Ooks basketball and volleyball players wear pink in support of breast cancer research
WHAT: NAIT Athletics is hosting its fourth annual Breast Cancer Awareness Weekend. To mark the occasion, members of the women’s basketball and volleyball teams will wear pink jerseys at their games this weekend. Members of the men’s teams will also incorporate pink into their uniforms.
Leading up to the game, members of the women’s basketball team will accept donations in support of breast cancer research. They will be in Common Market at Main Campus, wearing pink jerseys, asking staff and students to support the cause.
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Members of Ooks women’s basketball team wearing pink, accepting donations
- Wed, Jan. 30, 2013
12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.
NAIT Main Campus - Common Market (in Building O on attached map)
11762 106 St., Edmonton, AB
Breast cancer awareness games (all games at NAIT Gym)
- Thursday., Jan. 31
Women's basketball vs. MacEwan @ 6 p.m. (A representative of Team Shan will be at the women’s game, speaking at halftime)
Men's basketball vs. MacEwan @ 8 p.m.
- Friday, Feb. 1
Women's volleyball vs. Grande Prairie Regional College @ 6 p.m.
Men's volleyball vs. Grande Prairie Regional College @ 8 p.m.
- Saturday, Feb. 2
Women's volleyball vs. Grande Prairie Regional College @ 1 p.m.
Men's volleyball vs. GPRC @ 3 p.m.
WHY: This initiative has raised over $5,000 since 2010. Admission to the games is $15 and includes a pink NAIT Ooks t-shirt and one free popcorn.
For more information, please contact:
NAIT Athletics and Recreation
P 780.471.7579 E firstname.lastname@example.org
NAIT Media Relations
P 780.471.8450 C 780.916.8307 E email@example.com