Over Twenty Local Businesses to Participate in The GameChanger Tailgate




May 26, 2022


Contact: Madolyn Kloster

Company: The Bridge Sports Complex

Email: mkloster@thebridgewv.com


Over Twenty Local Businesses to Participate in The GameChanger Tailgate

Gift cards of varying denominations have been donated by local restaurants & retailers to be given away to Tailgate attendees at random.  

[Bridgeport, WV] May 23, 2022 – The GameChanger Tailgate Extravaganza will celebrate the collaboration of The Bridge Sports Complex and GameChanger WV in the fight against the opioid epidemic in West Virginia. Over twenty local businesses have contributed gift cards as chance giveaways.

Participating businesses include:

·      About You Monograms

·      Applebee’s

·      Bridge Nutrition

·      Buffalo Wild Wings

·      Callunas Boutique

·      Clean Juice

·      Denny’s

·      El Rey

·      East of Chicago Pizza

·      Firehouse Subs

·      Las Trancas

·      Meagher’s Irish Pub

·      Mountain State Brewery

·      My Little Cupcake

·      Oliverio’s Ristorante

·      Primanti Brothers

·      Rollins Market

·      Ruby Tuesday

·      Shogun

·      Shrimpy and Snappy’s

·      Stone Tower Brews

·      Texas Roadhouse

·      TGI Friday

·      Tokyo Thai Sushi Hibachi

·      Vivian Nails


The GameChanger Tailgate Extravaganza will take place Friday, June 3 a the Citynet Center in Bridgeport. The event will begin at 5:00 PM and conclude with fireworks around 9:15 PM. In addition to random giveaways from local businesses, attendees of the event will also have the opportunity to “meet & greet” WV football players, receive free food, and participate in fun games and tournaments. Former NFL player Ryan Leaf will attend as keynote speaker.

If your business is interesting in participating, or for more information about the event, contact The Bridge Sports Complex at(304)848-8270. More information will be released in the upcoming weeks.

About GameChanger: The mission of GameChanger is to educate the community about pursuing healthy, drug-free lifestyles. The Bridge will assist in this mission by providing the community’s youth an outlet for recreation that will allow them to rise above the influence of drugs. West Virginia currently leads the nation in opioid deaths, with 42 out of 100,000residents dying annually from drug overdoses, 82% of which involve opioids. The Bridge is excited to assist in breaking the cycle of addiction and preventing young people from turning to illicit substances.

About The Bridge Sports Complex: The Bridge, located in Bridgeport, WV, is the newest destination for all things sports, recreation, and wellness. Sitting on 126 acres in North Central West Virginia, The Bridge includes an outdoor turf field, baseball diamonds, multipurpose fields, walking path, and the Citynet Center, an indoor facility with 156,000square feet of courts, turf, aquatics, fitness, and more. To learn more, visit thebridgewv.com.