOB — FEW THINGS OF THESE UNIFORMS ADAM MENTION WE SAW ON THE VIDEO EARLIER BUT JUST A STILL OF WE’VE GOT FORTY UNIFORMS ARE SO HOME Y. WITH NASH ON IT THE ROAD GRAY. RED ALTERNATE WAS SOUNDS IN THE NAVY ALTERNATE. PLAYERS OF LOVE THESE THINGS SO FOR YOU SO MUCH THE FANS TALK ABOUT HIM BUT IT’S IT’S ALWAYS EXCITING FOR US YOU KNOW WE WE PUT A LOT OF TIME AND EFFORT INTO. TO PUTTING TOGETHER NEW THEMES AND BRANDING BUT THEN WHEN THE PLAYERS COMMAND AND AND PUT THE STUFF ON A REALLY PROUD TO WEAR NOT ONLY BECAUSE WE’RE REPRESENTING NATIONAL BECAUSE THE THE LOOK OF IT — THAT MAKES IT — BE MORE FULFILLING FOR ALL OF US. AND THEN THIS IS JUST A SHOT OF RANGERS OUTFIELDER HUNTER PENCE WHO’S PROBABLY THERE MOST DECORATED NAME THAT MOST PEOPLE KNOW HE’S WORLD SERIES WINNER FROM FROM EARLY IN HIS CAREER. AT OUR GAME AND HE WAS HE WAS A GREAT STORY A LOT OF THE RANGERS GUY SPENT A GOOD AMOUNT OF TIME SIGNING FOR KIDS AND AND AS I MENTIONED THE WEATHER WASN’T IDEAL ON THAT DAY WE FOUGHT THE RAIN DELAY. BUT THE PLAYERS DID THE BEST THEY COULD TO MAKE IT WORTHWHILE FOR THE FANS WHICH WAS — WITH YOU KNOW THAT THAT’S ALL WE CAN ASK FOR THE SITUATIONS AS WE TR. TO CONTINUE TO GROW THAT THE BASEBALL AND NATIONAL — SOME PAST EVENTS THAT WE HAD THIS YEAR — WE STARTED UP IN FEBRUARY AND YOU HEAR A LITTLE MORE FROM JAMES SHORTLY I NATIONAL SOCCER CLUB AT OUR FIRST OF THEM WAS ON FEBRUARY TWENTY SECOND — AS WE’VE DONE THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS WE HOSTED TO VANDERBILT BASEBALL GAMES HERE AND AT THE TIME OF THEIR STILL TOP TEN BUT THEY WERE THE NUMBER ONE RANKED TEAM WHEN THEY PLAYED HERE. THEY PLAY BELT BELMONT AND LIPSCOMB — THOSE ARE ALWAYS FUN RIVALRIES. WE HAVE THE RANGERS SOUNDS GAME THAT ADAM TALKED ABOUT. HOW HIS TO ANNUAL MEET THE TEAM DINNER FOR SEASON TICKET MEMBERS AND — SPONSORS THAT WE HOST THAT RIGHT HERE IN THE CLUB LOUNGE DURING THE FIRST WEEK WHEN THE TEAM REPORTS THE TOWN THAT’S ALWAYS. A FUN EVENT. OPENING DAY WAS APRIL FOURTH SO WERE YOU KNOW THREE FOUR WEEKS AWAY FROM THAT AND THEN YESTERDAY THIS WEEKEND. WE TALKED ABOUT THE MARATHON EARLIER BUT ONE OF THE COOL PERKS OF OF MERS ON A NATIONAL THEY RUN THROUGH THE BALL PARK RIGHT AROUND THE WARNING TRACK IN THE PICTURE UP ON THE THE SCOREBOARD ANY PICTURES THAT YET BUT THAT’S ALWAYS A FUN THE FUN PART OF OF THAT. MARATHON ANOTHER WAY TO HELP MAKE IT UNIQUE IN NATIONAL. SOME UPCOMING THINGS WE WE TALKED ABOUT BETWEEN SOCCER AND BASEBALL WE’VE GOT ALMOST NINETY EVENTS — OR HOSTINGA COUPLE OF PROOF FESTIVALS HERE AT THE BALLPARK — I PUT UP THE MLB UMPIRE CLINIC UNFORTUNATELY CHUCK ISN’T HERE TODAY BUT HE DESERVES A LOT OF CREDIT HE’S A WONDERFUL STEWARD FOR THE GAME OF BASEBALL. AND WE’RE IN OUR FIFTH SEASON AT THIS BALLPARK SINCE IT OPENED HE’S BEEN PUSHING HIS FRIENDS A MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL HOST AS MANY EVENTS HERE IS I CAN’T. