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HEADstrong Foundation™ Announces Spring Cancer Awareness Schedule 2015

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(Holmes, PA) – HEADstrong Foundation™ is proud to announce their Spring Cancer Awareness Schedule for 2015. This spring, teams from the ACC, American East, Big 10, Big East, CAA, Ivy, MAAC and Patriot Leagues will further the HEADstrong mission of improving quality of life for cancer patients and their families by wearing HF’s iconic lime green laces, crew socks as well as other accessories during selected games to help raise awareness and funds to support the mission.

“The spring sports schedule runs over the course of several cancer awareness months including: February’s Cancer Prevention Month, March’s Myeloma Awareness Month, April’s Testicular Cancer Awareness Month and May’s Cancer Research Month just to name a few. As an organization committed to changing the game for cancer patients and their families we view the opportunity to raise awareness through team athletics as our social responsibility and are honored to have so many student athletes and college programs involved with our efforts.” says Pat Colleluori, HF CMO and Nick’s Brother

Spring 2015 HF Awareness Event Schedule
2/13 – Manhattan College vs. Iona College Men’s Basketball, Riverdale, NY
2/20 – Princeton University vs. Hofstra University, Princeton, NJ
2/25 – Hofstra University vs. College of Charleston Men’s Basketball, Hempstead, NY
2/28 – Patriot Cup – Cornell University vs. University of Albany at SMU Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas, TX
3/13 – 5th Annual Lime Light Gala, Philadelphia, PA
3/14 – Villanova University vs. University of Maryland, Villanova, PA
3/15 – HEADstrong Lacrosse Positional Clinic, Lower Township, NJ
3/17 – Lehigh University vs. University of Denver, Bethlehem, PA
3/21 – Cornell University vs. University of Pennsylvania, Ithaca, NY
3/29 – HEADstrong Lacrosse Positional Clinic, Total Turf, Pitman, NJ
4/4 – 2nd Annual Hero Bowl, Hofstra University vs. Drexel University, Hempstead, NY
4/11 – 3rd Annual Relentless Cup, Lafayette College vs. Bucknell University, Folsom, PA
4/18 – 7th Annual Littleton Cup, Denver University vs. Providence College at Barton Stadium, Denver, CO
4/18 –Marquette University vs. Duke University, Milwaukee, WI
4/24-4/26 – 2015 ACC Championships, PPL Park, Chester, PA
5/2 – 6th Annual HEADstrong Rivalry Games, West Grove, PA
5/3 – 37th Annual Point-to-Point, Winterthur Museum, Greenville, DE
5/23-5/25 – 2015 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships, Philadelphia, PA

“We are fortunate and thankful to have the continued support of college athletic programs throughout the country. Our Nick was a sophomore at Hofstra University when he was diagnosed and I believe that this resonates with many students. Whether pledging a game, growing mustaches, adopting a patient, interning or showing awareness on the court, ice or playing field, I believe that Nick’s youthful spirit lives on through the efforts of so many young people working together. We are very thankful to be recognized by the NCAA as a charitable organization and we hope that through our efforts this spring that we are able to elevate the visibility of our cause and empower today’s youth to get involved.” says Cheryl Colleluori, HF President and Nick’s Mom
For more information on the HEADstrong Foundation™ and learn how to get your team involved, please visit www.HEADstrong.org.

HEADstrong Foundation
Getting A HEAD of Cancer
Contact: Pat Colleluori
Phone: 610-461-5987
[email protected]

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