SOUTHAVEN, Miss - The Mississippi RiverKings' staff and players made a Valentine's Day visit to the patients and members of the West Cancer Center. Established in 2014, the non-profit ogranization solicits grants and donations to broaden innovative research and cancer treatment programs for adults.
The University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research focuses on four areas of research such as: Drug Development and Discovery, Immunothearpy, Women's Cancers and Community Outcomes. Due to generous donorship for the organization, benefactors provide adequete funding for West Cancer Center Researchers to create and produce the most effective therapies for cancer patients, with the goal of defeating cancer entirely.
The Mississippi RiverKings will honor the UT/West Institute for Cancer Research by sporting special pink jerseys on Saturday, February 25 versus the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs at the Landers Center. Tickets benefiting the organization can purchased at RiverKings.com/pinkintherink or by calling Mandy Barefoot at 662-253-0172.
To learn more about the UT/West Institute for Cancer Research, visit westcancercenter.org.
Mississippi RiverKings players Matt Harrington, Ryan Marcuz, and Sam Higgins visit with staff members at West Cancer Center - © Mississippi RiverKings
RiverKings players Ryan Marcuz, Sam Higgins, and Matt Harrington pose for photo with a patient at the West Cancer Center - © Mississippi RiverKings
The RiverKings travel on the road to take on the Macon Mayhem for a 6:35 puck drop this Friday. Catch all the action at the official watch party headquarters, Old Style Bar-B-Q in Olive Branch. The team returns to the Landers Center on President's Day, February 20 for a match against the Columbus Cottonmouths at 3:00 p.m. For ticket information and details, visit riverkings.com or call 662-342-1755.
About the Mississippi RiverKings
The RiverKings are supported by our community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and grants from Maddox Foundation, an independent private foundation based in Hernando, Miss. To find out more about the RiverKings, call 662-342-1755 or visit RiverKings.com.