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL HOST TO CLINIC SO YOU’RE ONE OF THE MAJOR LEAGUE PARK AND WANTED A MINOR LEAGUE PARK AND THEY SELECTED NASHVILLE SO JUST ANOTHER. WE’VE BEEN TALKING ALL MEETING ABOUT HOW BIG EVENTS TO COME TO NASHVILLE THIS ISN’T A HUGE EVENT ANY STRETCH BUT THE FACT THAT OF THE HUNDRED SIXTY MINOR LEAGUE TEAMS. MILEY BASEBALL PICKED US WHAT THEY DO IS THEY BRING IN A BUNCH OF FORMER UMPIRES A COUPLE CURRENT SUPERVISORS — AND THEY INVITE IT’S A FREE CLINIC ANY EMPIRES THAT ARE IN THE AREA THEY CAN DRIVE FROM WHATEVER STATE THEY WANNA COME FROM — AND IT’S IT’S FREE IN A WAY FOR GUYS TO GET BETTER AT THEIR TRADE OF PEOPLE THAT ARE CURRENT EMPIRE SO JUST WANT TO BE A BETTER HIGH SCHOOL ON OR IF IT’S SOMEBODY THAT’S A YOUNG KID IT. TAKES MAYBE I WANT TO BE A A MAJOR LEAGUE UMPIRE SOMEDAY WAY TO KIND OF GET SOME FEEDBACK FROM THEM SO WE’RE HOSTING THAT ON THE MORNING OF OF GAME DAY HERE AT THE BALLPARK WHICH WOULD BE A FUN UNIQUE EVENT THAT. WE DON’T GET TO DO TOO OFTEN. AND LASTLY THE GLOW LIGHTS FESTIVAL AND I MENTIONED EARLIER I’VE GOT A SLIDE HERE SO. THIS IS AN EVENT THAT — WITH ANOTHER COMPANY ON IT’LL START RIGHT AROUND TANKSGIVING AND GO THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR. THEY’LL HAVE OVER I THINK FOR FOUR MILLION FIVE MILLION LIGHTS OR SOMETHING A BUNCH OF STRUCTURES THEY DID A SMALL PHOTO SHOULD NOT TOO LONG AGO — THERE WILL BE AN ICE SKATING RINK ON THE FIELD THERE’S GOING TO BE A SNOW TUBING THING THERE’S A VISIT WITH SANTA. ALL KIND OF WINTER THEME STUFF YOU CAN WALK IN AND BE OPEN EVERY NIGHT — THE FEATURE OF IT’LL BE A HUNDRED FOOT PLUS TALL CHRISTMAS TREE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DAY AND FEEL THAT. AS ADAM SAID THERE WERE THERE WAS ONE IN SEATTLE THIS YEAR THAT WAS REALLY SUCCESSFUL I THINK THERE’S GONNA BE MORE MORE THINGS LIKE THIS POPPING UP — IN BASEBALL PARKS OR HAPPEN. TO BE A PART OF THAT THEY’RE ANNOUNCING IN JULY SO I THINK WE HOST NEXT TIME IN AUGUST SO BY THEN WE’LL HAVE SOME MORE STUFF TO SHOW YOU BUT WORKS CITED HOSTED AND THEY’RE EXCITED TO HAVE IT HERE SO — BUT THAT’S THAT’S THE RECAP FOR THE EVENT SITE FOR US — ANY QUESTIONS ON ANY OF THAT. WE TOOK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT CHANGING THE FILLED OUT — TO ARE YOU A SALTY SURE YEAH. YEAH WE IT’S IT AND HOW OFTEN OR IS THERE I THINK THERE ARE GOING TO BE A TOTAL CHANGE OVERS THIS YEAR SO BASICALLY. WILL HAVE SEVEN OR EIGHT STRAIGHT BASEBALL GAMES AND THEN THE TEAM WILL GO ON THE ROAD FOR SEVEN OR EIGHT DAYS DURING THAT TIME. SOCCER WILL HOST ONE OR TWO GAMES