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Sheldon greets fans at Super Drugs Pharmacy

HORN LAKE, Miss. – Mississippi RiverKings mascot Sheldon the Turtle greeted loyal fans and customers at two Super Drugs Pharmacy locations in May. 

Sheldon interacted with the customers and gave out RiverKings bookmarks, Sheldon tattoos and other goodies to fans who came out to either the Horn Lake or Hernando Super Drugs Pharmacy locations.

"We have had customers for 20 years who have followed us from 1992 until now," said Eddie O'Bannon, owner of Super Drugs Pharmacy. "We wanted to give back to our customers and the community as Super Drugs Pharmacy is for the community. Having Sheldon at our stores was one of the ways we were able to give back to the community."

In addition to meeting with Sheldon, customers could get free glucose and blood pressure screenings, enjoy free hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks and kids could jump in a bounce house.

"We give back as much as we can for community development," O'Bannon said. "It's my way of saying thank you to all of our customers and supporters."

If you would like Sheldon to appear at your school or camp, contact Lukas Favale via email at lukas@riverkings.com or by calling 662-342-1755.

The Mississippi RiverKings are proud to be the longest, continually operating sports franchise in the Memphis area, as they begin their 24th season in 2015. RiverKings' season tickets for the 2015-16 season are on sale now by calling 662-342-1755! Renew by August 1 to keep your 2014-15 seats. Pay in full by September 1 to receive a commemorative season ticket holder booklet. For more information, check out riverkings.com.

About the Mississippi RiverKings

The RiverKings are supported by our community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and grants from the Maddox Foundation, an independent private foundation based in Hernando, Miss. To find out more about the RiverKings, call 662.342.1755 or visit www.riverkings.com.

Sheldon the Turtle took advantage of a free blood pressure screening at the Super Drugs Pharmacy in Hernando. Sheldon also gave out RiverKings bookmarks, tattoos and other goodies to loyal fans and customers at the Super Drugs Pharmacy Horn Lake location. © Mississippi RiverKings

Posted by Lukas Favale at 4:00 PM

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