WPEN (97.5 The Fanatic)/Philadelphia To Hold Second 'Striking Out Cancer' Event
February 19, 2016 at 7:16 AM (PT)
GREATER MEDIA Sports WPEN (97.5 THE FANATIC)/PHILADELPHIA is holding its second annual Striking Out Cancer event this SATURDAY (2/20) at the FIELD HOUSE in PHILADELPHIA, raising money for the UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA's ABRAMSON CANCER CENTER.
The event includes a silent auction of sports memorabilia and items from the EAGLES, FLYERS, PHILLIES, and SIXERS and sports throwback apparel giant MITCHELL AND NESS, bartending by station hosts MIKE MISSANELLI, JON MARKS, HARRY MAYES, DEVON GIVENS, JAMIE LYNCH, JASON ‘MARTINEZ’ MYRTETUS, ROB ELLIS, and BARRETT BROOKS along with sister Rock WMMR’s STEVE MORRISON and NICK MCILWAIN, and guest celebrity bartenders MIKE JERRICK and CHRIS MURPHY from FOX O&O WTXF-TV (FOX 29) and JOHN CLARK from COMCAST SPORTSNET.
“Being in radio, we have a unique opportunity to reach people and help raise awareness and funds for causes dear to us”, said MISSANELLI. “We’ve all been touched by cancer in some way and I’m proud to be a part of Striking Out Cancer again this year.”