News Coverage: Sparrow Club Fundraiser

The Central Washington Sparrow Club was covered by the Daily Record this weekend. The story covers the upcoming event Sparrow Night taking place at 7 p.m. on Nov. 15.

CWU volleyball hosts fundraiser

Lincoln Elementary School has teamed up with Central Washington Sparrow Clubs USA to raise money and awareness for local children with special medical needs in the local area.

Avory Clark, Lincoln’s adopted Sparrow, will be introduced to the community during Sparrow Night at Central Washington University’s volleyball game 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at Nicholson Pavilion. Tickets are available at the door for $8 general admission, $5 for students and seniors and free for CWU students. Sparrow will receive a portion of the ticket proceeds sold at the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce and Kelleher Motor Company only.

Clark was born two months premature, and she has suffered from breathing problems her entire life. Her doctors diagnosed her with Samter’s triad, a medical condition which including asthma and multiple allergies. She is 11 years old and lives in Ellensburg, where she enjoys art, animals and volleyball.

During Sparrow Night, there will be information available on Sparrow Clubs and how people can get involved. Clark and her family will be introduced to the crowd and the players before the game, and Sparrow Clubs will have a volleyball rally challenge during one of the period breaks. Teams of one CWU student and one elementary student will compete for the longest volleyball rally. Winners will receive a prize sponsored by Central Washington Sparrow Clubs.

To read more of the article, please visit the Daily Record here.


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