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Contact: Karl Sisson
WCA Hospital Director of Development
(716) 664-8423
karl.sisson@wcahospital.org

Tackling Breast Cancer
Charity Football Game

Jamestown Chiefs vs The Erie Express



Members the Jamestown Chiefs organization (L to R: Ryan MacIntyre, Arthur Jones, Nick Blair, Coach Andy Lyons, Sebastian DiNapoli, Coach Steve DeDomenico and Marco Scapellite) join staff from the WCA Center for Imaging & Medical Arts (Vanessa Little and Samantha Miles) to promote the inaugural Tackling Breast Cancer Charity Football Game featuring the Jamestown Chiefs against The Erie Express at the Corry High School football field next Saturday, May 5th at 6:00 p.m. All proceeds will benefit local breast cancer care at both WCA Hospital and Corry Memorial Hospital.

Jamestown, NY (Thursday, April 26, 2012)—The Jamestown Chiefs will open their 2012 semi-pro football season against the Erie Express in the inaugural Tackling Breast Cancer Charity Football Game on Saturday, May 5th at 6:00 p.m. at Corry (PA) High School.

Commemorative pink & white game jerseys, worn by both teams, will be auctioned off following the game. All proceeds from this special event will benefit both WCA Hospital and Corry Memorial Hospital to aid in the local fight against breast cancer.

Individual game tickets are $5 EACH and double as a raffle ticket with a chance to win a 55" Plasma TV, $500 cash, or $200 cash. Tickets are available in the WCA Hospital Office of Development (716-664-8423), Gamerz Haven in Jamestown & Lakewood, Classic Cuts, and Babalu Cafe.

The football teams will honor breast cancer patients and survivors on the football field at halftime.

WCA Hospital, Corry Memorial Hospital, The Erie Express and the Jamestown Chiefs want to encourage women over forty to schedule their annual mammogram because early detection means faster intervention, more treatment options, and improved survival rates.

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