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It's An All-Star Day As The Brewers Swing For The Runways With Southwest Airlines' MVP Employees!

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From walk-offs to pushbacks, Southwest and the Brewers showcase their partnership with their fans, flyers, and fun!
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WHO:

Milwaukee Brewers Pitcher Will Smith
Milwaukee Brewers Pitcher Jeremy Jeffress
Milwaukee Mascot Bernie Brewer
Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages
Southwest Airlines Employees and Customers

WHAT:

The Milwaukee Brewers are knocking it out of the park as they head to General Mitchell International Airport to try their hand at running Milwaukee’s biggest airline. Southwest Airlines is teaming up with the Brewers to bring players and fan-favorites- Bernie Brewer and the Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages to surprise travelers and Employees.

The Brewers will assist with unloading and boarding a flight, marshalling in an aircraft, and meeting their fans who are traveling through the airport.

*For the first time ever, Southwest Airlines Employees are trading places with the Brewers on their home field. Employees had a rare opportunity to come out to Miller Park for a behind the scenes tour, sliding down Bernie’s slide, playing catch on the field, and getting to run the bases.

*Please email Giavonna Heath (gia.heath@brewers.com) for broadcast quality video and high-res photos.

WHEN:

Wednesday, June 8
All media require an escort. Please remember to bring your government issued photo ID.
Please arrive at the Southwest Airlines Ticket Counter by 11 a.m. CDT.

WHERE:

General Mitchell International Airport Southwest Airlines Ticket Counter, lower level

RSVP by 6 p.m. CDT Tuesday, June 7 for the event. Email dan.landson@wnco.com to provide your (1) full legal name corresponding with your government issued ID, your
(2) date of birth, and (3) gender, to facilitate security clearance.

CONTACT: Southwest Airlines Communication
Dan Landson – 214.792.4565
VISUALS:

Brewers Players will be on the tarmac marshalling in an aircraft, making boarding announcements, taking boarding passes, taking photos with Customers.
In addition, Bernie Brewer and Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages will be celebrating with Customers in the gate area.

MORE:

Southwest Airlines is the Official Airline of the Milwaukee Brewers in a partnership that includes in-stadium branding, an interactive concourse experience, and on-line promotions. Southwest Airlines offers the most nonstop flights from Milwaukee than any other airline.

Visit www.swamedia.com for Company information.
Visit www.milwaukee.brewers.mlb.com for more information on the Brewers.