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Knighthawks Announce Cradle for the Cure Game

March 12, 2018 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) - Rochester Knighthawks News Release

The Rochester Knighthawks will host their inaugural Cradle for the Cure game on Saturday, March 31. That night, Rochester will entertain the Colorado Mammoth at 7:30 p.m. at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena.

"The Knighthawks are proud to partner with such a great organization like CURE Childhood Cancer Association," said Knighthawks Director of Communications Craig Rybczynski. "We are honored to host a game that introduces fans to the important work that CURE does for children and families throughout the Rochester area."

The Knighthawks will wear special light blue jerseys that night, which will be auctioned off to benefit CURE Childhood Cancer Association. The jerseys and shorts will include a gold ribbon to bring awareness to childhood cancer. Each player's jersey will include the name of the person they are playing for on their nameplate. In keeping with the childhood theme, a player's nickname will appear directly below the number on the back of his jersey.

"The opportunity to partner with the Rochester Knighthawks on the Cradle for the Cure game is both humbling and exciting," said CURE Executive Director Holly Dutcher. "We are a small organization that makes a big difference in our community. The opportunity to share our mission and raise awareness for childhood cancer and chronic blood disorders is a true honor."

Fans can bid on the game-worn, signed jerseys at www.knighthawks.com/Auction. The auction will begin on Wednesday, March 28 at noon and end at 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 31.

The Knighthawks are offering a special ticket package that night, which includes a Cradle for the Cure T-shirt and a ticket to the game for just $25. The organization will donate $5.00 from each sale to CURE Childhood Cancer Association.

The Knighthawks will also contribute $5.00 to CURE from every $15 ticket sold at the following link: http://bit.ly/2DIiqxP.

About CURE Childhood Cancer Association

The mission of CURE is to improve the lives of children and their families coping with childhood cancer or chronic blood disorders by providing emotional, educational, social and financial assistance; promoting and funding research toward a cure. CURE is celebrating 40 years of making a difference in the Rochester community.

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