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

Framed in Pink: Bowling Over Breast Cancer


WCA Hospital
Framed in Pink Committee members gather together to promote Framed in Pink: Bowling Over Breast Cancer which will take place Sunday (October 18th) at the Jamestown Bowling Company in Jamestown. (L to R) front –Sue Lamb (event coordinator), Mary Jo Salvaggio and Megan back row –Eileen Bertrando, WCA Hospital Mammography Technician, Oleta Hannon and Patti Reed. Not pictured are: Marcia Derby, Julie Abramson, Theresa Jackson, Kristy Moore, Jenn Peters, Jenny Erickson, Lucy Schultz and Brooke Ludwiczak.

Jamestown, NY (Thursday, October 8, 2015)Sunday (October 18th), a group of local bowlers will host the 7th annual Framed in Pink: Bowling Over Breast Cancer at the Jamestown Bowling Company. Formerly known as “Bowl For A Cure”, this charity event will support local breast cancer care at WCA Hospital and pay tribute to loved ones who have battled this deadly disease.

“I think this is a fantastic opportunity to raise awareness of breast cancer here in our community,” says Sue Lamb, event coordinator. “We all have a loved one who has been battled breast cancer. We are committed to honor those loved ones, promote good breast health, benefit local breast cancer care, and have a good time!”

This bowling event will begin with a sign-in and basket raffle at 12:00 noon, followed by bowling at 1:00 p.m. In addition, Framed in Pink is accepting donations for pink tribute frames that will be displayed in honor or in memory of loved ones who have battled breast cancer. Framed in Pink has raised over $8,000 which benefits local breast cancer care at WCA Hospital. The committee would really like to surpass last year’s totals of $5,000 this year, so even though all of the noon slots are full to bowl, they are going to give an opportunity for those who would like to bowl a second time slot of 9 am.

WCA Cancer Care Program is one of the 25% of NY programs accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. The program includes prevention education, screening, diagnostics, data collection and registry, and a holistic approach to Cancer Care.

As new advances are made in surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and other areas of cancer treatment, WCA is committed to bringing them to the community. WCA’s aim is to set realistic treatment goals according to the national standards, while meeting medical, psychological and nutritional needs. WCA provide’s patients and their families with the answers they need about diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

If you are interested in bowling, donating a basket, or supporting this great cause- please contact Sue Lamb immediately at (716) 484-8144 or WCA Office of Development, Megan D’Angelo at (716)664-8423.

 
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