PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sprint (NYSE: S) is pleased to partner with Phoenix Children’s Hospital
to provide a VIP NASCAR experience to 58 children and family members.
The group will receive full access to the Sprint suite for NASCAR Sprint
Cup Series practice and the NASCAR Xfinity Series race. They will have a
chance to meet Miss Sprint Cup, see the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship
trophy, and visit with a NASCAR celebrity. The celebration gets underway
at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Phoenix International Raceway.
The children from Phoenix Children’s Hospital are all being treated for
serious illnesses and are patients in the hospital’s Pediatric Dialysis
Center, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorder Clinic, Pediatric
Gastroenterology Program, or its General Pediatrics department. The
patients vary in age – from 5 years old to teenagers – and all of them
are excited to attend a NASCAR-sanctioned race.
“We are honored to partner with Phoenix Children’s Hospital and to offer
this unforgettable NASCAR experience to fulfill many children’s dreams
to attend a race,” said Cody Welker, general manager-Arizona, Sprint.
“We’re sure that everyone will have a great time at the Phoenix
International Raceway on Saturday.”
Sprint is also offering local Phoenix fans the opportunity to meet Miss
Sprint Cup and see the Sprint Cup trophy from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Friday at the Sprint MetroCenter store at 10215 N. 28th
Drive. NASCAR fans can enter to win tickets to the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Series race at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday, and one
grand-prize winner will have a chance to win a Pace-Car ride1 (contest
runs at the MetroCenter store from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.).
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more
and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about
most. Sprint served more than 58.4 million connections as of Dec. 31,
2015, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying
innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a
national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands
including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless;
instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a
global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You
can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com
About Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Arizona’s only hospital honored by U.S.
News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals, provides
world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to
children and families in Arizona and throughout the southwest. As one of
the largest children’s hospitals in the country, Phoenix Children’s
provides care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. The hospital is
poised for continued growth in quality patient care, research and
medical education. For more information about the hospital, visit www.phoenixchildrens.org.
1No purchase necessary. Ends 3/11/16. Open to legal residents
of Arizona, 18+. Void where prohibited. See Sprint store for rules. Must
be present to win.
John Votava, 949-337-9236