AND SO BASICALLY THE MORNING AFTER WEEK WRAP UP A HOME STAND. THERE’S A BIG FIELD CREW THAT WITH OUR GROUNDS KEEPERS AND YOU KNOW TAKES ON THE PITCHING MOUN. PUT SIDE OVER BASICALLY ALL OF OUR INFIELD AND THEN THEY’LL YOU KNOW GET THAT PLACE IN A DAY OR TWO AND THEN THE HOST THEIR GAMES AND THEN AS SOON AS THEIR LAST GAMES OVER. SAME CREW COMES IN TEARS EVERYTHING OUT GETS A BACK READY FOR BASEBALL SO. IT’S A LOT OF WORK — I THINK LAST YEAR WE SHOW TIME LAPSE VIDEO CAN MAYBE BRING THAT AGAIN NEXT YEAR AND NEXT TIME IF YOU GUYS WANT TO SEE IT FOR THOSE THAT HAVEN’T — IT’S YOU KNOW THAT’S A LOT OF WORK IN ITS IT’S WE MAKE IT WORK. BUT I THINK IT’S JUST IMPRESSIV. HOW MANY DIFFERENT WAYS YOU’RE? BEING INNOVATIVE AND USING THIS FACILITY. FOR SOCCER AND COMMUNITY EVENTS THIS IS TO BE COMMENDED AND AS I MENTIONED EARLIER I MEAN THE GOAL THIS YEAR WILL PRY HAVE WAY MORE PEOPLE THAN WE’VE EVER HAD IN YOUR BETWEEN ALL THESE EVENTS AND AND I THINK THAT’S A GOAL YOU HEARD ALL THE FACILITY PARTNERS TALK. ABOUT IT WE JUST WERE ALWAYS BUSIER AND BUSIER I THINK IT’S A TESTAMENT TO TO NASHVILLE JUST BEING A GREAT SPOT FOR PEOPLE TO COME AND VISIT IN JOINT FINAL BETS. HOPEFULLY WE’LL HAVE SOME BETTER WEATHER WEATHER COMING UP FOR YEAH HOPEFULLY NO MOTHER NATURE IS NOT ON OUR SIDE AND STUFF HELLO THAT’S THAT’S PART OF PLAYING BASEBALL. ANY OTHER QUESTIONS. SO NO OTHER QUESTIONS AND BRING UP THE JAMES CANNON FROM NATIONAL SOCCER CLUB EVERY GET KIND OF A RECAP OF WHAT THEY’RE DOING [inaudible] THANK YOU. WE CAN’T THINK THE ORGANIZATIONS HERE IN THIS ROOM BOTH THE SOUNDS BETTER SPORTS AUTHORITY THE TIE INS FOR BEING AN SO HOSPITABLE TO US WERE EXCITING – TO CONTINUE TO BUILD OUR TEAM AND AS A TENANT HERE AT THE PARK WE WE HAD A VERY EXCITING YEARS YOU CAN SEE THIS IS A AN IMAGE FROM WE LAUNCHED OUR MLS BRAND EARLIER ON FEBRUARY TWENTIETH IN BETWEEN THE FOLKS THAT WE WERE ABLE TO FIT INTO. MARATHON MUSIC WORKS OUR TV PARTNER AND SINCLAIR BROADCASTING WE HAD OVER FIFTY THOUSAND PEOPLE TUNE IN OR ATTEND — IN THE BUILDING THAT WAS ABOUT FIFTEEN HUNDRED SO WE WE WE LOVE THE SUPPORT THAT WE SEE FROM THE THE FANS. THE SUPPORT THAT WE GET FROM ADAM DOUG FRANK WARD IN THE SOUNDS AND STEVEN WITH THE TITANS ORGANIZATION SO WE’RE EXCITED TO BE HERE AND CONTINUE TO GROW — YOU KNOW THIS YEAR ALONG WITH LAUNCH IN OUR BRAND – SOMETHING THAT WE IF YOU HAVEN’T HEARD US TALKING ABOUT IT WE’RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT ALREADY IS WE’RE TALKING ABOUT THE CORE VALUES ON WHICH WE’RE GOING TO BUILD A TEAM. AND THE AND THE SOCCER COMMUNITY WE TAKE THE THE MONIKER OF BEING THE GLOBAL GAME SERIOUSLY AND WE WANT TO APPEAL TO EVERYBODY. SO AS YOU LOOK AT THAT WE’RE BUILDING A CLUB BASED ON AMBITION AUTHENTICITY