Monday, January 16, 2006

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Honors Roadway Express for Ongoing Partnership

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roadway Express was honored by The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) with the inaugural Chairman's Recognition Award. The award, presented by NLBM Board President Mark Bryant, acknowledges the ongoing work of Roadway Express in developing, presenting and transporting the first mobile museum dedicated to Negro Leagues Baseball. Roadway Express President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Smid accepted the
award.
"All of us at Roadway are very proud of our partnership with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and excited about our continuing role in helping to share the unique and powerful story of Negro Leagues Baseball, its players, teams and coaches," said Smid. "We are looking forward to a great tour in 2006."
"The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is proud of its partnership with Roadway Express," said Bob Kendrick, Director of Marketing for the NLBM. "We thank Roadway for its belief in the importance of the Negro Leagues and for introducing a vast audience to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum through this historic barnstorming tour."
In 2005, Roadway introduced the first-ever mobile museum dedicated to
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