Navigation Links
Philadelphia Phillies Host Tug McGraw Foundation to Raise Awareness for Brain Tumors
Date:3/2/2010

PHILADELPHIA and YOUNTVILLE, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens Bank Park will be filled with that "Ya Gotta Believe" spirit on April 30 when the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tug McGraw Foundation celebrate "Tug McGraw Foundation Brain Tumor Awareness Night" as the Phillies take on the New York Mets.

Tug McGraw – legendary Phillies and Mets pitcher known for his "Ya Gotta Believe" spirit – succumbed to brain cancer in 2003. The Foundation he established before his death raises funds to support research and programs to improve quality of life for patients diagnosed with brain tumors and other neurological conditions.

"Great players like Tug McGraw and John Vukovich fought this battle; now, my great friend, Ricky Stone, is also fighting a brain tumor," said Brad Lidge, closer for the Phillies. "This event is an important effort to raise awareness for thousands of adults and children who face this diagnosis."

"Tug McGraw Foundation Brain Tumor Awareness Night," which kicks off Brain Tumor Awareness Month, will feature a "Screwball VIP pre-game party" taking place at the Phillies Party Tent along with special guests to be announced. The event will include a silent auction of Phillies and Tim McGraw memorabilia, as well as a raffle for tickets to Tim McGraw's summer concert in Philadelphia.

A select number of tickets are available for the "Screwball VIP pre-game party." Orders for these will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Regular game tickets are also available. To order tickets visit: www.phillies.com/tugmcgraw.

"The Tug McGraw Foundation is making great strides in generating attention and research to improve quality of life for those who are affected by brain tumors and other neurological conditions," said Tim McGraw, Tug's son and TMF Honorary Chairman. "I'm grateful to the Phillies for making this event happen and for their ongoing support for Tug and others."

Proceeds from "Tug McGraw Foundation Brain Tumor Awareness Night" event will benefit the Foundation.

About the Tug McGraw Foundation

The Tug McGraw Foundation was established in 2003 to enhance the quality of life of children and adults with brain tumors, and in 2009 expanded programs to include Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).  TMF collaborates and partners with other organizations to accelerate new treatments and cures to improve quality of life in areas of physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual impact of those debilitating conditions.

SOURCE Tug McGraw Foundation

Back to top
'/>"/>
SOURCE Tug McGraw Foundation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. The Philadelphia Walk Now for Autism Expected to Draw 10,000 Walkers and Raise $1 Million to Help Find Answers About the Nations Fastest-Growing Developmental Disorder
2. Women of Philadelphia Win by a Touchdown
3. Philadelphia Flyers to Use VivoChampionTrainer(TM) System to Condition and Strengthen Players
4. Live Webcast With President George H.W. Bush as Bono and DATA Are Honored With National Constitution Centers 2007 Liberty Medal in Historic Philadelphia
5. Philadelphia Washed-Up ... Region Near Bottom
6. Union Members Hold Demonstrations at Philadelphia Nursing Home
7. Philadelphia Insurance Companies to Sponsor the 2007 Parkway Run/Walk
8. Five Local Residents Vie to be Philadelphias Biggest 2007 Local Loser
9. An Innovation in Health Care Opens at CVS/pharmacy Stores in Philadelphia Metro Area
10. Brain Imaging Expert Recruited to Study Autism at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
11. Eckert Seamans Announces Major Expansion in Philadelphia, West Chester and Harrisburg
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Judy Buchanan, ... Master in Frederick, MD. Judy says, “I am passionate about sharing Reiki as ... a very difficult and challenging time.” , A Certified Medical Reiki™ Master trained ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... “Vintage and Harvest A ... minister and college Bible teacher residing in North Carolina with his wife, Anna Marie. ... blessed them with six grandchildren. David is also the author of “Shadow and Substance.” ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... March 23, 2017 , ... In 2016 the World Health Organization declared the ... four million Zika-related cases in the Americas within the next year. Lyme disease is ... per year skyrocketing to an estimated 329,000. Yet, Zika, Lyme and other insect borne ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... March 23, 2017 , ... Demonstrating their commitment to ... public health departments have been awarded national accreditation through the Public Health ... the expanding network of communities across the nation whose health departments meet rigorous ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... March 23, 2017 , ... The IoT (Internet of Things) is revolutionizing ... a huge impact on businesses and individual consumers alike. Laboratories can maximize their ... a value anywhere from $4 trillion to $11 trillion dollars by the year 2025. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/24/2017)... , March 24, 2017   The ... organization within medical affairs in the pharmaceutical industry ... the chair of a newly formed scientific advisory ... members to form the first ever medical affairs ... For more information about the ACMA, please visit  ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary   ... Medical cannabis products around the world are projected to gain popularity. A ... market will reach a value of USD 55.8 billion by 2025. ... growing industry. By the end of 2016, 28 states have now laws ... conservative states like Arkansas and North ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... , March 24, 2017 A ReportsnReports.com report ... been growing rapidly as the global sales of Adcetris and Kadcyla ... in the antibody drug conjugates market is driven by large number ... and wider therapeutic window offered by ADCs. ... Browse 3 Tables and 94 Figures, 10 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: