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Lisa Counts
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State Employees Get Rowdy at the Capitol


Oklahoma City, Okla., -- May 31, 2006 -- State employees at the Capitol will receive a visit from the Oklahoma Redhawks official mascot, “Rowdy”, this Friday from 11am to 1pm in preparation of State Employee Night at Oklahoma City’s Bricktown Ballpark.  This year’s annual “State Employee Night at the Brick” will see the Oklahoma Redhawks take on the Albuquerque Isotopes at 7:05 p.m.

“I’m excited to meet employees at the State Capitol who are Redhawks fans and get them geared up for the game. Game night was fun the past two years. This year is going to be even bigger! ” said Rowdy Redhawk.


As part of the pre-game capitol event, state employees will have a chance to enter to win prizes such as gift cards to various downtown restaurants, parking vouchers and suite tickets to Friday night’s game.


The annual event is sponsored by OK.gov, Oklahoma’s official Web site, found online at www.OK.gov. State employees and their families have been invited to attend the game for free by OK.gov.


“We are excited that state employees get to hang out with Rowdy before this year’s game,” said Lisa Counts, OK.gov general manager. “It will be an entertaining pre-game event.”


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