Ooks men’s and women’s basketball players wear pink in support of breast cancer research
WHAT: The Ooks men’s and women’s basketball teams are hosting their third annual Breast Cancer Awareness Game. To mark the occasion, members of the women’s team will wear pink jerseys, while in the second game, the men will wear pink shoelaces. As well, members of both squads will don pink warm-up shirts. Both games are against the King’s University College Eagles.
Leading up to the game, members of the women’s team - dressed in pink jerseys - will accept donations in support of breast cancer research. A booth will be set up at Main Campus.
Members of Ooks women’s basketball team accepting donations
Wed, Jan. 25
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
NAIT Main Campus
11762 106 St.
Breast Cancer Awareness Game
Thurs., Jan 26
Women’s game: 6 p.m.
Men’s game: 8 p.m.
11762 106 St.
WHY: More than $3,000 has been raised for breast cancer research through this initiative since 2010. The money was collected through gate admission and donation boxes at the games. This is the first year the athletes are also accepting donations prior to the game.
There is no admission charge to Thursday’s game for NAIT staff and students. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for non-NAIT students. All proceeds will go to support breast cancer research.
For more information, please contact:
NAIT Athletics and Recreation
P 780.471.7579 E firstname.lastname@example.org
NAIT Media Relations
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