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Independence Military Appreciation Jersey Auction Now Live

By James Thomas, 05/09/19, 10:45AM EDT


Bid now on special Military Appreciation Night jerseys benefiting the American Legion

Charlotte (NC) —  The Charlotte Independence professional soccer team will wear special Military Appreciation jerseys during the Saturday, May 11th game versus Loudoun United FC presented by Famous Toastery. Fans can now bid on each Independence players’ game-worn, autographed jerseys with a portion of the auction proceeds going to the American Legion. The auction will run through Monday, May 13th until 11:59 PM ET.


In an effort to honor all who serve, the sleeve Military Appreciation jerseys features individual names of local Charlotte-area American Legion Members and their spouse. Those members will be honored by Famous Toastery and the Charlotte Independence during halftime on May 11th. The jersey also features a MultiCam camo pattern, replicating the current design used for United States Military uniforms.

In appreciation of the greater Military community, the Independence are offering $6.00 off regular-priced tickets for former and current Military members. Tickets can be purchased using with promo code “MILITARY” or at the box office on gameday. Military Appreciation tickets must be presented with a Military ID at the gate. The first 1,000 fans through the gates on will receive a special Military Appreciation Night rally towel.

The Charlotte Independence professional soccer team next home gate will host the Florida Soccer Soldiers on Tuesday, May 14th at the Sportsplex at Matthews in the Second Round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The event will be open to the community with free admission for the game. Food and beverage vendors will be on-site, the same as a typical Independence regular-season game. Gates will open at 6:00 PM ET and kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 PM ET.


About Famous Toastery:

Famous Toastery's story began in 2005 in Huntersville, N.C. in a small house-turned-restaurant where best friends Brian Burchill and Robert Maynard opened their first breakfast spot. News of their fresh-made breakfasts and fun atmosphere spread. The concept quickly grew to three locations, serving new and loyal clients dishes such as made-from-scratch portabella mushroom benedict and avocado omelets. Never compromising fresh ingredients or friendly service, the demand for Toast kept growing. To satisfy its family of patrons' pleas for more locations, Toast evolved into a franchise system in 2013. Dining customers always can expect impeccable service because at Toast, "every server is your server." Breaking through the boring casual breakfast segment, Toast will continue spreading its success to new communities across the United States. For more information about Toast or to learn about franchising opportunities, please visit


About Charlotte Independence:

The Charlotte Independence professional soccer team, currently plays in the United Soccer League Championship at the Sportsplex at Matthews. The Independence is focused on building the profile of the club through culture, community and performance as the team moves to a revitalized American Legion Memorial Stadium in the spring of 2021. For details on 2019 Season Memberships, visit or call 704-206-1515.

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