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Strikeout Cancer - Apr. 23 vs. Columbus East
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Come out and help us "BAT"tle Cancer on Thursday, April 23rd!!!!

Cancer has now, unfortunately, affected all of us in one shape or form. Whether it has been a relative, a close friend, or even you that has fought cancer, we all share in the battle.

 The BNL Baseball team is sponsoring a Coaches vs. Cancer game to raise money for the American Cancer Society.  Our goal is to raise $2500 during fund-raising events prior to and during the game.

One of the highlights of this game against Columbus East is that we will be batting with symbolic pink wooden bats.  Also, the players (both Columbus East and BNL) will be wearing special uniforms for the event.

The week prior to the game, the BNL STAR players will be selling baseball-shaped "In Memory of"/"In Honor of" cardstock placards during school lunches for $1 to be posted on the dugout on game day.  They will also be selling $10 luminaries that will line the walkway up to the field.  These will also be sold prior to the game to interested fans.  All gate fees for this game ($5/person) will be part of the fund-raising effort.  We are also selling business and family "sponsorships" on large banners that will be displayed game day, at the Relay for Life event (the baseball team has signed up as a team for this event), and future Coaches vs. Cancer games (contact Teresa Holler at teresa@bedfed.com directly, if interested in purchasing a spot on the banner).

Game day:  Thursday, April 23rd, 2015, 6:00PM

Prior to the game: "Surround the Mound" - all cancer survivors attending the game will be invited to come out to the baseball mound to be honored.

Between 2nd and 3rd inning:  Special Sponsor Recognition to all of those that helped put this event together

Between 4th and 5th inning:  "Clock Buster" pass-the-bucket competition with prizes.

You can contact any of the five committee members for more information (or hopefully an interview!):

Keri Barker (kbarker185@msn.com) 812-276-1428
Wendy Ramsey (ramseyw@nlcs.k12.in.us) 812-277-6084
Gary Miller (gkjdmiller@yahoo.com) 419-618-1252
Teresa Holler (teresa@bedfed.com) 812-583-2147
Paige Callahan (paige.callahan@navy.mil) 812-276-3249

We look forward to hearing from you as we all band together to FIGHT CANCER.