GM, Champion in cancer benefit

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General Motors Corp. and Champion Products will raise money for breast cancer research in connection with their WNBA sponsorship. GM said it expects to raise $250,000 for the cause via its Buick division. Buick will donate $1,000 to Concept:Cure in the name of a selected player from each televised WNBA game. Champion will donate an undisclosed percentage of sales of WNBA-licensed merchandise during the 1997 season starting June 21. Fans at WNBA home games will have a chance to win one of eight Buick Regals, the league's official vehicle. WNBA will produce and air breast cancer awareness PSAs during national broadcasts on Lifetime.

Copyright May 1997, Crain Communications Inc.

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