ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears have announced a partnership agreement with Eastman’s Escape for Healthy Pets for the 2023-24 season, becoming the official pet care partner of the Orlando Solar Bears.
“We are excited to announce our partnership with Eastman’s Escape after many years of support from the Eastman family,” said Solar Bears president Chris Heller. “Their loyalty to the team and to the community has not gone unnoticed and we are proud to officially welcome Eastman’s Escape to the Solar Bears family.”
"The Eastman family has been season ticket members since the Bears came out of hibernation in 2012; and as we opened our dog daycare in 2015, we began thinking about partnering with the Bears,” said Eastman’s Escape owner Theresa Eastman. “We are excited to finally be able to be an official part of the Solar Bears family. We hope we can add new Solar Bears pet parents to our Eastman’s Escape family."
The Solar Bears open the 2023-24 season at AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center against the back-to-back Kelly Cup Champion Florida Everblades on Thursday, October 19 at 7 p.m.
About Eastman’s Escape: Eastman’s Escape is a local family owned and operated pet daycare and boarding facility with 2 locations in Winter Park, FL. We provide daycare, boarding, grooming, training, and pet taxi services. Our main goal is to help all the dogs in our care live happy and healthy lifestyles by providing an active, all-day play environment with just a mid-day nap to allow some needed rest. In addition, we are always educating ourselves and customers on the best food, treats, and products on the market that help support that healthy lifestyle.
About the Orlando Solar Bears:The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning and members of the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America. In 11 seasons of operation, the team has qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs five times. The Solar Bears are owned and operated by the Orlando Magic and the DeVos Family, and play at the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.
Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased at orlandosolarbearshockey.com/shop.