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Magee Sixers Host NWBA Eastern Sectional Championships

The Magee Sixers Spokesmen will host the National Wheelchair Basketball Association's Eastern Sectional Championships at Riverwinds Community Center in Thorofare, N.J., March 16-17. The winner of this event will advance to the NWBA Final Four in Louisville, Kentucky.

The Magee Sixers Spokesmen, sponsored by Magee rehabilitation Hospital and the Philadelphia Eagles, have battled some of the best competition across the country this season. The squad is currently ranked eighth in the nation among teams in the NWBA's Division II. This is the second year they have cracked the top-10.

All games are free and open to the public.For more information, call 215-587-3412

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, founded in 1958, is a 96-bed specialty medical rehabilitation hospital providing physical and cognitive rehabilitation services. Magee’s flagship facility is located in Center City Philadelphia. In addition to the main campus that offers comprehensive services for spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, orthopedic replacement, amputation, pain management and work injury, Magee provides an expanding out-patient network serving the surrounding communities. In 1985, Magee’s brain injury rehabilitation program became the first in the nation to be accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Magee partnered with Jefferson Hospital to create one of the nation’s 14 federally designated centers for spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Magee has been rated one of America’s leading rehabilitation hospitals by U.S. News&World Report. Magee provides treatment to more than 5,000 individuals annually. Magee is authorized to treat wounded military personnel returning from war. Magee is not an Obligated Group Affiliate.

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