AUSTIN, Texas (March 21, 2017) – The Austin Spurs, presented by SWBC, will host their annual Kiel Colon Cancer Awareness Game, on Sunday, March 26 at 5 p.m. vs. the Oklahoma City Blue at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park.
In honor of National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Austin has partnered with the Kiel Colon Cancer Foundation for Sunday’s game. Fans are encouraged to wear dark blue, the color that represents Colon Cancer Awareness, and the team will wear blue laces for the game to show support. Fans will have the opportunity to win the same blue laces that the team is wearing, along with Kick & Roll T-shirts, courtesy of the Kiel Colon Cancer Foundation.
“I aspire for the Kiel Colon Cancer Foundation to one day be the face of Colon Cancer Awareness, educating everyone about colon cancer’s characteristics through fun and creative initiatives and events,” said George Kiel, organization founder.
About Kiel Colon Cancer Foundation
Created upon the death of founder George Kiel III’s mother, Debra, the Kiel Colon Cancer Foundation’s goal is to decrease the number of preventable deaths caused by colon cancer through education and awareness initiatives, encouraging healthy lifestyle choices, and supporting cancer research. Through their work, they hope to encourage screening for the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women.