GREENVILLE, S.C. — The Greenville Swamp Rabbits and Bon Secours shall be featured aboard Spire Motorsports No. 77 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 when the NASCAR Cup Sequence returns to motion at Darlington Raceway Might 17 the place veteran Reed Sorenson will deal with the driving chores.
Bon Secours St. Francis Well being System, the presenting sponsor of the 2019–20 Swamp Rabbits season and one of many high healthcare organizations in Upstate South Carolina, has partnered with the Swamp Rabbits to increase a message of gratitude to healthcare staff and a message of well being, security and safety to the general public through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bon Secours St. Francis Well being System is a part of Bon Secours Mercy Well being, the fifth-largest Catholic well being care ministry and one of many United States’ 20 largest well being care techniques.
“We’re excited to proceed to help frontline healthcare staff and still have a great working relationship with the Swamp Rabbits,” mentioned Matt Caldwell, President of Bon Secours St. Francis Well being System. “It’s at all times nice to acknowledge the actual frontline heroes in healthcare, particularly in instances like these.”
The NASCAR Cup Sequence has been on hiatus because it final competed at Phoenix Raceway practically two months in the past as the USA and international locations around the globe grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.
As a part of the partnership, the Swamp Rabbits, Bon Secours and Spire Motorsports will take part in The Actual Heroes Challenge, honoring healthcare staff via the facility of sports activities. The Swamp Rabbits livery will adorn the hood, rear quarter panels and tail of the group’s Chevy Camaro.
The Actual Heroes Challenge acknowledges and honors the spirit of front-line healthcare staff who’ve stepped up through the international emergency, inserting themselves in hurt’s solution to look after these battling the COVID-19 virus.
Sorenson’s identify shall be coated with tape, and changed by Stacey Anne Wilson, a registered nurse who joined Bon Secours St. Francis Well being System in 2017. Wilson, a Clemson College College of Nursing graduate, cares for sufferers within the Intensive and Essential Care Items at St. Francis Downtown in Greenville and plans to graduate with a doctorate in nursing from the College of South Carolina later this yr.
“The Swamp Rabbits are thrilled to associate with Bon Secours and Spire Motorsports to salute healthcare staff who reply the decision throughout these unparalleled instances,” defined Swamp Rabbits president Todd Mackin. “We now have a singular alternative to spotlight the wonderful and selfless work we’re seeing throughout the healthcare trade and we’re proud to embody the work of Stacey Wilson via The Actual Heroes Challenge. On the identical time, we’re longing for the Swamp Rabbits fan base to see their brand showcased on a nationwide stage.”
The hashtag #TheRealHeroes shall be displayed on the hood and above the rear window on the No. 77 entry. The Swamp Rabbits brand on the hood of the machine will sport a protecting masks to comply with the Middle for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) security tips.
“Spire is proud to showcase two of our properties and a significant associate within the battle in opposition to COVID-19 when the NASCAR Cup Sequence will get again to enterprise in two weeks at Darlington Raceway,” provided Spire Motorsports co-owner T.J. Puchyr. “We now have a singular alternative to combine the Swamp Rabbits partnership with Bon Secours into The Actual Heroes Challenge. It’s exhausting to think about the place we’d be within the combat in opposition to COVID-19 with out the exhausting work and dedication of healthcare professionals like Stacey. We’re grateful to specific our gratitude with this distinctive platform.”
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