Lakeland, FL – The Lakeland Magic, the NBA G League affiliate of the Orlando Magic, will host a Mental Health Awareness Night in partnership with CPS Investment Advisors and Peace River Center on Tuesday, March 10 at the RP Funding Center, 701 West Lime Street, Lakeland, FL 33815. The Lakeland Magic will take on the Erie Bayhawks NBA G League Affiliate of the New Orleans Pelicans.
“We understand the importance of mental health and want to help people start meaningful conversations about mental health, mental illness and bring awareness to the resources available in our community,” said Lakeland Magic President Shelly Wilkes.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the game starts at 7:00 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy all the game day entertainment. Magic players will be wearing dedicated theme jerseys that will be auctioned off with all proceeds benefiting Peace River Center, a non-profit behavioral health organization that serves more than 22,000 individuals every year. All donations made during the event, and until June 30, 2020, will be doubled through a match made possible by the George W. Jenkins Foundation. Those who want to donate but cannot attend are encouraged to visit www.PeaceRiverCenter.org/donate.
“Having served on the board for almost 20 years, Peace River Center and mental health awareness are incredibly important to me. I am grateful CPS Investment Advisors is able to work with the Lakeland Magic and make this important awareness event possible,” said President, Peter Golotko, who currently serves as Chair of Peace River Center Board of Directors.
The evening coincides with the Lakeland Magic’s Two for Tuesday, during which guests can enjoy $2 beers, hot dogs and Pepsi fountain drinks. Tickets are $5 each, with $3 benefiting Peace River Center, and are available for purchase at lakelandmagic.com.