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St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and Lewis-Clark State College Partner to Host “Knock Cancer Out of the Park” Event

LEWISTON – St. Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC or St. Joseph’s) is proud to announce its partnership with Lewis-Clark State College (LC State) to host the inaugural “Knock Cancer Out of the Park” event on May 13, 2024. The event will occur at Harris Field on the LC State campus in Lewiston, Idaho, on the first day of the NAIA Baseball Opening Round, presented by Avista.

“This is an amazing opportunity for students, staff and the community to come out and watch our hometown team while supporting a great cause. We are thrilled to be a part of this special event,” Brooke Henze, Athletic Director of Lewis-Clark State College, said.

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center is the largest hospital in the Lewiston area and the largest full-service medical center between Boise and Spokane. The hospital has a comprehensive cancer program that includes medical oncology, surgical oncology, and radiation oncology and serves patients from North Central Idaho, Southeast Washington, Northeast Oregon, and more.

“The event will bring awareness to all cancer types and celebrate cancer survivors, caregivers and providers. And, we will have a great day of baseball,” Desiree Silva, Director of Marketing and Communications at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, said.

Commemorative “Knock Cancer Out of the Park” t-shirts and game tickets will be available for cancer survivors on a first-come, first-served basis. Cancer survivors can email [email protected] for more information. The gates will open one hour prior to game times, which will be announced in May. Staff from St. Joseph’s and local cancer non-profits will provide cancer awareness information.

About St. Joseph Regional Medical Center

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, part of ScionHealth, is the largest full-service regional medical center between Boise, Idaho, and Spokane, Washington that provides advanced-level specialty healthcare. Our commitment to providing safe, exceptional care for our community means having highly skilled and certified physicians on our healthcare team and a quality facility with the latest in medical technology. St. Joseph has more than 100 board-certified physicians and providers, active in both primary care and specialty practice. We seek to enhance the quality of life of the citizens we serve in our local communities through the promotion of health, by assuring compassion, sharing knowledge, providing technology, and communicating a love for what we do. St. Joseph Regional Medical Center makes our community healthier by Continuing the Healing Ministry of Jesus. For more information about St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, visit sjrmc.org. For more information about ScionHealth, visit ScionHealth.com.

About Lewis-Clark State College

Founded in 1893 and located in Lewiston, Idaho, Lewis-Clark State College is a small public college that does big things. LC State offers over 130 certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees through both academic and career technical programs; as well as a growing menu of graduate education programs. The college has over 20 fully online degree programs and is known for the quality of its programs – with many ranked nationally and first in Idaho – and for being the most affordable public four-year option in the state. Students thrive at LC State because of the unique small-college, student-centered, hands-on experience provided. To learn more, visit lcsc.edu.

About the Avista NAIA World Series

The Avista NAIA World Series is a double-elimination tournament held since 1957 to determine the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) baseball champion. Since 2000, the tournament has been held at Harris Field on the Lewis-Clark State College campus in Lewiston, Idaho.

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