• Rafters partner with Connexus Credit Union for Kids Punch Card

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    May 24, 2019


    The Rafters and Connexus Credit Union launch Connexus Jr. $5 for a Prize Punch Card for 2019.

    Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters, in conjunction with Connexus Credit Union, launched a new savings prize punch card initiative for Rafters fans 12 and under for the 2019 season. The program gives kids an opportunity to win fun prizes while saving for the future.

    Through Connexus Jr. little Rafters fans receive a Connexus Credit Union swag bag for the first $5 they deposit in their savings account and a stamp on their punch card for every additional $5 deposited up to $50. 

    Each stamp corresponds to a Rafters-themed prize, which kids can redeem between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Witter Field’s main entrance ticket office, located at 521 Lincoln St. 

    “We are extremely happy to continue our partnership with Connexus through their transition and keep the Kid’s Club going,” said Hannah Jurgens, Rafters accounts and corporate service manager. “This punch card is a great way to teach kids how to start saving their money and rewarding them with awesome Rafters prizes!”

    To set up a Connexus Credit Union savings account, stop in at one of their branch locations or visit connexuscu.org for more information. Kids can pick up their punch cards at Connexus locations in Wisconsin Rapids or Stevens Point.

    Membership eligibility is required for kids to participate and punch cards are limited to one card per person. Punch cards are valid only for the 2019 Wisconsin Rapids Rafters season.

    Opening Day of the Rafters 10thanniversary season is on Friday, May 31stagainst the Madison Mallards. For more information on all Rafters ticket offerings visit Raftersbaseball.com, call the Rafthouse at 

    715-424-5400, or come visit us at historic Witter Field. The Rafthouse is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Witter Field, 521 Lincoln Street in Wisconsin Rapids.

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    The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit  www.raftersbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rafters as your favorite team.