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The Indiana Pacers and United Way of Central Indiana announced today that they will team up for a special promotion for the Pacers first preseason game against the Chicago Bulls that's a winner for fans as well as the United Way.
On Friday, Dec.16 at 7:00 p.m. the Pacers play their only home preseason game against Chicago Bulls at Conseco Fieldhouse. All tickets for the game will be $10.00 with 100 percent of the net proceeds going to United Way of Central Indiana.
"I believe we have come up with a terrific way to celebrate our game, our team and our community with this remarkable partnership with United Way," said Pacers Sports & Entertainment president Jim Morris. "Fans will be able to see our exciting basketball team for just $10 and at the same time help our community and United Way."
"This is the season of hope. So leave it to the Pacers to celebrate the return of basketball by creating a super team of supporters for United Way's hope-giving work!" said Ellen K. Annala, president and CEO of United Way of Central Indiana.
Tickets will go on sale exclusively through the United Way of Central Indiana website (UWCI.org) on Friday, Dec. 9 at 9:00 a.m. All remaining tickets will be available beginning Monday, Dec. 12 at 10:00 a.m. on Pacers.com, at the Conseco Fieldhouse Box Office, by phone at 800/4NBA-TIX, and at all Ticketmaster outlets.