GREENVILLE, S.C. — The Greenville Swamp Rabbits and Bon Secours might be featured aboard Spire Motorsports No. 77 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 when the NASCAR Cup Collection 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 employees and a message of well being, security and safety to the general public throughout 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 assist frontline healthcare employees and still have an excellent working relationship with the Swamp Rabbits,” stated Matt Caldwell, President of Bon Secours St. Francis Well being System. “It’s all the time nice to acknowledge the actual frontline heroes in healthcare, particularly in occasions like these.”
The NASCAR Cup Collection has been on hiatus because it final competed at Phoenix Raceway almost two months in the past as the US and nations all over the world 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 Undertaking, honoring healthcare employees via the facility of sports activities. The Swamp Rabbits livery will adorn the hood, rear quarter panels and tail of the staff’s Chevy Camaro.
The Actual Heroes Undertaking acknowledges and honors the spirit of front-line healthcare employees who’ve stepped up throughout the international emergency, putting themselves in hurt’s technique to take care of these battling the COVID-19 virus.
Sorenson’s title might 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 Faculty of Nursing graduate, cares for sufferers within the Intensive and Crucial Care Models 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 accomplice with Bon Secours and Spire Motorsports to salute healthcare employees who reply the decision throughout these unparalleled occasions,” defined Swamp Rabbits president Todd Mackin. “We have now a novel 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 Undertaking. On the identical time, we’re longing for the Swamp Rabbits fan base to see their brand showcased on a nationwide degree.”
The hashtag #TheRealHeroes might 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 observe the Middle for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) security pointers.
“Spire is proud to showcase two of our properties and a significant accomplice within the battle in opposition to COVID-19 when the NASCAR Cup Collection will get again to enterprise in two weeks at Darlington Raceway,” provided Spire Motorsports co-owner T.J. Puchyr. “We have now a novel alternative to combine the Swamp Rabbits partnership with Bon Secours into The Actual Heroes Undertaking. It’s laborious to think about the place we’d be within the combat in opposition to COVID-19 with out the laborious work and dedication of healthcare professionals like Stacey. We’re grateful to specific our gratitude with this distinctive platform.”
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