SOMETHING THAT WE REALLY REALLY FEEL A LOT HERE IN NASHVILLE IS JUST THE AUTHENTIC LOCAL NASHVILLE VIBE. COMMUNITY CREATIVITY INCLUSIVITY AND INTEGRITY SO THAT’S BEEN SOMETHING ALONG WITH LAUNCH IN OUR BRAND WE’RE WE’RE WANTING TO LIVE UP TO AND DO MORE THAN JUST WORDS AND BRING TO LIFE AND OUR ACTIONS AND HOW WE’RE BUILDING THE FAN BASE. OUR FRONT OFFICE STAFF AND HOW WE’RE GETTING OUR ORGANIZATION OUT INTO THE COMMUNITY — WE ALSO SHOWED SOME — NICE SHINY PICTURES OF WHAT RON AND THE THE TEAM OVER THERE IS WORKING ON A WHAT WE CAN ANTICIPATE THE THE FUTURE STADIUM TO LOOK LIKE — AS MUCH AS WE LOVE BEING EVERYBODY’S TENANT WE DON’T INTEND TO BOTHER YOU ALL TOO LONG. BUT BUT WE ARE SURE SURE GRATEFUL FOR THE HOSPITALITY SO WE’RE LOOK WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING THIS PROJECT CONTINUE TO PROGRESS BUT TO MATTERS AT HAND. AS DOUG MENTIONED WE’RE VERY EXCITED ABOUT THE SIXTEEN GAMES THAT WE HAVE SCHEDULED HERE THIS YEAR AS YOU CAN SEE WE’VE ALREADY GOT. FOR WITH RESULTS THERE AND THE BIGGEST ADVERSARY IN ALL OF THESE — AS YOU GUYS HAVE IDENTIFIED WAS OF MOTHER NATURE WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD — TO START TIME WITH MAYBE — SIXTY FIVE PLUS SUNNY WEATHER WE THINK THAT’LL BE GREAT FOR ATTENDANCE BUT WE WE WERE GREAT FOR THE FANS THAT WE’VE WE’VE ATTENDANCE OF RIGHT AROUND SIXTY FIVE HUNDRED COMING OUT IN SPITE OF THE WEATHER WE WE ANTICIPATE THAT GOING UP WE WILL ANNOUNCE VERY SHORTLY A COUPLE GAMES WILL BE PLAYED OVER IT NISSAN STADIU. THAT — WE PUSH THOSE GAMES WHERE LAST YEAR WE PLAYED THEM EARLY ON IN OUR SCHEDULE WE PUSH THOSE BACK — WHAT WE WANT TO DO IS SINCE WE WILL BE PLAYING OVER THERE FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS WE’RE GOING TO TREAT THAT? AS AN MLS SEATING PREVIEW FOR FANS SHOULD DON’T TELL THEM YET THAT SUPPORT PUBLIC WELL I GUESS WE ARE SORT OF PUBLIC THE HERE COMES FOLKS. SO — SO WE’LL BE TO TREATING THOSE OUT THERE IS AN OPPORTUNITY SO WE’LL BE ANNOUNCING THAT SHORTLY SO THAT PEOPLE CAN GET A PREVIEW OF WHERE THEIR SEATS WOULD BE FOR THE YEARS THAT WE LIVE AT NISSAN STADIUM. STADIUM PRIOR TO MAKING IT OVER TO THE TO THE TO THE FINAL VENUE OVER THE FAIRGROUNDS SO WE’RE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT THE ISSUE THE OPPORTUNITY WE HAVE — TO GIVE FANS A GREAT EXPERIENCE HERE AT THIS BALL PARK LOOKING FORWARD AND TO THE DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES THAT WE CAN — BRING SO IS WAYS WE LOOK TO LIVE THOSE VALUES AND SEE HOW WE CAN MAKE SOCCER MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND BE AN AGENT FOR CHANGE IN THE COMMUNITY. THERE’S BEEN A COUPLE OPPORTUNITIES THIS YEAR THAT WE WANTED TO SHARE — AN INITIATIVE THAT’S BEEN IMPORTANT TO US HAS BEEN