Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Soul takes over Collingswood

PHILADELPHIA (The Phanatic Magazine) – The Philadelphia Soul (4-1) will be holding a “Town Takeover” of Collingswood, NJ on Thursday, April 19 from 7 to 8 p.m.  The team will shut down the parking lot of the Heights of Collingswood Apartment Complex at 700 W. Browning Road, off Collings Avenue to hold a “walk-through” practice.  All Soul “town takeover” events are presented by Susquehanna Bank, the preferred bank of the Soul and by Walgreens.

Practice will be open to the public, and the team’s last practice before they take on the Tampa Bay Storm (3-2) on April 20, with kickoff scheduled for 8 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center.  It will be the nationally television game of the week on NFL Network.
Local Philadelphia Band, Rivers Monroe will be performing live before and after the practice.  In addition to Soul players and coaches, also in attendance will be Soul mascot, SoulMan, the Soulmates dance team, and Soul ownership and front office.  Post-practice, players and Soulmates will be available to sign autographs for those in attendance. After practice, a post-event party will take place at (location).

“These kinds of events are unique experiences that make it special to be part of our organization,” said Soul head coach Doug Plank.  “It is an exciting opportunity for the people of to get a look at this team like they have never seen them before and the people of Collingswood have been great supporters of our team.”
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