EVERETT, Wash., June 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Funko, Inc. (“Funko,” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:FNKO), a leading pop culture consumer products company is delighted to announce on Flag Day the sponsorship of a monthly program that recognizes military members with a unique trip and experience in Everett, Washington.
In partnership with USO Northwest and The Everett Historic Theatre, the program provides local active-duty military and their dependents with dinner and non-alcoholic beverages, a gift certificate to use at Funko’s retail headquarters and two free tickets to live performances at The Everett Historic Theatre.
“It’s an absolute honor to be able to provide active military members of our community with a memorable evening in our great city of Everett, Washington,” said Brian Mariotti, Chief Executive Officer at Funko. “We are thrilled to do our part in thanking these brave young men and women for the sacrifice they have made to both our community and country.”
“Support from partners like Funko allow us to provide these families with some much needed and deserved R&R,” said Curtis Shriner, Manager of The Historic Everett Theatre.
Each month, a recipient will be chosen at random from entries received and will need to show valid military ID to participate. Ticket recipients will be notified via email and phone. Applicants are limited to one request per military service member or dependent family member and are eligible to receive two tickets to one show per season. All active-duty military are encouraged to apply for the experience through the Historic Everett Theatre website at https://yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org/uso/navy.
The ‘USO Military Seats of Honor’ program is also currently offered at Bremerton’s Admiral Theatre.