Teeing Off Against Blood Cancer

For Immediate Release

HEADstrong Foundation
Getting A HEAD of Cancer
Contact: Pat Colleluori
Phone: 610-461-5987
Email: Pat@headstrongfoundation.org

Teeing Off Against Blood Cancer; HEADstrong Lacrosse Club Announces Inaugural Golf Outing

Holmes, PA – The HEADstrong Lacrosse Club of Southeastern Pennsylvania has announced the creation of an inaugural golf outing with proceeds benefitting the HEADstrong Foundation. The 1st Annual Tee Off Against Blood Cancer will be held on Friday, October 26, 2012 at Springfield Country Club in Springfield, Pennsylvania.

Online registration is currently open at http://shopheadstrong.com/events/tee-off.html. A cost of $127.00 per golfer will apply which includes a post golf luncheon, use of practice and locker-room facilities, on-course refreshments, contests, prizes, bag handling, cart/greens fees and a special HEADstrong gift. For supporters not interested in golfing, tickets for the luncheon are available for $50.00 per person and will be sold at the event. There will be a shotgun start promptly at 9:00AM and the luncheon reception will begin at 2:00PM.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for business’s interested in supporting the effort. The Lime Sponsorship Package inclusive of a foursome, prominent tee box signage, sponsorship acknowledgement during the luncheon program and in post event press materials is available for $700.00 and traditional tee sponsorships and memorial signs are available for $100.00. For more sponsorship information please contact Darin DiPasquale at depo32@ptd.net.

The HEADstrong Lacrosse Club hopes to fundraise $15,000 through the outing to support HEADstrong Foundation’s commitment to providing financial resources, funding of innovative research through the Nicholas E. Colleluori Lymphoma Research Fund at the Abramson Cancer Center and supporting Nick’s House™, which is HEADstrong’s newest service offering, which provides complimentary housing for patients and families traveling to the Philadelphia metropolitan area for blood cancer related treatment.

“We are excited to announce this great event and continue our efforts in supporting the HEADstrong Foundation. While we continue to accomplish great things on the lacrosse field, our desire is to service the community and make a difference in the lives of patients dealing with blood cancers. We truly embrace the importance of family and felt an annual Fall golf outing was the perfect way to keep our families together in the offseason and have some fun. We hope that supporters will come out and be part of what promises to be a great day.” – Brian Neary, HEADstrong Lacrosse Club General Manager

About the HEADstrong Lacrosse Club

The HEADstrong Lacrosse Club operates as a division of the HEADstrong Foundation. While promoting blood cancer awareness on the playing field, players for Team HEADstrong are also committed to providing service to their local communities. Over the past five years the lacrosse club has established itself as a preeminent lacrosse organization that has grown nationally to provide an unmatched standard of excellence both athletically and academically.

HEADstrong Lacrosse Club identifies, recruits, trains, teaches and coaches players capable of, but more importantly committed to playing the sport of lacrosse at its highest level.

Both players and coaches serve as ambassadors for the sport, always ready to pass along knowledge that we have learned from our experience. They are committed to generating funds for players who through illness are no longer able to join them on the field. The actions taken in attaining these goals are consistent with the highest levels of citizenship, sportsmanship and fair play.

The goal of the HEADstrong Lacrosse Club is to promote excellence within the game and create an unparalleled experience, sharing the importance of family, brotherhood and service within the sport of lacrosse. Emphasis is placed on gaining athlete’s exposure to college coaches of all levels.

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