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  • 2012 Breast Cancer Research Lacrosse Showcase To Benefit The Stefanie Spielman Fund

    Burning River Lacrosse is teaming up with Renegade Brands (Sweat X detergent) and Dick's Sporting Goods to bring you our 3rd annual Breast Cancer Research Fund Raiser (see all sponsors) to benefit the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. View Pre Event Press Release

    This fund supports laboratory discoveries that are being translated into effective treatments and new drugs for breast cancer patients, as well as other research. Since 1999 the fund has raised more than $8.5 million.

    If you have any questions about the Fall Breast Cancer Research Fund Raiser please feel free to contact Woody Calleri at wcalleri@brlax.net or 216-373-5684.



    2012 Event Results (View Post Event Press Release) - See photos of the event here.

    This year’s event had the following results:

    • Raised approximately $15,500 for the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research
      • Two year total of approximately $29,000
    • Had over 1,250 people in attendance through-out the day.
    • Sold 500 T-shirts (still have plenty of pink T-Shirts)
    • Sold 50 pairs of Shorts (still have Medium and Large)
    • had 100+ volunteers who helped make the event successful
    • had 8 College teams participated
    • had 2 phenomenal Breast Cancer Survivors as our guest speakers


    Mrs Perez's Speech

    For a copy of Mrs. Perez's inspirational speeches please click the links below

     

    Where Is The Event Held? At What Time Is The Event Held?

    This year’s event will be held on Sunday October 14, 2012 at Hawken School's Walton Stadium, located at 12465 County Line Road, Chesterland. 

    The event features top tier college lacrosse teams from

    • Mercyhurst University (2011 National Champions) - Website

    • Seton Hill University - Website

    • Lake Erie College - Website

    • The College of Wooster - Website

    • The Rochester Institute of Technology - Website

    • The University of Mount Union - Website

    • Ohio Wesleyan University - Website

    • Otterbein University - Website

    This year's game tentative game schedule is below. The games will start at 10 AM and finish at 4:30 PM.

    • 10:00 AM        Lake Erie   vs      Mount Union           Field 1
    • 11:15 AM        Mercyhurst vs     Wooster                  Field 1

    • 12:00 PM         RIT             vs     Ohio Wesleyan       Field 2

    • 12:30 PM         Otterbein    vs    Seton Hill                Field 1
    • 1:40 PM           Guest Speaker and Check Ceremony   Field 1

    • 2:00 PM           Wooster      vs    Mount Union            Field 2

    • 2:10 PM           Mercyhurst  vs   RIT                           Field 1

    • 3:15 PM           Lake Erie     vs   Otterbein                 Field 2

    • 3:25 PM           Seton Hill     vs   Ohio Wesleyan        Field 1

    The teams are paired up on the field to show their talents, have some fun and reach out and make a difference in the lives of others in the community.



    How Can I Help? (See Our Sponsors)

    This year's event goals are to raise $10,000 and sell 1,000 tickets.

    There are many ways to help us raise money, run a successful event and / or get the word out to local and national newspaper, television, and radio outlets about the 2012 College Lacrosse Showcase to benefit the Stefanie Speilman Fund for Breast Cancer Research and its efforts to support laboratory discoveries that are being translated into effective treatments and new drugs for breast cancer patients.  You can:

    • Provide Sponsorship (Click for details)

    • Donate - directly to Stefanie Speilman Fund for Breast Cancer Research by clicking HERE

    • Attend - Tickets are available in advance or at the event (See box below)

    • Purchase Event Gear - Event gear is available in advance or at the event (See box below)

    • Volunteer - to do so see the box below or contact Ron Blue at ronblue99@hotmail.com

    • Other - if you would like other ways to help please CLICK HERE for a list of opportunities.


    How Can I Purchase Tickets / Attend? (100% Of Ticket Sales Goes To The Charity)

    Tickets will be available in advance at all Burning River events, by contacting Burning River at 216.373.5684 or on the day of the event. 

    • Tickets (Presale):       Adults $5; Students/Youth $5; 2012 Fall League Participants FREE.  

