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The Lydia Smith Sickle Cell Foundation presents The 2014 VIP's "PLAYING IN CRISIS" Co-ed Volleyball & Casino Beach Party at Montrose Beach Chicago. This year's event is to provide increased awareness for sickle cell disease research, clinical care with health & wellness options for this painful, life-threatening disease. Join Us during this wonderful day on the beach of advocating for sickle cell. Just bring your swimsuits, sun-tan lotion & lounge chairs and Let' Have Some Fun in the Sun!!
1-3 kids DIE per day from Sickle Cell. Join Us to bring more awareness to this horrific disease.
July 19th - A Great Day, A Great Time, A Great Cause!!
This Event is FREE to the Public to Attend. Registration is the ONLY Requirement!!
Volleyball, Food and Drinks provided to Guest wearing "I Fight Sickle Cell" Tee or $20 Donation/person. Donation can be made online or day of event.
Play Craps & BlackJack on the Beach for Raffle Prizes. Casino Games Provided by GSH Group at http://www.gshcasinoparties.com/.
Registration IS REQUIRED to attend!!
PLAY. MINGLE. ADVOCATE.
There will be two courts..A corporate court for the tournament and recreation court for guests that want to play. Sign-up for guests will be Day Of event.
Special Invited Guests include friends from NFL, NBA, MLB, Boxing, TV, Politics, and the Medical & Business World.
For More Info and to Sponsor Your Own Team, contact the Lydia Smith Sickle Cell Foundation:
www.sicklecellfund.org | firstname.lastname@example.org | 773-270-1606
Support Services Provided by:
University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System
Sickle Cell Disease Association of Illinois
The STRIVE Program
Ann & Robert Lurie Children's Hospital
University of Chicago Hospital
Under Armour Apparel
University of Illinois-Chicago
When & Where
The Lydia Smith Sickle Cell Foundation
The Lydia Smith Sickle Cell Foundation (LSSCF), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provide support for families and communities affected by sickle cell disease. Our Developing Young Leaders in Research & Outreach program, in conjunction with University of Illinois Hospital & University of Illinois School of Nursing provides underrepresented minority teens pursue a career (doctors, nurses, researchers, scientists, etc.) in heathcare by providing a 15-week training curriculum on healthcare disparity, sickle cell & other blood disorders, physician shadowing, among other education tools to provide them the access to education they deserve. By the completion of the program, each participant will have their Certified Nursing Assistant certification so they can gain ongoing education/experience while working directly in hospitals or healthcare facilities while pursuing their diplomas, undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, and medical school degrees.
Join us on this movement while continue to strive to have a great impact on our community, our city, our country, and our world.
Lydia Smith Sickle Cell Foundation
Chicago, IL | Charlotte, NC and Surrounding areas | Los Angeles, CA | Atlanta, Ga
P: (773) 270-1606