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Sheldon Hangs Out at 'Miracle in MS' Toys for Tots Concert

By: Sylvia Petty

November 29, 2011

TUNICA, Miss. -- Mississippi RiverKings mascot Sheldon headed down to Tunica for the "Miracle in Mississippi" Concert benefitting Toys for Toys on Friday, November 25 at the River Palace Arena inside of the Sam’s Town Casino.

Members of the Marines and Navy were on hand collecting toys from concert goers, who enjoyed musical acts such as the Trey Jewell Band, Pamela Hansboro and Woodstomp.

The RiverKings will also be lending support to Toys for Tots with the team’s upcoming ‘Teddy Bear Toss Night’ on Saturday, Dec. 10 in the team’s bout versus the Knoxville Ice Bears.

Fans are invited and encouraged to bring a stuffed animal to the game and toss it on to the ice when the RiverKings score their first goal of the Dec. 10 game. The stuffed toys will be collected and given to Toys for Tots who will give them away to children as gifts during the holiday season.

For tickets to ‘Teddy Bear Toss Night’ or for other RiverKings full and partial season ticket packages, call (662) 342-1755 or visit www.riverkings.com.




Marine Lance Corporal Edward Yarboro with Mississippi RiverKings mascot Sheldon at the ‘Miracle in Mississippi’ Concert benefitting Toys for Tots on Friday, Nov. 25 at the River Palace Arena inside Sam’s Town Casino. Yarboro helped collect toys for Toys for Tots from concert goers, of which will be given as gifts to children this holiday season.




From left clockwise: Alec Turner, Trey Jewell and Aaron Vasquez, members of the Trey Jewell Band with Mississippi RiverKings mascot Sheldon, at the “Miracle in Mississippi” Concert benefitting Toys for Tots on Friday, Nov. 25 at the River Palace Arena inside the Sam’s Town Casino. The Trey Jewell Band performed at the concert which accepted toys from concert goers for Toys for Tots, who will give them out to children this holiday season.



From left: Marine Corporal Fire Team Leader Cody Nelson, Mississippi RiverKings mascot Sheldon, Navy Corpman HM2 “FMF” Gabriel Gonzalez, Argo and Marine Lance Corporal Edward Yarboro at the “Miracle in Mississippi” Concert benefitting Toys for Tots on Friday, Nov. 25 at the River Palace Arena inside the Sam’s Town Casino in Tunica. The service members were on hand collecting toys from concert goers to be distribute by children by the Toys for Tots organization.
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