UP AUTISM IS SOMETHING THAT WE’VE SUPPORTED SINCE I’VE BEEN A PART OF THE CLUB FOR THE LAST THREE SEASONS. AND THAT WE TOOK ADVANTAGE ISSUE TO ACTUALLY GET THE ARTISTIC COMMUNITY INVOLVED IN THE GAME NOT JUST RAISE AWARENESS FOR IT BUT THERE’S A REAL GAP FROM. CHILDHOOD AUTISM TO ADULT WITH HOSPITALS WITH AUTISM WHERE THEY THEY THEY KIND OF FALL INTO — YOU KNOW THERE’S THERE’S NOT SOMETHING SET UP FOR THEM SO WE PARTNERED WITH AN ORGANIZATION ON THE AVENUE. WHOSE WORK PROACTIVELY TO EMPLOY FOLKS LIVING WITH AUTISM WHO REALLY GREAT INDIVIDUAL VERY CREATIVE AND INCORPORATE THEM INTO OUR GAME DAY PRODUCTION SO WHAT YOU’LL SEE IS THAT OUR TEAM WORKED WITH ONE OF THEIR DESIGNERS — TO DIGITIZE A CARTOON THAT HE MADE OF ONE OF OUR MARQUEE IMAGES AS A TEAM WE MADE THAT AVAILABLE ON SHIRTS THAT — THE SALES OF WHICH WENT BACK TO BENEFIT THAT ARTIST INDIVIDUALLY AND THIS ORGANIZATION THAT’S WORKING EMPLOYEE — FOLKS WITH AUTISM IN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES WE ALSO WORKED WITH A COUPLE OF INDIVIDUALS THAT THEY HAVE IN THIS ORGANIZATION THAT DO A ROUTINE PODCAST. AND OUR PERSONALITIES ON AIR AND SO WE INCORPORATE THEM INTO OUR DAVE GAME BROADCASTS TO TO GET THEM A LITTLE BIT OF EXPERIENCE AND EXPOSURE FOR THE CAUSE. SO SHARE THIS WITH YOU HERE. AS YOU’VE MENTIONED IS AUTISM AWARENESS NIGHT HERE AT FIRST IN THE C. PARK AND I DO HAVE A VERY SPECIAL SO I THINK WE’RE BECOMING FAST FRIENDS. IT’S NOT SERVER HE WORKED ON THE AVENUE A PROGRAM FOUNDED BY TOM WATER THAT HELP. ADULTS WITH AUTISM GET A CHANCE IN THE WORKPLACE. IS YOUR FAVORITE PLAYER. ON THE NATIONAL [inaudible] LEAVE — WE BOTH HAVE BIG HEARTS WE BOTH WANT TO MAKE. HE WANTS TO MAKE CHANGE [inaudible] COM. FROM THEN. I WANT TO MAKE CHANGES IN AUTISM AND OTHER PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND THAT’S SOMETHING WE BOTH SHARE. DO YOU WANT TO DO MY JOB FOR A SECOND AND TAKE A BREAK. WE’LL BE RIGHT BACK WITH MORE . SO THAT WAS A REALLY GREAT INITIATIVE THAT WE WERE ABLE TO MAKE — AVAILABLE TO THE TO THE TO THAT GROUP ANOTHER GROUP THAT WE’VE BEEN WORKING WITH IS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TENNESSEE STATE SOCCER ASSOCIATION WE BELIEVE THAT IS THE GLOBAL GAME WE CAN MAKE AN IMPACT ON UNDER SERVED AND IMPOVERISHED AREAS THE IT COMMUNITY SO WITH THEM WE’VE — THE STREET SOCCER IS KIND OF FUNNY IT’S A THING HERE IN THE STATES WHERE IT’S REFERRED TO HIS STREET SOCCER. EVERYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD IS JUST REFER TO THESE KINDS OF SOCCER BECAUSE THAT’S HOW YOU PLAY IT IS WHERE YOU CAN FIND A PLACE TO DO IT SO WE WE’VE TAKEN STREET SOCCER WE’VE LOOKED TO IDENTIFY — YOU KNOW I SCHOOLS IN AN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES THEY’RE LOOKING