LAX 4 Lives
December 29th, 2009
Lax4Lives has partnered with the HEADstrong Foundation to present the Fifth Annual Lax4Lives Charity Tournament. The event was held Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at the Sportsplex in Feasterville, PA. The tournament is open to boys’ high school, travel and club teams. This year’s tournament results in profits of $6,295 supporting the efforts of the HEADstrong Foundation.
Teams were guaranteed 3 games plus playoffs to determine a champion. Each player will receive a lime-green HEADstrong t-shirt and official HEADstrong shoe laces. Champions and 2nd place teams received medallions. Entry fees were $600 per team.
The annual Lax4Lives post tournament games will start at 7:00 PM on Tuesday December 29th. The College player game will take place on Field 2 and the Masters game will be played on Field 3. A $10 minimum donation per player is requested. This will be followed by a post-game celebration at Kenny’s Spirited Eatery. Mention Lax4Lives and 10% of your check will be donated to Lax4Lives. This special will continue through the month of January.
Special thanks to Dean Curtis, Josh Hanlon, Larry Leary and Steve Pesature for their efforts in the success of this tournament.
If you would like more information about registering a team for next year’s event, donating items for the raffle or sponsorship opportunities please visit www.lax4lives.com or contact the tournament directors via email [email protected].
Lax4Lives was formed in 2005 when a Pennsbury High School lacrosse player was diagnosed with Lymphoblastic Lymphoma (a form of adolescent cancer.) Coaches, teammates, friends, family, and area players got together to help raise funds to support this young man and his family.
Nick Colleluori, was a 2004 graduate of Ridley High School and Division I lacrosse player for Hofstra University. Nick may have lost his battle on November 28, 2006 but his vision has just begun. The HEADstrong Foundation is dedicated to Nick’s life. He drew the logo as he was waiting to go into the operating room for a procedure. Because lacrosse was his passion and he can no longer carry the ball, his family and friends will carry the ball for him. Please join our effort to bring Nick’s vision to reality to promote cancer awareness, support research and help eliminate this disease.
Our Mission is to generates funds for cancer research, distributes grants and assistance to survivors of blood cancer, provides financial assistance to families that are experiencing the hardships of having a sick family member, provides scholarships and grants for students with ambitions of entering the medical field.