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NCH invites cancer survivors to Schaumburg Boomers baseball game for special celebration

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is teaming up with the Schaumburg Boomers on Saturday, June 9, when the baseball club hosts its Cancer Survivors Day. As lead sponsor of the celebratory event, NCH is inviting all cancer survivors, their support teams and baseball fans alike to participate in special activities before enjoying a night of competitive baseball.

Prior to the Schaumburg Boomers taking on the first place River City Rascals, NCH will lead an on-field survivor parade at 5:20 pm for cancer survivors, and their families and friends. A pre-game address will follow the parade to honor and acknowledge the courage of these brave men and women. Throughout the game, NCH experts will be on hand with information and resources about the cancer care services and treatment options available at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.

With state-of-the-art medical technologies like the CyberKnife® Radiosurgery System, expert oncologists, and specialized nurse navigators who provide one-to-one support, the Arlington Heights hospital is among the region’s leading centers for advanced and comprehensive cancer care. For more information, visit

Individuals participating in the parade are encouraged to come early, with gates opening at 5 pm at the Boomers Stadium, 1999 South Springinsguth Road in Schaumburg. Tickets can be ordered through the Boomers’ website at or by phone at 847.461.3695. Tickets purchased in advance are $10 for box seats and $7 for lawn seats. A $1 discount is available for seniors 65 years and older and for Military personnel with ID. Children two years and under are free.

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