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MEN'S BASKETBALL: Coaches vs Cancer Annual Fundraising Drive

01/20/2019

The North Idaho College men’s basketball team will be participating in the annual coaches versus cancer event the week of January 21-27. This is a nationwide event that helps raise money to help fight cancer. On Monday January, 21st, Martin Luther King Jr. day, NIC basketball will be taking donations at the door, as well as wearing suits and sneakers to raise awareness.  All donations will be given to area cancer fundraising organizations. Game time for the contest between NIC and Columbia Basin College is 4:00p.m. at Christianson Gymnasium.

About Coaches vs. Cancer

The Coaches vs. Cancer program is a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. This initiative leverages the personal experiences, community leadership, and professional excellence of coaches nationwide to increase cancer awareness and promote healthy living through year-round awareness efforts, fundraising activities, and advocacy programs. Since 1993, coaches have raised over $100 million for the American Cancer Society.

Suits and Sneakers Week – January 21-27, 2019

Coaches vs. Cancer Suits and Sneakers Week is a nationwide event when basketball coaches across the country unite for a common cause – saving lives from cancer! Coaches and their staff across the nation wear sneakers with their suits during games to raise awareness and help save lives from cancer by raising funds and encouraging people to educate themselves about cancer prevention, screening, and early detection.

 

 


More Information
For additional information contact NIC Head Men's Basketball Coach Corey Symons at corey.symons@nic.edu or (208)769-3352.