Shoot for the Cure
Members of the Cape Breton University Capers women’s basketball team recently presented the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation with a cheque for $10,273.39, representing funds raised by the teams successful Shoot for the Cure night held February 11th at the Sullivan Fieldhouse.
Shoot for the Cure is an initiative of the CIS Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) to raise money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – and other related cancer charities – and has been running for five straight seasons.
At CBU, the hard work of CBU Alumni and the Capers women’s program has generated more than $50,000 for the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Cancer Unit.
More than 1,000 fans were on hand as the Capers hosted the University of Prince Edward Island Panthers back in February and as has become the norm over the past five years, the local supporters were more than ready to help with such a great cause.
CBU Alumni and the Capers women’s basketball program would like to thank everyone for their support and for making Shoot for the Cure in Cape Breton one of the top fundraising events in the CIS
On hand for the cheque presentation were: Front row (left to right), Capers players Nicole Works, Tanira McClurkin, Brittany Hollins, Jessica Steed and Sarah MacDonald. Back row (left to right) CBU Alumni Officer and Shoot for the Cure committee member Lindsey Smith, Shoot for the Cure committee member Shelly Kehoe, Dwight Rudderham, Chairman of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, Shoot for the Cure committee member Melissa Connors and Fabian McKenzie, Head Coach of the CBU Capers women’s basketball team.
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Play Fore Kids
On Friday, July 26th, join the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation and the YMCA of Cape Breton for the 2nd Annual Play Fore Kids Charity Golf Tournament at The Lakes Golf Club. Support two of Cape Breton’s largest charities through one event and help us take steps forward in children’s health! Last year, this tournament sold out, hosting 144 players from Cape Breton’s business community. All proceeds raised support the Pediatrics Unit at the Regional Hospital and the YMCA’s children’s programs.
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