Winter Heat Tour Returns February 12th!!

The Race For Kids Sake staff is at it again!  The Winter Heat Tour will return once again for the 2011 season!  Mattawan Middle School will play host to this afternoon of basketball, with tournament style games along with a special kids basketball game.  The date for the event is Saturday, February 12th.  The doors for the event will open at 3:15 p.m., with a coaches selection of players scheduled for 3:25 sharp.  Tipoff for the first tournament game is set for just after 3:30.  In addition to the basketball, additional matches will be played in the form of a Tug of War contest and dodgeball.  Admission for spectators will be $5 for adults, $3 for kids ages 6 to 12, with children 5 and under admitted free.  Entry fee for players is $6, which includes a team Race For Kids Sake t-shirt.  Everyone is invited to the Main Street Pub for dinner and drinks afterwards.  To become involved as a player, contact Jennifer Kirkendall at or Ben Raber at
The Race For Kids Sake is a non profit charity group based out of Michigan, and is 501 (C) 3 recognized.  Through their brief 8 year history, RFKS has raised nearly $100,000 to be distributed to great charities such as the Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan, Autism Awareness, as well as a Scholarship Fund and a Distressed Driver/Family Fund.  Events used to raise these funds include the Winter Heat Tour, Annual Charity Dinner/Family Fun Day, Poker Tournaments, Bowling Tournaments, and more.  For more information about the RFKS, including how you can become involved, please visit  


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