Perseverance takes center stage at Real Men Wear Pink banquet
DECATUR-- In a sport all about looking forward, several high school teams took the opportunity to look back during the Real Men wear Pink Awards banquet Sunday night.
Dozens of coaches, players, and families gathered in the Richard Treat Center at Millikin to collect some awards and also look back on the most successful Real Men Wear Pink Campaign since it started.
Millikin University Women’s Basketball coach Lori Kerins, a cancer survivor herself spoke about the importance of this campaign both on and off the field…
“It’s so moving to think about what these young men are doing to influence their community in such a positive way. This campaign is about more than raising dollars, it’s about celebrating life, and showing how truly great it is.”
All in all, over 15 awards were presented and over $12,000 was raised as part of the campaign.
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