FOR PROGRAMMING AND WE TAKE OUR PLAYERS IN FOR AN AFTERNOON. AND WE TEACH THEM THE VALUES THAT WE’RE LOOKING AT THAT WE’V- BASED ORGANIZATION ON THE DISCIPLINE OF TRAINING AND WE GET HIM INVOLVED WITH A LITTLE BIT OF SOCCER AND WE EVERYBODY LEAVES WITH SOMETHING AUTHENTIC FROM THE TEAM. THEY GET TO MEET A PROFESSIONAL SOCCER PLAYER AND THE SMILES PRETTY MUCH TELL THE STORY. THE LIST WE CAME OUT — TO IMPACTED. THIS. IS A BLACK. THESE GUYS BACK. FACES HUGE IN OUR HEARTS. THIS IS A GREAT SO WE TRY TO DO. NINE KIDS CAN. COME OUT AND PLAY WITH YOU. THEIR DREAMS YOU KNOW WHATEVER IT IS. I WAS — JUST SUCH SUCH A GLASS AND THE KID’S FACES ARE. THEY CAN GO ON AND FOLLOW THEIR DREAMS. IF SOMEONE IS ABLE. TO REQUESTED AT SOME. THE NAME OF THE PROGRAM IS APTLY NAME IMPACT IT’S SOMETHING THAT WILL CONTINUE TO DO IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TENNESSEE STATE SOCCER ASSOCIATION SO. IF ANY OF YOU AWARE OF SCHOOLS THAT MIGHT BE — YOU LOSE SOMEBODY WE OUGHT TO CONSIDER OF FOR RECIPIENT OF BEEN FISHER FOR THIS TYPE OF PROGRAM WHERE — WE’RE LOOKING TO GET OUT TO AS MANY OF THOSE EVENTS AS WE POSSIBLY CAN WHAT’S THE QUALIFICATION CRITERIA. YOU KNOW WE REALLY IT’S A MATTER OF PLAYER AVAILABILITY WE TRY TO BOOK THOSE OUT AS AS IT WE TRY TO KEEP THEM WITHIN A RADIUS THAT’S TRAVEL DURING THE SEASON THE THE PLAYERS HAVE A PRETTY STRICT A TRAINING REGIMEN ROUTINE. SO ANYTHING REALLY — I’D SAY MURFREESBORO TO CLARKSVILLE WE’VE WE’VE LOOKED FOR OPPORTUNITIES TO FIT IN OUR SCHEDULING GET OUT THERE WE REALLY WE NEED A CHAMPION ON THE OTHER SIDE THEY CAN HELP MAKE THAT CONNECTION TO THE INSTITUTION. AND HELP US GET THE SCHEDULING DOWN AND ONCE W’VE GOT THAT IT’S IT’S A MATTER OF JUST PUT IT ALL TOGETHER — LESS FORMAL SHARE TODAY IS A SPECIAL IMPACTS ANOTHER SOMETHING THAT WE’VE BEEN EXCITED TO SPECIAL OLYMPIC- IS WE COULD MOVE TO MLS — IT IS IS THERE’S A THERE’S A PROGRAM FOR THE UNIFIED GAME WHERE MOLEST TEAMS AND THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS CREATE A UNIFIED TEAM AND THEY THEY THEY COMPETE TOGETHER. AND SO — THE IS WE LEAD UP TO THAT WE WORKED THE ISSUE WITH ADAM — MAKING THE CEO OF SPECIAL EFFECTS OF TENNESSEE THEY WANTED TO START A SOCCER PROGRAM SO WE THEY WENT OUT ON THEIR OWN PUT TOGETHER THE INFRASTRUCTURE ABLE TO TRACK. FORTY PARTICIPANTS ABOUT — HALF OF THEM ARE BETWEEN THE AGE OF EIGHT YEAR OLD AND TEENS THE OTHER HALF OR ADULTS AND SO YOU CAN IMAGINE PUTTING TOGETHER ANY SPORTING AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE THAT THE THE THE LEVEL OF A PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IS THAT DIVERSIFIED. WE’VE HAD A GREAT TIME WORKING WITH THESE FORTY INDIVIDUALS FOR A FIVE WEEK PROGRAM TO BEGIN FIRST WE NEED IT WE CAN APRIL