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WCA Director of Development
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Strike Out Heart Disease Bowl-A-Thon:
Charity Event to Pay Tribute to Loved Ones Battling Heart Disease


Members of the WCA Heart Center are preparing for the inaugural Strike Out Heart Disease Bowl-A-Thon which will take place on Monday, February 27th at the Fountain Bowl in Jamestown. Pre-Registration Forms are now available at WCA Hospital for this heart health awareness event which will pay tribute to loved ones who have battled heart disease and will support WCA’s Cardiac Rehab program.



Jamestown, NY (Wednesday, February 15, 2012) —On Monday, February 27th, in celebration of National Heart Month, WCA Hospital will host the inaugural Strike Out Heart Disease Bowl-A-Thon at the Fountain Bowl (3316 Fluvanna Avenue, Jamestown). Presented by America’s Mattress and Serta, this charity event will promote good heart health and pay tribute to loved ones who have battled, or are battling heart disease.

“One in four men and women die from heart disease each year in the United States,” says Toni DeAngelo, Wellness Director at WCA Hospital. “We all have a loved one who has been diagnosed with heart disease. This event gives us an opportunity to honor loved ones, promote good heart health, benefit our Cardiac Rehab patients, and have fun!”

This bowling event will begin with sign-in and a basket auction at 5:00 p.m., followed by bowling at 6:00 p.m. Both short- and long-sleeve Strike Out Heart Disease tee shirts are now on sale at WCA Hospital and will be available at the event. In addition, WCA is accepting donations for tribute hearts that will be displayed in honor or in memory of loved ones who are heart patients.

All of the proceeds from this year’s bowling event will benefit the WCA Heart Center through the purchase of new equipment for the Cardiac Rehab program.

Pre-Registration Forms are available on-line at www.wcahospital.org, at the Fountain Bowl, or at WCA Hospital (Administration, Wellness, and Cardiology). For only $10, attendees will enjoy two games of bowling, shoes, and some heart-healthy snacks. Bowling will be organized in a Scotch Doubles format, a fun format which allows sign up as a Team of Two or as an Individual. Registration is limited to the first 280 bowlers.

For more information, please call Toni DeAngelo at (716) 664-8677.

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