5th Annual NCC A Success

October 19, 2011
Contact: Cheryl Colleluori
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HEADstrong Foundation Scores Over $165,000 at 5th Annual Nick Colleluori Men’s Classic

Holmes, PA (October 8th and 9th, 2011) – The HEADstrong Foundation proudly hosted the fifth annual Nick Colleluori Men’s Classic last Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th at Ridley High School’s Phil Marion Field in Folsom, Pennsylvania. The 19 teams that participated in the tournament included Cornell, Colgate, Hofstra, Lehigh, Towson, Marist, Michigan, Mt. St. Mary’s, St. Joe’s, Albright, Chestnut Hill, Eastern, Marywood, Neumann, Scranton, St. Mary’s, Stockton, Ursinus and Widener,

The Classic drew over 5,000 people who enjoyed great lacrosse match ups and supported the greater cause. Together the teams, fans, and other participants generated over $165,000. The lime green color, symbolic to the Foundation, permeated on the playing fields. All funds generated at the event went directly to the HEADstrong Foundation. This annual fall event has generated over $900,000 since its inception.

The HEADstrong Foundation is thrilled with success of this event. They graciously thank all teams and all participants in their support and fight against blood cancer. Founder, Nick Colleluori dreamed of a world free of this disease. While battling blood cancer, Nick inspired others with his strength and dedication to lacrosse, initiated the HEADstrong foundation. Today his family and friends dedicate their lives to continue his hard work and passion through the lacrosse community.

HEADstrong’s upcoming events include a blood drive and fundraising campaign, Lax Stache Madness 2012. For more information on this or other events please visit: www.HEADstrongfoundation.org

The HEADstrong Foundation’s mission – To carry on the legacy and vision of HEADstrong founder Nick Colleluori through advocating, fundraising and supporting those affected by blood cancer or working to eliminate it.

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