Kevin Christofora (a.k.a. Mentor Kevin), Little League Coach, father and writer of the Hometown All Stars series, set out on a multi day, 16 state crusade – the #HTARoadTrip including the well known #FindCoachKevin challenge – to advance Christofora’s kids’ book series about baseball and sports. The online entertainment excursion took Christofora and his own “All Stars” (his family) to ball parks and attractions across the USA – giving out prizes en route prior to getting back to NY for their old neighborhood group’s down and a HUGE advancement and arena wide book giveaway there.
While out and about challenges emerged – their was RV broken into, it separated a couple of days after the fact too, leaving the family late for one game and needing tickets for another. They were helped through web-based entertainment, getting vehicle help, getting suggestions on where to go and what to see (#HometownHangouts), and in any event, finding MLB tickets 15 minutes through Twitter.
Mentor Kevin gave back by distributing prizes at each stop to his #HometownFans, from MLB game tickets and group activities pullovers to nearby group loot, café and fascination gift authentications and that’s just the beginning.
Through photographs and pieces of information en route, online entertainment devotees were additionally welcome to attempt to #FindCoachKevin as he visited new spots every day. It was a rush to the end goal with two virtual entertainment fans clashing to at last find him in Cleveland, Ohio where they found him at Progressive Field only minutes separated at the Indians game (#GoTribe!). Both were compensated with excellent awards.
Generally speaking the excursion and its related hashtags, #HTARoadTrip, #FindCoachKevin, and #HometownHangouts, got over a portion of 1,000,000 impressions over the 15 roadtrip through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Mentor Kevin’s initial introduction to Periscope on the outing likewise got consideration from high profile accounts including the Today Show and other people who checked out see where he would go straightaway.
The Hometown All Stars excursion sent off on August 1 and went on through August 15, 2015. The outing started in Woodstock, NY and keeping in mind that they visited 16 states altogether, the highlighted areas for the mission included:
Baltimore, MD: Camden Yards (Orioles versus Tigers), Ripley’s Believe it or Not, National Aquarium, Inner Harbor
Washington D.C.: White House
Marietta, GA: Six Flags Waterpark
Nashville, TN: Nashville Shores Waterpark and Tree Top Adventure
Little Rock, AK: Clinton Library, Trolley Tour, St. Vincent Plaza, Wild River Country Waterpark
Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma City besieging commemoration, Cowboy Museum
Kansas City, MO: Kaufmann Stadium (KC Royals game)
St. Louis, MO: Tour of Busch Stadium, Rode to top of curve, **RV broken into
Chicago, IL: Wrigley Field (Cubs game)
Sandusky, OH: Cedar point
Cleveland, OH: Progressive Field (Indians versus Yankees) **2 GRAND PRIZE WINNERS
Pittsburgh, PA: PNC Stadium visit and Pirates game
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