Local Sports Teams Set to Participate in Wiggin’ Out For Kids Fundraiser

Sioux Falls, S.D. (March 9, 2009) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today that they will participate in a Wiggin’ Out For Kids fundraiser on Friday, March 13 from 6-9 p.m. at seven different bars/restaurants in Sioux Falls. The event will raise funds and awareness for Cure Kids Cancer at Sanford Children’s Hospital.

Skyforce staff and Skyleaders, along with representatives from the Sioux Falls Canaries and Sioux Falls Storm, will mingle with customers and ask them to donate money to the cause. The event participants, who will be transported via bus courtesy of Royal Limousine, will make stops at the following locations:

Buffalo Wild WingsGateway Casino & LoungeNutty’s South
ChamppsNutty’s NorthRookies Sports Grill & Bar

“We are pleased to partner with the local sports teams of Sioux Falls to help raise funds and awareness for kids battling cancer,” said Cure Kids Cancer development associate Erin Metzger. “As the region’s only Cure Kids Cancer Hospital, Sanford Children’s Hospital is proud to be the premiere choice of care for kids with cancer.”

About Cure Kids Cancer
The mission of Cure Kids Cancer is to help children’s cancer centers, like the one at Sanford Children’s Hospital, find life-saving treatments and eventually cures for children’s cancer by raising funds and awareness.

About Sanford Children’s Hospital
Located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Sanford Children’s serves the healthcare needs of pediatric patients in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska, providing excellence in clinical services, advocacy, research and education.

The Skyforce’s next game is on Friday, March 13 on the road against the Reno Bighorns. Tipoff is set for 9 p.m. CT at the Reno Events Center. Twelve-ticket flex packs are on sale throughout the 2008-09 season. Discounts and benefits are also available for groups of 10 or more. For more information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.