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Blake Trauma Patient Bevyn Ward, to Throw First Pitch at Marauders Game

Blake Medical Center August 26, 2014

Bradenton, FL – On Saturday, August 30th, 17 year old Bevyn Ward will step onto a playing field for the first time since an April 13th car accident that sent her to Blake’s Level II Trauma Center. The head-on collision earlier this year resulted in serious fractures to Bevyn’s footand ankle. Bevyn attends Palmetto High School and has always had a love for playing soft ball. Shewill be escorted to the mound by Blake Medical Center’s Chief Operating Officer, Valerie Powell-Stafford. “We are very humbled to see this remarkable young woman out on the playing field again. Bevyn isan example to us all of how hard work, dedication and the life-saving skills of our Trauma Team canmake such a difference in someone’s life,“ said Powell-Stafford. Bevyn will be throwing out the opening pitch for the Bradenton Marauder’s Fan Appreciation Nightthis Saturday, August 30th. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m.

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