Contact: Megan D’Angelo
WCA Director of Development
Telephone: (716) 664-8423. Fax: (716) 664-8336

Hope’s Windows Deep Freeze Racquetball Tournament Raises $400 for WCA’s Cancer Care Program

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Left to right: Milana D'Angelo, Hannah D'Angelo, Megan D'Angelo WCA Director of Development, Herb Rice and Jim Roach Owner and Sponsor Falconer Printing.

LAKEWOOD(March 16, 2016) - The Lakewood YMCA held its annual Hope's Windows Deep Freeze Racquetball Tournament February 26th and 27th to benefit the WCA Hospital Cancer Care Program.

The divisions included Men's A Singles & Doubles, B+ Singles, B Singles, and B Doubles. All participants received a long-sleeve T-shirt, and trophies were awarded to the first- and second-place finishers in all divisions.

The tournament used the Pink Hope racquetballs from Wilson. Wilson donates $250,000 towards breast cancer research each year. The tournament is sponsored by Falconer Printing, Hope’s Windows and food was provided by the Olive Garden.

Together, the nation’s more than 2,400 YMCAs are the largest not-for-profit community service organizations in America, working to meet the health and social service needs of 17.9 million men, women and children in 10,000 communities in the USA. Y’s are for people of all faiths, races, abilities, ages and incomes. No one is turned away for inability to pay. YMCAs’ strength is in the people they bring together.

WCA Hospital’s Cancer Care Program, recognized for cancer care excellence by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, is staffed by a team of physicians and health care professionals that provide a wide range of cancer care services from routine screenings to the diagnosis and treatment of patients diagnosed with cancer. The comprehensive cancer care team is dedicated to preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer for residents in the Chautauqua County and surrounding region. In partnership with physicians, hospital staff, and health care providers, the nationally recognized program provides a comprehensive range of services, including health education, screening, diagnosis, treatment, and psychosocial and patient navigation support.

For more information about the YMCA programs, call or stop by the Lakewood YMCA at 183 E. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, 763-0303. If you would like more information on how to donate to WCA Hospital’s Cancer Care Program, please contact Megan D’Angelo, WCA Director of Development at 664-8423 or

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