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Mavericks Continue Partnership with the City of Independence

Aug 12, 2013

The Missouri Mavericks have announced that the Central Hockey League (CHL) team is continuing their partnership with the City of Independence. The City of Independence and the Mavericks have built a valuable partnership over the past four years and are excited to make the fifth season even better.

This year the City of Independence debuted their new slogan and symbol, “Real People. Real Progress.”  The Mavericks have incorporated the colors and will proudly display the symbol throughout the season.

“It’s a privilege to have a public-private partnership,” said Brent Thiessen, President of the Missouri Mavericks. “We are proud to call Independence home and look forward to another great season with a city dedicated to Real People, Real Progress and Real Hockey.”

"It is such an honor to have a partnership between the City of Independence, our very own hockey team, as well as our Mavericks fans," said Cori Day, Director of Tourism for the City of Independence. "It is a win-win-win situation---a hat trick!"

The Missouri Mavericks will host their fourth annual Fan Fest on Sat., Sept. 21 at Independence Events Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The Mavericks will begin their fifth season of play in the CHL in October. Season tickets are on sale now. With season tickets starting at just over $11 per game and FREE parking, the Mavericks are the pinnacle of family affordable entertainment.

About Independence, Missouri: Independence, Missouri was built on the pride of the people that call it home, including President Harry S Truman.  Its residents are down-to-earth, hard-working folks who are proud of their history, excited about their future, and welcome visitors with friendly hospitality.

A town rich in history and honest values, Independence is also the starting point of the Westward movement. Just 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City, it has a population of 117,000 with a small-town feel.  Sophisticated dining, shopping and an emerging arts scene provides a contemporary atmosphere for the 16 heritage attractions and outdoor sporting activities.  

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