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Billy Baldwin to headline "Pink Cocktail Party" on July 20
Ballpark event will raise funds for Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY, Inc.
07/05/2011 8:36 PM ET
 
Syracuse, NY-The Syracuse Chiefs, Triple-A Affiliate of the Washington Nationals, are pleased to announce that accomplished actor/producer/writer William Baldwin will be the featured guest at the team's "Pink Cocktail Party" on Wednesday, July 20.

The "Pink Cocktail Party" is part of Breast Cancer Awareness Night and will be held in the Hank Sauer Room at Alliance Bank Stadium from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Admission to the event is $50 per person and also includes a field box ticket for the Chiefs' 7:00pm game against the Buffalo Bisons as well as a parking pass for the evening. Proceeds from the "Pink Cocktail Party" will benefit the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY, Inc. The evening's menu will include:

  • Prime rib carving station
  • Crab cakes with assorted sauces
  • Stuffed mushrooms
  • Spinach & feta pizza squares
  • Chicken strips
  • Cranberry, walnut & pecan salad
  • Mango cupcakes
  • Soft drinks
  • Cash bar
"We are thrilled that Billy Baldwin will be at the ballpark on Breast Cancer Awareness Night," said Chiefs General Manager John Simone. "His support will only make a great evening with one of our community partners even better."

Other events planned for Breast Cancer Awareness Night include Carol Baldwin throwing out the game's ceremonial first pitch, local musician Andrew Greacen performing the National Anthem, and a silent auction of sports memorabilia and more taking place on the main concourse. On the field, all Chiefs players and coaches will wear special pink and black jerseys and caps while select players will wear pink cleats and use pink bats during the game.

Tickets for the Pink Cocktail Party as well as all remaining Chiefs home games can be purchased in person at the team's ticket office at Alliance Bank Stadium, by calling 315-474-7833, or online at SyracuseChiefs.com.

About the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY, Inc.
The Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund, Inc., supports both new and established researchers investigating the causes, prevention and treatment of breast cancer. This research will include-but not be limited to-studies of the genetic, molecular, cellular and environmental factors involved in the development and progression of breast cancer; application of the knowledge thus gained to educate medical professionals and increase public awareness for the prevention, detection and treatment of breast cancer; and studies of the outcomes of breast cancer detection and treatment on the patient, their families and society.

About William Baldwin
William Baldwin has distinguished himself as an actor/ producer/writer who continues to showcase his multitude of talents in the world of film and television. Baldwin has starred in over 25 films of varied genres. He appeared in the screen adaptation of Noel Coward's "Relative Values" with Steven Fry, Colin Firth and Julie Andrews; the Irish Hell's Kitchen drama "One Eyed King" with Chazz Palminteri and Armand Assante; and "The Brotherhood of Murder," a drama about a breakaway faction of the Aryan Nation with Peter Gallagher and Kelly Lynch. Other film credits include "Backdraft," "Curdled," "Virus," "Pyromaniacs: A Love Story," "Shattered Image," "Double Bang," "Fair Game," "Sliver," "Three of Hearts," "Flatliners," "Internal Affairs," and the "The Preppy Murder." He made his feature film debut in Oliver Stone's "Born on the Fourth of July."

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