My dad, Ron Kyser, was a rugby man. For him, it was more than a sport, it was his community and a way of life. He was rough and tough and my mom has always said becoming a father changed him.
After the investor-operator’s shocking announcement on Oct. 17th, many Black & Gold fans were called into action in an effect to save Major League Soccer’s first team Columbus Crew SC.
Valentine’s Day has come and gone and if you’re like me, it was just another Wednesday… but I digress.
During this holiday it’s not uncommon to see people show affection by gifting small tokens of appreciation to one another. Fans of the Black & Gold did just that with the help of Save The Crew business ally Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream.
During the Supporter’s Summit on Monday evening, head coach and sporting director Gregg Berhalter told supporters he hopes for a massive home field advantage this season.
On Feb. 5th we announced Compton Construction as the primary sponsor for the Save The Crew Community Kit. The response from fans in Columbus and worldwide was overwhelming.
When we announced a community kit during a meeting at Land-Grant on Jan. 13th, anticipation quickly grew as fans searched for an alternative way to support the club. Since the announcement, teasers began appearing on social media and anticipation from fans skyrocketed. When the jersey became available for preorder, supporters of our cause crashed the site placing orders for a kit that had yet to be revealed.
Columbus Crew SC fans began this preseason in an unconventional manner.
With the departure of players like Ola Kamara and Justin Meram, it’s easy to understand why fans and the team feel down. Save The Crew business ally Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream is stepping in to boost morale.
Did you know that since our inception in mid-October we’ve had over 260 Columbus-area businesses sign up to support Save The Crew and become “business allies”? The concept of the ally program is simple: to destroy the narrative that there is not support for the team in Columbus from the business community. Our allies range from mom-and-pop shops, regional brands, and even international corporations.
Martin Luther King is remembered as being a servant of his community, and on a day that pays homage to him, members of the Save The Crew movement were hard at work. It was a miserable winter day, but one couldn’t tell as dozens of young fans flocked to Resolute Athletic Center looking to utilize a day off of school to fine tune their soccer skills. Continue reading #SaveTheCrew give back to the community on Martin Luther King Day
Approximately 200 supporters gathered at Land-Grant Brewing Company in downtown Columbus on Saturday afternoon. The supporters listened to leaders from the #SaveTheCrew movement update them on what is being done to keep the Columbus Crew in Central Ohio.