Join the Mennonite College of Nursing and Redbird Athletics on Sunday, February 8, for the Pink Reception before the Redbird women’s basketball team’s Play 4Kay game to support the Kay Yow Cancer Fund and to celebrate community cancer survivors and those currently battling cancer of all kinds. Refreshments will be provided.

When: Sunday, February 8; reception from 1–2 p.m. and the game (Illinois State vs. Drake) starting at 2:05 p.m.
Where: Redbird Arena, reception in the Legends Room

If you would like to attend the pregame reception, RSVP to Christine Boicken or (309) 438-2147 by Wednesday, February 4. You may also register at

Tickets for this game are only $1! To purchase tickets in advance of the game, contact the Illinois State Athletics Ticket Office online at, by phone at (309) 438-8000, or in person at one of the Athletics Ticket Offices located at Redbird Arena and Hancock Stadium, which are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Tickets can also be purchased on the day of the game at the north and east doors to Redbird Arena. Cancer survivors can receive FREE admission for themselves and a guest if they register in advance with Boicken or online at

We encourage you to wear PINK and sit in section “N” for nursing!