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Diamonds of Dreams set for June 20


Royals Charities has announced that Diamond of Dreams: Taking the Field for The University of Kansas Hospital will take place on the field at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday, June 20. This year's fundraiser, set to begin at 7 p.m., will benefit The University of Kansas Hospital's Neonatal Medical Home.

Diamond of Dreams will feature appearances from current and former Royals, as well as live entertainment from Kansas City favorite, Drew6. Brett Anthony from 41 Action News will emcee the event.

In addition, Diamond of Dreams will include a fabulous food and drink menu from Kansas City favorites ARAMARK, Blanc Burgers + Bottles, Café Verona, Coal Vines, Cupcake A La Mode, Gram & Dun, Harrah's Hotel and Casino, La Bodega, Ophelia's, Ruth's Chris Steak House and Seasons 52. 

The fundraiser will also feature a silent auction with items commemorating "Baseball's Greatest Moments" such as a Jackie Robinson autograph and photo display, a framed Hank Aaron autographed jersey and many more. There will also be a silent auction with Royals autographed items. A spectacular fireworks show will be the evening's grand finale.

Prior to the on-field event, Royals Charities will host The Capital Grille and Lidia's VIP Party beginning at 5:30 p.m. The party will include an exclusive silent auction highlighting many more of the greatest moment in baseball history. These select items will be open for bid until 7 p.m. only. A limited number of tickets for the VIP Party are available for $250 per person.

Tickets for the on-field event only are available for $100 and may be purchased online at www.royals.com/diamondofdreams or by calling (816) 504-4149.

Sponsorship opportunities and corporate packages are also available and include a private party tent, event tickets and recognition throughout the festivities, as well as an exclusive meet and greet with a Royals celebrity. For more on sponsorship opportunities or purchasing a corporate package, fans may call (816) 504-4149.

Additional event sponsors for Diamond of Dreams include ARAMARK, TEVA, LMC Truck, Miller Lite, Sprint, State Street, The University of Kansas Hospital and Western Extralite Company.

The Neonatal Medical Home offers family-centered, long-term primary care dedicated exclusively to premature babies and those born with complex medical conditions. This unique, all-inclusive care is provided in an outpatient clinic located at the hospital. A highly specialized, multidisciplinary team uses a proactive approach to provide compassionate care and coordinated services to these patients - from birth through age five - and their families. Neonatal Medical Home services and advice are available to families 24 hours a day.

For more information, members of the media may contact the Royals Publicity Department at (816) 921-8000.

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