Docs and lawyers take it to the court for Sawbones vs. Jawbones basketball game

Press Release

From the Western Carolina Medical Society

Western North Carolina physicians and attorneys engage in a high-spirited basketball game on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at Carolina Day School located at 1345 Hendersonville Rd. in Asheville. Doors to the Nash Athletic Center will open at 5:45pm for the game. The Carolina Day pep band will pay during the game. The halftime show features Ebenezer and the Chrome Flakes. From 4-6 pm prior to the tip-off of the game, there will be a VIP Reception called The Tailgate Party with Silent Auction and featuring live music featuring “Rattle,” and Dr. Roger Holland on acoustic guitar, a simultaneous “Kids Zone” area where kids can have fun with games, Bounce House, face painting and sports activities. The Kids Zone is appropriate for ages 3-14, and parent supervision is requested.

This entire event is a fun and family-friendly fundraiser for Project Access (r) and the Western Carolina Medical Society Foundation.

The official team rosters have been announced:

Sawbones (physicians) Team

Mark Hedrick (Captain)- Blue Ridge Bone & Joint

Brian Cohen- Victoria Urological Associates

Ed Diez- CarePartners/Comprehensive Rehab Care Physicians

David Graham- Mission Children’s Specialists

Mark Jaben- Independent Emergency Physician

Jay Jansen- Blue Ridge Bone & Joint

Mike LeCroy- Mission Hospital Orthopedic Trauma Services

Mark Lenderman- Asheville Family Health Center

David May- Asheville Gastroenterology Associates

Brooks Stewart- Carolina Mountain Emergency Medicine

James Andrews- Biltmore Medical Associates (injured reserve)

Jawbones (attorneys) Team

Ed Bleynat (Captain)- Ferikes & Bleynat

Kenny Hunt- Roberts & Stevens, P.A.

Scott Jones- Cloninger, Barbour, Searson & Jones

Chris Hess- Assistant District Attorney

Robin Seelbach- Roberts & Stevens, P.A.

Zac Lamb- Patla, Straus, Robinson & Moore, P.A.

Brian Elston- Campbell Shatley, PLLC

Stephen Cash- Roberts & Stevens, P.A.

Starling Underwood- McGuire, Wood & Bissette

Carter Webb- Strauss and Associates, P.A.

Travis Smuckler- The Van Winkle Law Firm, P.A.

John Veazey- The Van Winkle Law Firm, P.A.

Meghann Burke- Cogburn & Brazil, P.A

Visit the website at https// for tickets and for more information.

Admission Charges
Basketball Game: $5.00 per ticket (doors open at 5:45pm) 4 and under free. Concessions will be available.

VIP Tailgate Reception: (4-6pm) $25 p.p./ $40.00 per couple (includes delicious catered food & beverage, kids pizza, beverage and unlimited access to the Kids Zone for all children in the family.) * VIP pass also includes admission to the game.

Kids Zone: $5.00 per entry (includes admission to the game).


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