Company Salutes Players, Coaches and Parents at 2011 Little League Baseball World Series
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – July 18, 2011 – It's the great American pastime that evokes nostalgia among the many Americans that remember spending afternoons catching fly balls, cheering on friends or rounding the bases with dusty cleats. The Active Network, Inc. (NYSE: ACTV), the leading provider of organization-based cloud computing applications, joins Little League at the 2011 Little League Baseball World Series in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania on August 18–28 to salute the players, coaches and parents that are active members in their community.
For more than a decade, Active Network has been a partner to Little League, making it one of the company’s most well-established customer relationships. Active Network technology makes it easy for local Little Leagues to conduct all aspects of their league management online, while Active.com – its top-rated sports site – makes it easy for adults and children to find local activities and sports based on their interests. In fact, Active Network reaches a broad section of U.S. households today through its diverse product offerings and media properties.
"Active Network has provided technology solutions that have aided local Little Leagues in managing their league operations more efficiently using services like online registration and assembling team rosters," Stephen Keener, president and chief executive officer of Little League Baseball and Softball, said. "Through their sponsorship, Active Network will continue to provide enhanced services that meet the needs of our leagues and teams – helping our volunteers and local leagues provide healthy, safe and organized programs for children."
Chances are Active Network may already be at work with a Little League team or league in your own backyard. Active Network also works with local school districts, parks and recreation departments, community churches, golf courses, YMCAs, camps and other organizations to provide online registration, event and activity management, marketing services and more.
"Active Network is committed to encouraging people to get active in their community," said Jon Belmonte, chief media officer at Active Network. "Our technology makes every day local activities easy to do, like signing up for Little League, buying a fishing or hunting license, booking a tee time or enrolling in a community pottery class. Our relationship with Little League truly encapsulates this commitment."
As a part of Active Network’s commitment to get people active in their community, the Company is a President’s Challenge Advocate and is working to promote the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA) by encouraging 100,000 participants to join the President’s Million PALA Challenge by September 2011. PALA is for people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities and supports the First Lady’s Let's Move! initiative to end childhood obesity within a generation by encouraging more youth and families to get and stay active. Sign up here: http://trainer.active.com/presidents-challenge.
About The Active Network, Inc.
The Active Network, Inc. is a leading provider of organization-based cloud computing applications serving diverse market segments including business events, community activities, outdoors and sports. Our technology platform, ActiveWorks®, transforms the way organizers manage their activities and events by automating online registrations and streamlining other critical management functions, while also driving consumer participation to their events. Our flagship media property, Active.com®, is the leading online community for people who want to discover, participate in, and share activities about which they are passionate. Headquartered in San Diego, California since 1999, the company has over 25 offices worldwide. To learn more, visit www.ActiveNetwork.com or www.Active.com. Follow Active Network on Twitter @ActiveNetwork, @Active and on Facebook.
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Mona Klausing, Active Network
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