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Rogers State to Sponsor Basketball Benefit on Sunday

The RSU Athletics Staff looks to defend its title agaisnt the  “Community All-Stars” on Sunday afternoon. The RSU Athletics Staff looks to defend its title agaisnt the “Community All-Stars” on Sunday afternoon.

CLAREMORE, Okla. - The William W. Barnes Children’s Advocacy Center charity basketball game, pitting the Rogers State Athletics staff against a group of community all-stars, is set to take place on Sunday, February 10 at 2 p.m. inside the Claremore Expo Center.


Advance tickets can be purchased at the Coldwell Banker Select office in the NeMar Shopping Center. Tickets to the event will also be sold at the door. General admission tickets are $5, students can purchase tickets for $2 and RSU students can purchase tickets for $2 with school ID. Children five years old and younger receive free admission. All proceeds go directly to support the Center's many programs.


“We are excited to have the opportunity to partner with our community to support this great cause,” RSU Athletics Director Ryan Bradley said. “We hope everyone will come out and support this event and maybe even have a few laughs at our expense.”


The “Community All-Stars” will be coached by Claremore Mayor Mickey Perry. The Hillcat athletic staff roster includes RSU head coaches, assistant coaches and administration led by RSU Athletics Director Ryan Bradley as head coach.


There will be a live auction at halftime for a Boot Scootin’ Steak Dinner for eight hosted by RSU President and Mrs. Larry Rice. Several items will be raffled throughout the game including a 50" flat screen TV, two $50 Reasors gift cards, two $50 gas cards from Quik Trip, and rounds of golf donated by Heritage Hills Golf Course.


The Children's Advocacy Center is a non-profit, United Way Agency whose mission is to reduce the trauma of child abuse. The Center provides forensic interviews, medical evaluations and mental health treatment in a safe, child-friendly environment. The Center has been in existence since 2001 and serves over 200 children annually from Rogers, Mayes, and Craig Counties.


For more information about the Children's Advocacy Center, visit www.cacclaremore.org

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