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Franciscan Hospital for Children and The Travis Roy Foundation Present the 3rd Annual Wiffle Ball Tournament

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WHAT: On Saturday, June 22nd, the Travis Roy Foundation and Franciscan Hospital for Children  kick-off the summer with the 3rd Annual Boston WIFFLE Ball Challenge, held at Boston University’s Nickerson Field. Sixteen teams will compete in the event including Suffolk Construction, Cambridge Savings Bank, Appleton Partners,  Cooley Manion Jones, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, CBIZ Tofias, Krokidas & Bluestein LLP, Mintz Levin, State Street, Goodwin, Procter and many more!

Local celebrities participating in the event include: Senator Scott Brown, Ayla Brown (who will sing the National Anthem at 9:00am), Lenny Clarke, NESN’s Tom Caron, Adam Pellerin, Jamie Erdahl and Jamison Coyle.The first pitch will be thrown at 9:00AM, with the championship game held at approximately 3:00PM. The public is welcome to attend and cheer on their favorite team, snack on baseball-themed treats and meet local celebrities who will be on hand for coaching and announcing.

The first pitch will be thrown at 9:00am, with the championship game held at approximately 2:00pm. The public is welcome to attend and cheer on their favorite team and meet local celebrities who will be on hand for coaching and announcing. For more information, please visit: http://www.bostonwiffleballchallenge.org/.

WHO:  Travis Roy, Senator Scott Brown, Ayla Brown, Lenny Clarke,Tom Caron

WHEN: Saturday, June 22, 2013. Registration: 8:00am Game Time: 9:00AM -2:30pm

COST: FREE

WHERE: Boston University’s Nickerson Field
285 Babcock St.
Boston, MA 02215

Franciscan Hospital for Children, located in Boston’s neighborhood of Brighton, is the leading pediatric rehabilitation center in New England.  The hospital offers medical, behavioral and educational services for children with complex issues requiring interdisciplinary care. For more information on the hospital visit www.franciscanhospital.org, find it on Facebook or follow it on Twitter @FranciscanHFC

About the Travis Roy Foundation: The Travis Roy Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the life of spinal cord injured individuals and families by providing adaptive equipment and to finding a cure through increased funding of research, resulting in self-reliance and the ability to be as independent as possible. find it on Facebook or follow it on Twitter @TRFoundation

 

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Victoria Goodman 781. 421. 3025
vgoodman@blueskyse.com
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