The US Marines Take on the Phoenix Suns in Wheelchair Basketball

Wounded Warrioe Progams Visits The All New SpoFit Center in Phoenix Arizona

Event Time: Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 5:30 PM

Location: 5031 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034

 

The Virginia G. Piper Sports & Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities (SpoFit) is proud to be hosting the Wounded Warrior Regiment's Warrior Athlete Reconditioning program for six days of volleyball and basketball training.  Over twenty marines from around the country are learning the two adaptive sports from coaches involved in the Paralympic programs.

Join us this Tuesday evening as the marines scrimmage the Banner Phoenix Wheelchair Suns.  The event is open to the public.  The brand new facility is designed to accommodate people with disabilities for sports, recreation and exercise.

We invite media representatives to visit the camp during the wheelchair basketball scrimmage between wounded, ill and injured Marines and the Suns on Dec. 6th at 5:30 pm.  Media interested in covering the event should contact Loren Worthington at Arizona Bridge to Independent Living(ABIL) at (602) 386-4278 or email lorenw 'at' abil.org, or Aquita Brown at the Wounded Warrior Regiment public affairs office at (571) 330-5431 or email aquita.brown@usmc.mil

The Virginia G. Piper Sports & Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities (SpoFit) is a program of Arizona Bridge to Independent Living (ABIL), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.