Waldorf, MD – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs’ broadcaster, Andrew Bandstra, was named The ARC of Southern Maryland’s Chapter Volunteer of the Year on September 17th.
The Arc of Maryland is the largest statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to the rights and quality of life of persons with I/DD and their families. The Blue Crabs have worked with The ARC of Southern Maryland since the team’s inception in 2008. Every year, Blue Crabs players and coaches play a game of baseball with ARC residents.
In addition to his work with The ARC of Southern Maryland, Bandstra was recently added as a board member for Southern Maryland American Red Cross, and has been instrumental in helping the Southern Maryland community.
“Being named The ARC of Southern Maryland’s Chapter Volunteer of the Year is extremely humbling. My goal every day is to help the Southern Maryland community in some way, shape, or form through my role with the Blue Crabs,” Bandstra said.
About the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs - The Blue Crabs play in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The Blue Crabs, set to kick off their 13th season of baseball, call Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland home. For more information on the Blue Crabs, please call 301-638-9788 or visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com for more information.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) - With eight teams in the Mid-Atlantic and Texas, the ALPB is a leader in baseball innovation and a player gateway to Major League Baseball. The ALPB is a Partner League of MLB, which includes but it not limited to an exclusive partnership with MLB in which the Atlantic League tests Major League Baseball rules and equipment initiatives. The Atlantic League has sent over 950 players to MLB organizations while drawing more than 42 million fans to its affordable, family-friendly ballparks throughout its 22-year history. For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com.