Michael Huff, who played for the Chicago White Sox from 1991-93, will be the special guest speaker for The Salvation Army’s Friends of the Army Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, June 4.
Huff appeared in 154 games with the White Sox in his three-year stint on the South Side, including being part of the American League West Division champs of 1993. The outfielder was selected in the 16th round of the 1985 draft out of Northwestern University, played parts of eight seasons in the major leagues with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians, White Sox and Toronto Blue Jays (where he hit a career best .304 in 1994). He currently serves as the Director of Youth Baseball. Huff also has filled in as a TV analyst during White Sox games.
The luncheon will be at the Salvation Army Rockford Temple Corps Community Center (500 S. Rockford Ave.) from 11:30 am-1 pm. The theme of the is “Take Me Out to the Ballgame,” complete with an outfield view and ballpark menu.
The appreciation luncheon is free to volunteers, donors, and supporters of The Salvation Army of
Winnebago County. The organizers of the event want to thank local businesses, corporations,
churches, and individuals for their continuous support. Major Mark Martsolf, Winnebago County
Coordinator, said: “Without the support of our community, we could not provide the programs and services that we do for those in need in our community.”
The event will recognize community and Christmas volunteers as well as launch the 2018 Annual Report.
Seating is limited. RSVP to Pat Ferguson at email@example.com or by calling her at 815-977-4530 ext. 3.