By Andrew Shepler
Saving the Crew is about more than soccer. It is also about community and love for our amazing city. It is about coming together in a time of turmoil and working together to better our city and community.
As a supporter of the Crew since 1996, it is hard to remember a time in Columbus without them. It also is hard to imagine what soccer would be like in Columbus if the team had never existed. From being the spiritual home of US Soccer, to Dos a Cero victories and multiple MLS cups and All-Star games hosted in town, having the Crew here in our city has helped put Columbus on the map internationally.
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Soccer for All.
The Columbus Nations Cup.
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Soccer has always been a game for the people. Anyone is able to take a ball, bought or handmade, and get friends together to play. This accessibility and ease of entry has made it the world’s game. It forges strong connections between people, bringing together individuals and communities, and most importantly, it’s fun and entertaining. You can go anywhere in the world and talk about a soccer match with a local or find a pickup game to play in.
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The #SaveTheCrew team continued to show its commitment to community last week by having a booth in the kids area at the 2018 Columbus Arts Festival. At the booth, volunteers helped local children create a variety of art projects, including Mini-Tifos and several large banners.
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One of the mottos of the #SaveTheCrew from its inception has been: Tell everyone you know.
On Saturday, May 19, volunteers from the movement did just that.
They also told a few more that they don’t know. (Few, meaning, thousands.)
#SaveTheCrew volunteers woke up early to set up a tent and worked all day through the hot sun and summer storms at the First Annual Columbus Taco Fest held downtown at Genoa Park.The taco lines were long and the festival was even shut down momentarily due to storms passing through, but that didn’t sway the enthusiasm of the volunteers, who were eager to spread the word about the team and Project 2019.
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Throughout our lives, we pledge allegiance to many things. To our country, to our family, and now, fans of the Columbus Crew SC will have the opportunity to pledge their loyalty to supporting the team in 2019.
On Thursday, #SaveTheCrew announced the launch of Project 2019. STC is taking pledges from fans who are committed to buying 2019 season tickets or a multiple match plan for the 2019 Columbus Crew SC season following the sale of the team to a new investor/operator. By completing a short form, fans can demonstrate the massive demand that we have for new ownership of our beloved team.
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The Save The Crew team held their first event of 2018 this past Saturday January 13th at Land Grant Brewing. About 200 members of the Columbus community packed into the brewery to hear an update from the STC leadership team.
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