Mystics to Hold Fourth Annual Post Game Auction - UPDATE
August 28, 2011
(UPDATED on Sunday, August 28 at 10:30 a.m.)
The Washington Mystics game is still going on as planned today. Tipoff is at 4:00 p.m. at the Verizon Center.
WHO: Washington Mystics & Sibley Memorial Hospital
WHAT: Breast Health Awareness Night
WHEN: Sunday, August 28 at 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Verizon Center. Washington Mystics vs. Phoenix Mercury
Washington, D.C. – The Washington Mystics and Sibley Memorial Hospital will partner once again for the fourth annual breast health awareness auction to be held following the game between the Mystics and the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday, August 28. Tipoff is at 4:00 p.m. at Verizon Center. Proceeds of the auction will benefit the Sullivan Center for Breast Health at Sibley Memorial Hospital. Sibley is the team’s official healthcare provider and the presenting sponsor of the Mystics’ Breast Health Awareness Game. Mystics fans are encouraged to support the initiative by wearing pink clothing to celebrate the day.
In celebration of the Breast Health Awareness Game, the first 4,000 fans to arrive will receive pink bags courtesy of Sibley. Breast cancer survivors will be seated in the Survivor’s section compliments of Sibley Memorial Hospital. Following the game, fans will have a chance to bid on numerous sports experiences including game-worn pink Mystics jerseys. In the last three years, the Mystics have raised over $125,000 for the Sullivan Center for Breast Health at Sibley.
About Sibley Memorial Hospital
Sibley Memorial Hospital is a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Serving Washington, D.C. since 1890, Sibley Memorial Hospital is a 328-bed acute care nonprofit hospital. Sibley is accredited by the Joint Commission and is licensed by the District of Columbia Department of Health and Human Services.
About the Washington Mystics
The WNBA’s Washington Mystics
are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The group also owns and operates the NBA’S Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals and Verizon Center – the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals, and George Mason University's Patriot Center.
The following items will be available at Sunday’s auction:
1. Road trip to a Mystics away game
2. Honorary coach for a pre-season Mystics game
3. Zamboni ride during a Capitals game
4. Trip for 2 to a WNBA Finals Game
5. Dinner with Vicky Bullett
6. Maya Moore-Minnesota Lynx autographed jersey
7. Two tickets-Maryland vs. Duke’s Women’s basketball game at Duke University
8. Stay at Innisbrook resort
9. Team dinner for two with all players/coaches
10. Suite tickets to a Wizards game