Former Illinois basketball star Dee Brown is helping host a fundraiser for the University of Illinois Springfield softball program March 16 4:30-9 p.m. at Win, Lose or Draught in Piper Glen Plaza.
The proceeds will go toward the construction of a planned softball complex located south of The Recreation and Athletic Center on the UIS campus.
Several elected officials and local celebrities will participate or serve as bartenders.
A short program will take place at 8 p.m. with comments from Brown, UIS softball coach Shannon Nicholson Guthrie and other officials.
This article appeared in The State Journal-Register on March 8, 2017.
Read the entire article online.