5/5/2014 9:54 A.M. ET
Washington Nationals Ryan Zimmerman to host 5th annual "A Night at the Park" to benefit the ziMS Foundation
By / MLB.com
Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman will once again host "A Night at the Park," presented by MASN Sports at Nationals Park on Monday, June 16. The fifth annual fundraising event for the ziMS Foundation will feature performances by country music stars Billy Currington and Jerrod Niemann. The evening includes an expanded concert experience, powered by Live Nation, along with silent and live auction featuring one-of-a-kind items and experiences
The ziMS Foundation (www.zimsfoundation.org) is dedicated to the treatment and ultimate cure of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) by funding comprehensive support and educational programs. MS is a disease close to Ryan's heart. In 1995, his mother Cheryl was diagnosed with MS, a chronic and unpredictable disease that affects the central nervous system. In 2013, the ziMS Foundation reached the $1 million mark in funds raised to support MS programs and research.
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