Monarchs Partner With Nebraska Furniture Mart

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The Kansas City Monarchs have announced a new partnership with Nebraska Furniture Mart as the Official Furniture Partner of the Kansas City Monarchs.

The partnership includes activations at NFM’s location in Kansas City, co-marketing between the two organizations, and much more. The deal also includes new state-of-the-art televisions for the concourse at Legends Field. NFM will also sponsor the Monarchs’ popular concourse lounges throughout the stadium.

“We’ve been happy to have NFM as neighbors just around the corner here in KCK. Now we’re thrilled to make them our Official Furniture Partner,” Monarchs owner Mark Brandmeyer said. “This agreement will strengthen two great Kansas City institutions. Plus, we look forward to watching plenty of Monarchs wins on our new concourse TVs!”

“We are very excited to be partnering with the Kansas City Monarchs. Our organizations share a passion for engaging with our local community and providing an inclusive, welcoming environment for all to enjoy,” said Nastasia Williams, Store Director for NFM Kansas City.

Located just down the street from Legends Field on Village West Parkway, Nebraska Furniture Mart’s Kansas City location has everything shoppers need or want to make their house a home. That includes furniture, home decor, appliances, electronics and more.

The Monarchs’ home opener is May 16 at Legends Field in Kansas City, Kansas. Monarchs fans can find schedule, ticket and roster information at MonarchsBaseball.com.

About NFM

Nebraska Furniture Mart, as originally named, was founded by Rose Blumkin in 1937 in the basement of her husband’s pawn shop in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1983, investor Warren Buffett purchased a majority interest in NFM and made it part of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. Today, NFM is one of the nation’s largest home furnishings retailers, selling furniture, flooring, appliances and electronics. NFM currently has locations in Omaha, Nebraska, Des Moines, Iowa, Kansas City, Kansas and Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas with a planned fifth location in Cedar Park, Texas a suburb of Austin. For more information on NFM, visit www.nfm.com.

About the Kansas City Monarchs

The Kansas City Monarchs are a professional baseball team in the American Association, an MLB Partner League. 2024 will be their 21st season at Legends Field in Kansas City, Kansas. In 2020, the team partnered with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and changed their name from the T-Bones to the Monarchs in honor of the legendary Negro League franchise that played from 1920 to 1965. This year, the Monarchs and the museum are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first Negro League World Series, won by the Monarchs in 1924.

About the American Association

The American Association of Professional Baseball is an MLB Partner League that began play in 2006. Teams in the league are not affiliated with any one MLB organization. The league consists of 12 teams located primarily in the Midwest and the Great Lakes regions of the United States. Its season runs from May to September and features players who are looking to showcase their talents for a chance to be signed by a major-league team.