JAMESTOWN, NY — The Jamestown Tarp Skunks announced today that the home game on Thursday, June 30th, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. will be a Community Buyout Night presented by the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA). All tickets for that night’s game will be free to the public courtesy of CCIDA.

As of this year, the CCIDA has been serving Chautauqua County for 50 years. “Rewarding the community with tickets will be part a celebration recognizing all the valuable work this organization has accomplished to date,” said Mark Geise, Chautauqua County Deputy County Executive of Economic Development, and CCIDA CEO. “We are coming off a stellar year that we helped to create 314 jobs, retained 1,752 jobs, and made a total committed investment of $164,383,946 here in the County. We stand on the shoulders of those who tirelessly worked here in the past as we push forward into the future with great momentum,” stated Geise.

Jacob Kindberg, director of business and sales operations for the Tarp Skunks stated, “The CCIDA has been working with us to create a celebration of Chautauqua County, its residents, and its businesses, that the community can enjoy free of charge.” He added, “It was important to us, and the CCIDA, that we found a way to reward our local community for the great support it showed the Tarp Skunks in 2021. By making tickets free to everyone for this game, the CCIDA is showing that same level of commitment to our community.”

Visit the Jamestown Public Market on June 25th to get free tickets for the game and see the Tarp Skunks mascot. Community members may also get their tickets the night of game outside the stadium prior to the first pitch at 6:30 p.m. or at the CCIDA office in the BWB building at 201 West Third Street, Jamestown, NY, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. starting June 13th.

 The Tarp Skunks 2022 season started at home on Thursday, June 2nd with a win Vs. Olean 2-0. The team will play 24 home games in June and July, followed by playoffs beginning in August. Additional ticket information and a printable schedule can be found at www.tarpskunks.com.

About the CCIDA

The CCIDA is an economic development organization authorized and empowered by the State of New York to make Chautauqua County a better place to work, live, visit, and conduct business. The organization facilitates development by attracting new businesses, while promoting the retention and expansion of existing businesses. Assistance in the form of incentives – tax abatements, low interest loans, and bond financing – enhances the opportunities for job creation and retention for our businesses.  For more information, visit www.ccida.com.