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Kish College teams to host Pink Zone games

Kishwaukee College women’s basketball will play a Pink Zone game on Feb. 1 to raise funds for breast cancer awareness. Pictured are student-athletes on the Kishwaukee College 2019-2020 women’s basketball team.
Kishwaukee College women’s basketball will play a Pink Zone game on Feb. 1 to raise funds for breast cancer awareness. Pictured are student-athletes on the Kishwaukee College 2019-2020 women’s basketball team.

The Kishwaukee College women’s basketball is participating in the nationwide Women's Basketball Coaches Association breast cancer awareness and fundraising event, Pink Zone, on Feb. 1 in the college gym.

WBCA's Pink Zone raises money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund for breast cancer research. The Kishwaukee College event will include several activities designed to create awareness, recognize cancer survivors and raise funds for breast cancer research.

The women's and men's basketball teams will play scheduled games against South Suburban College. Women's tip-off time is 1 p.m. and men's tip-off time is approximately 3 p.m. Silent auction items will be open for bidding from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fans wearing pink will be admitted for a $1 ticket price. Items for inclusion in the Pink Zone silent auction are being accepted now through Jan. 29. 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 also will be a 50/50 raffle during the game that will close at 3:30 p.m. T-shirts will also be available for purchase. Cost of the shirts is $12.

For more information on the Pink Zone event, contact Krystal Gundy, Kish head women's basketball coach, at 815-825-9527 or kgundy@kish.edu.

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