January 18, 2019

Womens Basketball Fights for a Cure

The Kishwaukee College Women’s Basketball Program is participating in the nationwide Women’s Basketball Coaches Association breast cancer awareness and fundraising event, Pink Zone, on February 7 in the College gym. WBCA’s Pink Zone raises money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund for breast cancer research. The Kish College event will include several activities designed to create awareness and raise funds for breast cancer research.

The Women’s and Men’s Basketball teams will play scheduled games against Illinois Valley Community College. Women’s tip-off time is 5:30 pm and Men’s tip-off time is approximately 7:30 pm Fans wearing pink will be admitted for a $1.00 ticket price. During the women’s game, Silent Auction items will be open for bidding which will continue through half-time of the men’s game.

Items for inclusion in the Pink Zone Silent Auction are being accepted through February 1. Area businesses or individuals who would like to donate Silent Auction items should contact Krystal Gundy, Kish Head Women’s Basketball Coach, at 815-825-9527 or at kgundy@kish.edu.

There will also be a 50/50 raffle during the game that will close at half-time of the men’s game. T-shirts will also be available for purchase. Cost of the shirts is $12.00.

For more information on the Pink Zone event please contact Krystal Gundy, Kish Head Women’s Basketball Coach, at 815-825-9527 or at kgundy@kish.edu.

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