University of Delaware Athletics Seeks “Dare To Be Strong” Story Submissions
February 9, 2011
Photo Courtesy of Mark Campbell
NEWARK, Del. -- In conjunction with Women’s Health Awareness Day on Sunday, February 20, the UD Athletics Department and women’s basketball program are celebrating the many women across Delaware and the surrounding region who have shown unparalleled bravery and strength while personally battling illness.
UD is seeking stores, testimonials, poems, social commentaries or other types of creative expression about heroic women whose stories about their fight with disease have personally touched and inspired others.
Every author of a submission will receive two complimentary tickets to the Blue Hen women’s basketball game against James Madison on Sunday, February 20 at 3 p.m. The author will also be invited to represent and/or join their mom, sister, daughter, grandmother, aunt, friend, co-worker or neighbor in a “Dare to be Strong” halftime on-court tribute in celebration of the women that have empowered and inspired others with their fighting spirit.
The event will also feature health screenings and information booths highlighting health-related organizations and programs.
Deadline for story submissions is 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 17. Click on the link below to submit your testimonial.Back To Women's Basketball Home Women's Basketball Story Archive