The Hamels Foundation will host the "Diamond in the Rough" Casino Night and Poker Tournament at the Diamond Room, 2340 W. Grand, Springfield. All proceeds will benefit the Hamels Foundation and stay in the Ozarks to benefit education.
The Hamels Foundation is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization founded by Philadelphia Phillies 2008 World Series and 3-time MLB All-Star pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife Heidi who grew up in Buffalo, MO and is a Drury University alum. The Hamels Foundation takes a community-based approach to education by providing assistance to local schools and other education-based non-profit organizations that are in need of grants and facilities to further the education of children.
Information at kelly [at] thehamelsfoundation [dot] org.