News Release


Raffle to Benefit Mount Martys Fernandez

Published Date11\30\2012
The Mount Marty College Athletic Department is sponsoring a benefit raffle for the college's head women’s softball coach and enrollment counselor, Albert Fernandez. The raffle will begin this Saturday, December 1 at 2 pm during the home Lancers basketball game in Cimpl Arena and continue through all the home Lancers basketball games this season.

Albert Fernandez, age 39, was recently diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. Opting to seek treatment at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, the road to recovery and the ATTACK on the cancer have just begun. All the proceeds from this benefit raffle will go directly to the Fernandez Family to help defray expenses that will be occurring as a result of his treatment.

Prizes included in this raffle are: 40" Sony Bravia TV and gifts from Wal-Mart, Hy-Vee, KYNT Radio, JJ Benji's Screen Printing and Embroidery, and many more.

The final drawing for the prizes will take place during the last home Lancers basketball game on Saturday, February 16th. Winners do not need to be present to win.

Raffle tickets can be purchased at the home Lancers basketball games, the Mount Marty College Bookstore, Yankton Quarterback Club meetings, and the KYNT Radio station.

Fernandez resides in Yankton, SD with his two children: AJ, age 13, and Mya, age 10.

Contact the Lancer Athletic Offices at 668-1241 or email media@mtmc.edu if you have any questions.