Xavier Women's Basketball Team Announces Third Annual Swishes for Wishes

Proceeds Benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Greater Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Southern Ohio Region | January 15, 2008

The Xavier University women's basketball team will make “Swishes for Wishes” Saturday, January 26 at Cintas Center at 6:00 p.m. when the Musketeers take on the UMass Minutewomen.

 

$1.00 from every ticket sold will benefit The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Southern Ohio region to help make a sick child’s wish come true.

 

The evening will be full of fun for all ages. Before the game, the Kroger Kids Zone will feature face painting, cornhole, sign making, basket shooting, and interacting with mascots and cheerleaders. The Sherwood Rappin’ Ropes will entertain at halftime. During the game, mini-basketballs, Xavier merchandise and gift certificates will be given away. After the game, join the Lady Musketeers at an autograph session.

 

Tickets are only $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for youth 17 and under.  Groups of 15 or more can get $2.00 off. Groups will be announced on the videoboard and over the public address system if tickets are purchased in advance of game day. For tickets call (513) 745-3411.

 

In addition to the donation made from ticket sales, Xavier University will auction off a luxury suite on www.GOXAVIER.com. The auction will run from Tuesday, January 15 through 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 23. All proceeds from the auction will also benefit The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Southern Ohio region.

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The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, Southern Ohio region fulfilled the individual wishes of 118 local children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions last fiscal year.  Currently they have 127 pending wishes. To find out how you can help share the power of a wish®, contact the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Southern Ohio office at 513 745-9474 or visit our website at www.makeawishohio.org.