August 11, 2010...4:47 pm

Help send the Flint Flames to Miami

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The Heat are already in Miami, so why not the Flames?

On Saturday, fans of basketball in Flint have an opportunity to help the Flint Flames, a fledgling semi-professional women’s basketball team, travel to national in Miami later this month. They earned the right to compete in the WBCBL tournament after pulling a couple upsets on Aug. 7.

Now, they need your help to keep going. They are hosting a fundraiser Saturday in the Flint area.

Here’s more from The Flint Journal.

Well-wishers do have another chance to show the Flames their support, however.
To help offset the cost of traveling to nationals, which will be Aug. 21-22 in Miami, the team is hosting a ‘Fundraiser 2 The Finals’ from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at Thompson Creek Turkey Farm on Hill Road.

There will be a bottle drive, as well as the chance to make donations. People donating $10 or more will receive a commemorative Flames t-shirt. There will also be opportunities to meet players, play games and get discounts on Thompson Creek food for those who donate.

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