    • Tickets (Day of):        Adults $8; Students/Youth $8; Under 2 and Attendees wearing a 2012 event T-shirt $5

    To purchase Tickets online please do the following:

    • Click on the Donate button below
    • Once at the payment site enter the correct amount for your purchase ($5 per Ticket) - PLEASE ADD $5 FOR SHIPPING.
    • Enter your mailing address in the comments section


    How Can I Purchase Event Gear?

    In addition to ticket sales, we will also be selling specially design shorts (our BR/Chipotle shorts), Dry-Fit Shirts and T-shirts. The price list is below:

    All proceeds from the clothing sales will be donated to the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research.

    To purchase the Dry-Fit Shirts, T-shirts or Shorts online please do the following:

    • Click on the Donate button below
    • Once at the payment site enter the correct amount for your purchase ($15 per T-Shirt, $20 per Dry-Fit Shirt or $35 per Short) - PLEASE ADD $5 FOR SHIPPING.
    • Enter your mailing address in the comments section


    How Can I Volunteer To Help?

    If you are interest in donating your time and effort to help ensure a quality event we would love to have you help. To that end, we need people to help with the following: ticket takers, concessions workers, parking, t-shirt / short sales, field preparation, ball boys, etc.

    If you are willing to help please contact RON BLUE at ronblue99@hotmail.com.



    What Is The Stefanie Spielman Foundation?

    The Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute is a foundation devoted to advancing research in breast cancer. The fund supports laboratory discoveries that are being translated into effective treatments and new drugs for breast cancer patients, as well as other research. Since 1999, more than $8.5 million has been raised.

    Currently, the fund is focused on supporting the following areas: Cancer Imaging (targeted molecular pharmaceuticals for imaging and therapy of cancer), New Drug Development (treatment and cure), and Tissue Archiving Services (allows for promising genes/ proteins to be quickly tested for their importance and relevance).

    To find out more about how the fund supports breast cancer research at the OSUCCC-James and about how you can help, visit www.spielmanfund.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SpielmanFund.



    2012 Fundraiser's Goals And How You Can Help

    This year's team goals are to raise $10,000 and sell 1,000 tickets.

    There are many ways to help us raise money and get the word out to local and national newspaper, television, and radio outlets about the Breast Cancer Research Lacrosse Fundraiser To Benefit The Stefanie Spielman Fund and its efforts to help those struggling with breast cancer and their families during their time of need. You can:

    Donation
    You can make a tax deductible monetary donation (even a few pennies help) to help us reach our goal of raising $10,000 to help those struggling with breast cancer and their families during their time of need.  The Stefanie Spielman Fund is recognized by the IRS as a valid 501(c) (3) organization. Click on the link to donate

    https://www.giveto.osu.edu/igive/onlinegiving/search_results.aspx?fundnum=646870

    Once on the page, enter in the amount you would like to donate and then click “Complete Your Gift.” On the next page you can confirm that the amount you would like to donate is correct and select the option “This Gift is in Honor of Someone.” Please fill out the top line, making the donation in honor of Burning River, so that we have an idea of how much we were able to raise.

    You can also donate by sending a check made out to The Stefanie Spielman Fund to:

    Burning River Lacrosse
    2154 Arthur Ave.
    Suite 926
    Lakewood, OH 44107

    Endorsement
    Do you have a family member, friend, or neighbor that knows a local celebrity (sports, news, political, etc) that you could speak to about helping with the event? It could be anything from raffle items, to website/twitter support, to an appearance at the event.

    Social Networking
    You can put the event information on your Facebook, MySpace or LinkedIn account pages. You can send the event information to family, friends, neighbors. Do you/someone you know belong to an Alumni association that you could forward the information to? Do you/someone you know belong to a local group that might be willing to send the information to its members (Kiwanis, Optimist Club, etc.)

    Publicity
    Do you have a family member, friend, neighbor, coworker with contacts at local media outlets? If so would you be willing to contact them about doing a story on the event? 


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