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Published October 24, 1994
CAROLINA: The Carolina Panthers and FN Thompson-Turner, the contractor overseeing the construction of the clubs new stadium, have entered into a joint project with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system in order to promote career-building among eighth- graders. The "Building for the Future" program will be woven throughout the eighth-grade curriculum at Wilson Middle School in Charlotte. The idea of the program is to introduce the students to careers in the business side of sports (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 10/22). ST. LOUIS: In a marketing promotion to bring together current Cardinals sponsors, the team hosted a daylong softball tournament on Saturday. The game drew representatives of Southwest Airlines, Hardees, the U.S. Postal Service, the Missouri Lottery, Dairy Queen and Auto Tire, among others (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 10/23). ANAHEIM: The Angels have started a campaign under the slogan, "We guarantee the '95 season and you can bank on it." If the start of next season is delayed, the club has promised to pay season-ticket holders 5% interest on seat advances made by January 13 (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 10/23).