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Southeastern Community College packs gym in pink

The Fifth Annual Pack the Gym in Pink, a Southeastern Community College men’s basketball game fundraiser, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at SCC’s Loren Walker Arena. Proceeds from the event will support Great River Hospice.

Admission to the Pack the Gym in Pink game is free. Great River Hospice will receive money raised in the game against Illinois Central College. The Blackhawks will wear pink jerseys in support of Hospice, and fans are encouraged to wear pink.

Pack the Gym in Pink T-shirts are $10 (small to extra-large) and $15 (2X and 3 X). T-shirts and free tickets are available at the SCC Athletic Office and Great River Hospice House, 1306 S. Washington Rd., West Burlington.

There will be a live cake auction at halftime. A silent auction of Valentine-themed gift baskets continues online until 11 a.m., Feb. 13, at www.thehawkeye.com/packitinpink. Baskets will be available for viewing and continuing bids from noon, Feb. 13, through halftime. Winners will be announced at the game.

For more information, call Great River Hospice at 319-768-3350