2015 Knuckle Ball – Phoenix

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Knuckle Ball

6th ANNUAL KNUCKLE BALL

October 17, 2015
JW Marriott – Desert Ridge Resort
6:00PM
Evening Emcee – Radio Personality, Dave Pratt
Special Guest Host – Actress and Brain Aneurysm Survivor, Tamala Jones

Joe Niekro Humanitarian of the Year
Petrice “TC” Schuttler

Joe Niekro Medical Humanitarian of the Year
Joseph Zabramski, MD – Barrow Neurological Institute

On October 17th, 2015, athletes from all over the country came together, in association with The Joe Niekro Foundation and The Society of NeuroInterventional Foundation, to support brain aneurysm, AVM and hemorrhagic stroke research and awareness at the 6th Annual Knuckle Ball…A Pitch for Life at the JW Marriott Resort in Phoenix, AZ.

The Morning Mayor, Dave Pratt was the evening’s emcee while actress and brain aneurysm survivor, Tamala Jones spoke as our Special Guest Host.

Petrice “TC”Knuckle Ball Schuttler was honored as the Joe Niekro Humanitarian of the Year for her outstanding commitment and contributions to the Phoenix community.  Joe Niekro Medical Humanitarian of the Year recipient, Joseph Zabramski, MD was recognized for his research and continued advancements and treatment studies of brain aneurysms, AVMs and hemorrhage strokes.

The Joe Niekro Foundation is committed to supporting patients and families, research, treatment and awareness of brain aneurysms, AVM’s and hemorrhagic strokes. We provide education on the risk factors, causes and treatments of these conditions, while funding the advancement of neurological research.

Thank you to all who joined us for this unforgettable black-tie evening which featured a festive reception, silent auction, formal dinner, event program, LIVE auction, and musical entertainment (plus a few surprises) as we paid tribute to those that have lost their life to these fatal conditions, while honoring the survivors who are fighting everyday to recover.

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THE KNUCKLER – $25,036 – 12 Seat Table

  • Ten (10) guest seats at a premier reserved table at The Knuckle Ball
  • The athlete of your choice and their guest at your table (honored in order requested)
  • Ten (10) passes granting access to the VIP Knuckle Ball Reception
  • Eight (8) autographed items signed by Knuckle Ball attending athletes
  • Your company name recognition in the invitation and program
  • Your company logo on the back cover of the evening’s program
  • Your company name and/or logo displayed on the main screen throughout the evening
  • Sponsorship recognition with link on www.joeniekrofoundation.org
  • A full page B/W advertisement in the event program
  • Sponsorship mention the evening of the event

THE KNUCKLER SUPPORTED BY:

SNIS Foundation

SURVIVOR CIRCLE – $20,036 – 10 Seat Table – Donation to be used to host aneurysm survivors and family members

  • Eight (8) guest seats at a premier reserved table at The Knuckle Ball
  • The athlete of your choice and their guest at your table (honored in order requested)
  • Eight (8) passes granting access to the VIP Knuckle Ball Reception
  • Six (6) autographed items signed by Knuckle Ball attending athletes
  • Your company name recognition in the invitation and program
  • Your company logo on the back cover of the evening’s program
  • Your company name and/or logo displayed on the main screen throughout the evening
  • Sponsorship recognition with link on www.joeniekrofoundation.org
  • A 3/4 page B/W advertisement in the event program
  • Sponsorship mention the evening of the event

SURVIVOR CIRCLE SUPPORTED BY:

THE NO-HITTER – $15,036 – 10 Seat Table

  • Eight (8) guest seats at a premier reserved table at The Knuckle Ball
  • The athlete of your choice and their guest at your table (honored in order requested)
  • Six (6) passes granting access to the VIP Knuckle Ball Reception
  • Four (4) autographed items signed by Knuckle Ball attending athletes
  • Your company name recognition in the invitation and program
  • Your company logo on the back cover of the evening’s program
  • Your company name and/or logo displayed on the main screen throughout the evening
  • Sponsorship recognition with link on www.joeniekrofoundation.org
  • A half page B/W advertisement in the event program
  • Sponsorship mention the evening of the event

THE NO-HITTER SUPPORTED BY:

Ms. Petrice Schuttler

THE SHUT-OUT – $10,036 – 10 Seat Table

  • Eight (8) guest seats at a premier reserved table at The Knuckle Ball
  • An athlete and their guest at your table (honored in order requested)
  • Four (4) passes granting access to the VIP Knuckle Ball Reception
  • Two (2) autographed items signed by Knuckle Ball attending athletes
  • Your company name recognition in the invitation and program
  • Your company logo on the back cover of the evening’s program
  • Your company name and/or logo displayed on the main screen throughout the evening
  • Sponsorship recognition with link on www.joeniekrofoundation.org
  • A quarter page B/W advertisement in the event program
  • Sponsorship mention the evening of the event

THE SHUT-OUT SUPPORTED BY:

Barrow Neurological Associates

The Medical Memory

Penumbra, Inc.

THE FASTBALL – $5,036 – 8 Seat Table

  • Six (6) guest seats at a premier reserved table at The Knuckle Ball
  • An athlete and their guest at your table
  • Two (2) passes granting access to the VIP Knuckle Ball Reception
  • One (1) autographed item signed by Knuckle Ball attending athletes
  • Your company name recognition in the invitation and program
  • Your company logo on the back cover of the evening’s program
  • Your company name and/or logo displayed on the main screen throughout the evening
  • Sponsorship recognition with link on www.joeniekrofoundation.org
  • Sponsorship mention the evening of the event

THE FASTBALL SUPPORTED BY:

AZ Foothills Magazine

Barrow Neurological Institute

Bill and Linda Michels

Outfront Media

For Those Without A Voice

John and Justine Hurry

Legend Capital Group

Medtronic

Microvention Terumo

Natalie Niekro and Luke Woosley

Ober Pekas Attorneys at Law

T.C. Schuttler

The Schuttler Family, In Memory of Joe Niekro

INDIVIDUAL TICKET – $336

  • One (1) ticket to The Knuckle Ball

 

A very special thank you to Teonna’s Floral Design Studio and Production for donating all event coordination for this year’s event. Your support and dedication to helping make this year’s event a huge success was unsurpassable and we look forward to working with you for many years to come.

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