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Kane County Cougars mascot to serve Valentine dinner

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A picturesque view. A formal dinner setting under candlelight. An appetizing dinner served by your personal waiter for the night Ozzie T. Cougar?

Only at the Kane County Cougars can a Valentine's Day dream such as this come true.

In conjunction with Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, Cougars mascot Ozzie T. Cougar will be part of a special promotion where one winning couple will enjoy an appetizing Valentine's Day Dinner served by Ozzie inside the Cougars' Super Suite at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark.

Through 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, fans can submit a brief answer to the following question: "Who is the special sweetheart in your life, and why?" Submissions must be limited to 400 words or less and include the following information in order to be eligible: name, address, phone number.

Entries are limited to one per fan and must be emailed to

One randomly-selected winner will be notified Thursday, Feb. 9. The dinner must be arranged on a mutually agreeable date and time, and can include Valentine's Day Tuesday evening, Feb. 14.

What can the winning Valentine's Day couple expect?

The prize includes a personalized welcome message inside the lobby upon entrance to the ballpark; a private suite setting for two inside the Cougars' upper deck level; an appetizing dinner including dessert and drinks; and your personal waiter for the night, Ozzie T. Cougar.

"We've put Ozzie through a rigorous training program to be the best waiter possible for our winning couple next month," Cougars director of public relations Shawn Touney said. "We're looking forward to reading some special stories from Cougars fans, and we can't wait to provide an unforgettable experience for one lucky couple with our Valentine's Day dinner offer."

In conjunction with the holiday of love, the Cougars will also offer a pair of Valentine's Day packages, one of which includes a ceremonial first pitch at a 2012 Cougars game, along with a pair of tickets and Cougars Valentine's Day greeting card.

Fans can order a Valentine's Day package for their sweetheart at or by calling (630) 232-8811.