IT’LL CULMINATE TOMORROW IS THE FINALE. AND WE’VE BEEN ABLE TO TAKE OUR PLAYERS OUT THERE BE PART OF THAT AGAIN MAKE SURE THAT EACH PARTICIPANT IS REWARDED WITH SOMETHING AUTHENTIC FROM THE TEAM. AS WELL AS TICKETS TO COME OUT AND SEE A GAME SO THIS IS A LITTLE BIT OF WHAT WE’VE DONE HERE WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS . ANOTHER GREAT INITIATIVE THAT — HOPE AND YOU KNOW DOUG DOUG DOUBLE MAKE SURE THAT WE HEAR MINDS MAYBE THE ASTERISK WE’VE PUT ON A BIG JOINTLY WERE WORKING TO HOPEFULLY I JUST WITH ONE OF THE LARGEST HISPANIC SOCCER LEAGUES — IN ORDER TO USE INTEGRATION WITH THAT GOUP IS — WE’RE WORKING OUT THE POSSIBILITY FOR THEM TO MAYBE PLAY THEIR CHAMPIONSHIP FROM THEIR SEASON THEY DO ANYBODY FROM — SPANISH SOCCER YOU HAVE THE INITIAL PART OF THE SEASON AS THE OPERATOR TO A IN THE END OF ITS THE CLOSE TO IT — SO THEY’RE ALREADY PLAYING IN THE PARK TO IT OF THEIR LEAGUE WHICH IS THE SPRING SIDE OF THE BALL GAME. AND THEN ON AUGUST TENTH IF THE WEATHER COOPERATES SHOULD BE AN OPTION FOR US TO HOST THEIR CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AND BRING THAT OUT THEY TYPICALLY PLAY OUT ON I THINK WE KNOW THEM AS THE DELL FIELDS OUT THERE BY DONALDSON PIKE. BUT TO BRING THEM IN HERE SO WE’RE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT THAT THE OPENNESS WITH WHICH THE THE SOUNDS ORGANIZATION RECEIVED THE IDEA WHAT WORKING THROUGH TO HOPEFULLY MAKE THAT ANOTHER EVENT SIMILAR TO THEIR TO THE I FORGOT THE SPANISH TERM FOR THE LITTLE GUITAR. I HAVE — A LOT SO — ANYWAY WE’RE REALLY — GRATEFUL FOR ALL THAT THAT’S OUR UPDATE ANY — QUESTIONS. THANK YOU JAMES. WE APPRECIATE YOU CLOSE IN A CELL THAT INFORMATIVE AND INSPIRING PRESENTATION. YOU KNOW JUST. THROUGHOUT TODAY’S AGENDA IT SEEMS REMINDED THE COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE SOUND STADIUM BRIDGESTONE ARENA. AND HERE IT FIRST AND SEE PART AND CLEARLY THAT COLLABORATION CONTINUES TO PAY DIVIDENDS SO. THANK YOU ALL FOR PARTICIPATING TODAY AND FOR ALL THAT YOU DO — OR COMMUNITY IT’S REALLY. VERY IMPRESSIVE — I THINK OUR NEXT BOARD MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR MAY SIXTEENTH WILL BE BACK TO OUR REGULAR — FOR THIRD THERE’S THEIR THEIR THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH — WE APPRECIATE EVERYONE ACCOMMODATING THEIR SCHEDULE TODAY TO ME AND WE WILL SEE YOU NEXT TIME IF THERE IS NO OTHER. NO FURTHER BUSINESS WILL ENTERTAIN A MOTION TO ADJOURN. OKAY WE ARE. THIS IS FOR THE SERVICE AT THE METRO NATIONAL. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE THIS PRESENTATION AGAIN. FOR FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS AND OTHER PROGRAMS. VISIT NASHVILLE DOT

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