UWGB, Butler, Bellin partner for Coaches vs. Cancer

01/22/2010

Green Bay - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay men’s basketball head coach Tod Kowalczyk and Butler head coach Brad Stevens will join Dr. Michael Ray, MD, Ph.D of the Cancer Team at Bellin Health on Friday, Jan. 29 at the Resch Center for a breakfast to help raise awareness and funds for prostate cancer as part of the national Coaches vs. Cancer initiative.

Following a breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on the Resch Center court, Kowalczyk and Stevens will discuss overcoming challenges they face each year as coaches. Dr. Ray, a radiation oncologist, will share his knowledge and expertise of prostate cancer, including prevention tips and advances in treatment options. The event will last approximately two hours.

Tickets for the event are $25, with the proceeds benefiting the Green Bay Phoenix Compete to Beat Fund, which was established in partnership with Bellin Health to provide treatment-based needs for families and patients with cancer.

Reservations must be made by Wednesday, Jan. 27, as seating is limited. For tickets, call the Green Bay Athletics Office at (920) 465-2145.

The Phoenix will host nationally-ranked Butler at 8 p.m. that evening, with the game being televised live on ESPNU. To purchase game tickets, visit www.GreenBayPhoenix.com.