The Knuckle Ball…A Pitch for Life is Heading to Phoenix

As some of you may know, my daughter Chloe was born in January 2014 with a Vein Of Galen Malformation (VOGM), which is an extremely rare type of AVM. Over the past 18 months she has gone through 6 brain embolizations. Her first two taking place at one and two-day old and the last one being in December 2014. She is doing much better now but her VOGM is still there. She has received tons of wonderful support from The Joe Niekro Foundation and its members over the past several months and I have offered my photography services to this wonderful organization and their Annual Knuckle Ball event on October 17th in Phoenix. See event details below…

The Joe Niekro Foundation

Joe Niekro Foundation Knuckle Ball

On October 17th, 2015, athletes from all over the country will come together, in association with The Joe Niekro Foundation and The Society of Neuro-Interventional Surgery Foundation, to support brain aneurysmAVM and hemorrhagic stroke research and awareness, for the 6thAnnual Knuckle Ball…A Pitch for Life at the JW Marriott Resort in Phoenix, AZ.

The black-tie evening, hosted by actress and brain aneurysm survivor, Tamala Jones, will feature a festive reception, silent auction, formal dinner, event program and LIVE auction (plus a few surprises in between).  The gala is the foundation’s largest event of the year and pays tribute to those that have lost their lives to these fatal conditions, while honoring the survivors who are fighting everyday to recover.

We are proud to announce that Petrice “TC” Schuttler will be honored as the Joe Niekro Humanitarian of the Year for her outstanding commitment and contributions to the Phoenix community.  Petrice…

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