Teams sought for Hinds CC Healthy Living softball tournament
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Teams sought for Hinds CC Healthy Living softball tournament

Hinds Community College’s Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center is sponsoring the Second Annual Healthy Living Co-ed Softball Tournament to benefit the Warrior Bonfire Project and Camp Rainbow.

The Warrior Bonfire Project is a Clinton organization created for service members who have been wounded in combat operations. The purpose of its programs are to encourage camaraderie between those that can fully understand the mindset of a combat wounded soldier and /or their spouse, foster healing through those relationships, inspire growth towards new passions and purpose post military service, or simply know they are not alone. The programs center around hosting trips that include therapeutic small group activities such as hunting, fishing, skiing and more, with each event concluding with a bonfire.

Located in Utica and associated closely with Blair E. Batson Children’s Cancer Clinic,

Camp Rainbow is a five-day camp dedicated to pediatric cancer patients and survivors between the ages of 6-17 in Mississippi.

The registration deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 28, with the tournament to be played March 20-21 at the Flowood softball fields. The entry fee is $200 per team, which includes umpires, with ASA rules to be used. The top three teams will receive trophies. 

For a registration form, click here.

Checks should be made payable to Hinds Community College.

For more information, contact Cynthia Casey, 601.278.1254,

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a comprehensive institution offering quality, affordable educational opportunities with more than 170 academic, career and technical programs. With six locations in central Mississippi, Hinds enrolled nearly 12,000 credit students in fall 2014. To learn more, visit or call 1.800.HindsCC.

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  • Cathy Hayden

    Cathy Hayden is a 30-year career journalist with a bachelor's degree in journalism and English from the University of Mississippi and a master of theological studies from Spring Hill College in Mobile. Hayden, who covered education at The Clarion-Ledger for 17 years, came to Hinds Community College in January 2007.

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