Brewers ready for OGOC tie
This Saturday’s match between Burton Albion and Morecambe constitutes the Brewers’ specially designated One Game One Community (OGOC) game, where, along with the Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT), the club will be celebrating local partnerships and relationships that help BACT reach out to 2000 people in the local community each week.
The Trust will be welcoming key partners Trent and Dove Housing, East Staffordshire Borough Council, Staffordshire County Council, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue, Staffordshire Police to the Pirelli Stadium as part of the One Game One Community initiative.
Burton Albion Community Trust Manager Andy Taylor commented: “Our work with a wide range of communities continues all year around and we are delighted to be welcoming new fans to the stadium this Saturday as well as some of our wider partners who we work with on a weekly basis.”
Prior to the game, youngsters from the Trust's Albion2Engage programme will compete in a Street Stadia tournament, with a presentation taking place at half-time during the match.
All Brewers fans are also invited to take part in a variety of community-based activities prior to the match; beginning at 1:30pm outside the stadium.
The Burton Albion players will also embrace the One Game One Community Day and will be wearing Kick it Out branded t-shirts before kick-off.
Billy Kee said: “It’s great as players that we can show our commitment to the One Game One Community initiative through the wearing of the t-shirts during the warm up and we continue to provide a positive message throughout the season at various events."
Burton Albion Community Trust continues to be committed to engaging with all demographics within the local community through a wide variety of initiatives from their five primary themes of Participation, Social Inclusion, Disability, Education and Health.
To get involved with the One Game One Community day on Twitter, use the #bactOGOC hashtag.