Community First at the Frontline, Members able to renew


Current Mariners Members have now been sent correspondence via email and post from the club which will contain details on how to maintain their spot on the Frontline of Support for what is shaping to be the most engaging Hyundai A-League campaign to date.
With a Premiers Plate to defend, Mariners Members can look forward to eleven Hyundai A-League home matches and one Pre-Season Cup game, including four premium events at Bluetongue Stadium over the course of the regular season.
Local rivals Sydney FC will visit Bluetongue Stadium on three occasions, including a Pre-Season Cup match, there is also one match against Grand Final adversaries the Newcastle Jets and the traditional New Year?s Eve fixture, which this year will welcome the challenge of the Perth Glory.
Being a Mariners Member for the upcoming season will save you over 33% off your match day ticket prices, plus you?ll receive a Members pack full of exclusive Member benefits.
The priority purchase period for Mariners Members to secure their seats for the Hyundai A-League 2008/09 season will end on Wednesday, 18 June.
“We?re delighted to be able to provide current Mariners Members with an exclusive period to renew their Memberships for season four ? a season that will see our club experience more than we ever have previously,” said Mariners Executive Chairman Lyall Gorman.
“From season one, the support of our Membership base has been exceptional and I look forward to seeing more Members than ever join us at the Frontline of Support in 2008/09.”
The official partner of the Mariners? Hyundai A-League 2008/09 Membership campaign is Community First Credit Union, who were first introduced to the Mariners? family of partners ahead of season three.
Community First is the largest community based credit union operating throughout the Sydney and Central Coast region, have over 70,000 Members, thirteen Financial Service Stores and over $700 million in funds under management.
“Community First, much like the Central Coast Mariners, understands the importance of Members and are therefore happy to be part of the Membership drive for the Mariners,” said Community First Credit Union CEO John Tancevski.
“We at Community First Credit Union aim to continue to be an integral part of the communities where our Members live and work. Look out for the launch of our Mariners supporters Visa card, set to be launched just before the season start.?
For the first time in 2008/09, the Mariners are offering reserved seat Memberships to ‘The Bay’, the home of the Mariners? unofficial supporters group, the Marinators.
“Everyone within the Marinators is extremely excited at all that season four has to offer and welcome the introduction of reserved seating within ‘The Bay’, which will only enhance what is already a truly unique football experience for all that follow the Mariners,” said Marinators President Jeff Hall.
“We encourage all those who like to sing, dance and shout to join the Marinators in ‘The Bay’ for season four, where we hope to do all we can to inspire our team to yet more silverware.”
Current Mariners Members can renew their Memberships online at, at any of the Central Coast?s Community First Credit Union branches, by phone on 1300 767 442 or by faxing their renewal application to (02) 4353 7211.
Email renewals were sent to those Members with a valid email address, and for those Members who did not receive an email notification; all your username and password details have been sent in your letter.
If you have not received a letter by Thursday 12 June, please contact the Mariners Membership department.
Memberships will go on sale to the general public on Monday 16 June.
-By Benjamin Coonan