May 8, 2006

Contact: Barbara Lemaire (505) 277-5628

Lauren Cruse (505) 272-3690

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(UNM, Albuquerque) - The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (I.B.E.W.) Local 611 is gearing up to hold its 6th annual softball tournament to benefit the University of New Mexico Children's Hospital. The tournament will be held at Bull Head Memorial Park June 3-4 starting at 8 a.m. on both days. Early registration is $150 per team before May 15; after that it is $175 per team. Last day to register is May 30.

All money raised through the softball tournament will go directly toward helping the UNM Children's Hospital. The I.B.E.W. goal this year is to raise $10,000. To register a team, call Randy Cummings at (505) 463-8485 or register online atwww.USSSA.COM