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Hit One Out of the Park for the PA Breast Cancer Coalition

The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition and the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers team up for a Homerun Derby statewide

EPHRATA, Pa., March 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's time to dust off that old baseball mitt and head out to the ballpark! The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) and the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers have joined together to bring a Homerun Derby event to each of the 11 Minor League Baseball Stadiums across the state. These events, all taking place throughout the month of July 2008, will not only raise funds for the PBCC but will raise awareness in communities throughout the state.

Events will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in each of the following stadiums throughout Pennsylvania:

July 1 - York Revolution

July 2 - State College Spikes

July 8 - Reading Phillies

July 10 - Washington Wildthings

July 11 - Erie Seawolves

July 14 - Williamsport Crosscutters

July 15 - Harrisburg Senators

July 18 - Allentown Iron Pigs

July 20 - Altoona Curve

July 22 - Scranton Yankees

July 26 - Lancaster Barnstormers

Teams of four may participate by making a donation of $1,000 to the PBCC. Each team receives hats, jerseys, commemorative baseballs, and a souvenir team photo. Prizes are awarded for most homeruns per team, most team and individual points, overall winners, and more. Team winners will be recognized before the game in the stadium that evening with possible "first pitch" opportunities!

Opportunities to participate, volunteer, sponsor, and attend all 11 games are still available. For more details, or to sign-up please visit the Homerun Derby website at or contact PBCC Executive Director, Heather Hibshman, at 1-800-377-8828 x102 or

The PA Breast Cancer Coalition represents, supports and serves breast cancer survivors and their families in Pennsylvania through educational programming, legislative advocacy and unique outreach initiatives. The PBCC is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure our daughters won't have to(C). For more information, visit

SOURCE Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition
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