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News: Wood Bat Classic to benefit breast cancer program

The McHenry Cobras Travel Baseball Association will host the 2011 Memorial Day Wood Bat Classic with some proceeds benefiting the Centegra Sage Cancer Center and its breast cancer programs in McHenry County.Cost is $425 per team for ages 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U and 13U. The tournament will feature a three-game minimum. Two wood bats will be provided and first place individual trophies will be awarded.

The tournament is scheduled for Thursday, May 26 through Monday, May 30 at the McHenry Baseball Association VFW Fields, 3002 W. Highway 120, McHenry.To register, call John Kreul at (815) 759-0905; email or visit

The McHenry Cobras Travel Baseball Association is working with the Centegra Health System Foundation to connect the community to Centegra’s vision for better healthcare in McHenry County. The foundation helps build financial resources and grants funds for Centegra operations such as EKG transmitting devices, pre-natal monitors, professional education, state-of-the-art TomoTherapy cancer treatment, charity care, wellness programs, patient transport and much more.

Centegra Health System Foundation raises funds to support the goals of clinical excellence, superior service and promoting wellness for the greater McHenry County area. Through fundraising, special events and stewardship and by embracing donor passion for superior health care, the foundation works to provide the health system with the essential financial resources needed to support its strategic goals.

For more information on how the community can help inspire, invest and innovate healthcare in the area, call the Centegra Health System Foundation at (815) 788-5870.

Centegra is committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the residents of greater McHenry County and to making services available in multiple and convenient locations, including hospitals in McHenry and Woodstock, Immediate and Primary Care centers, Centegra Sage Cancer Center, Health Bridge Fitness Centers and more. As the region’s leading healthcare provider, Centegra Health System continues to bring the latest treatments and technology, along with the skills of nearly 4,000 medical professionals, to meet the needs of the growing McHenry County community.

For more information on Centegra Health System, visit Facebook or Twitter, or call 877-CENTEGRA (877-236-8347).