June 23, 2017

Tri-City Valley Cats and Community Resource Federal Credit Union To Honor Community Heroes Starting Nine

Community Resource Federal Credit Union is partnering with the Tri-City Valley Cats to bring fans the “Home Run Community Heroes Starting 9,” a program recognizing local heroes of the Capital Region that make a difference in people’s lives every day.

The initiative will recognize selected nominees at the Valley Cats game on Thursday, July 13 at 7:00 p.m.

We are so honored to be a part of the Valley Cats Community Heroes night,” said Marc DeNofio, Vice President of Marketing at Community Resource FCU. “The many individuals who serve as police, fire, EMT’s, the military, and beyond exemplify what it means to be a part of the community and we look forward to honoring all those people who are making a difference here in the Capital Region.”

The ‘Cats and Community Resource FCU are encouraging fans to nominate personnel from military, law enforcement, firefighter/EMS agencies, non-profit organizations, as well as teachers, volunteers, children and everyday people that have helped make the Capital Region a better place to live.“We are excited to partner with Community Resource Federal Credit Union to recognize the efforts of nine individuals to make the Capital Region a better place to live,” said Valley Cats General Manager Matt Callahan. “This is a great opportunity to celebrate their positive impact in our community.”

The nine nominees selected will be honored on the field prior to the July 13th game, and treated to a luxury suite at the game as guests of Community Resource FCU, with complimentary food and drink.

Fans can nominate a Community Hero by filling out the online form available at, or by downloading a nomination form attached to this release. The Valley Cats will be accepting nominations through Friday, June 23. Forms can be faxed with attention to Peter Fiorentino at 518-629-2299, or dropped off at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium.