RPCI, Pocketeer Billiards Partner To Host Prostate Cancer Benefit

Friday, August 26, 2011

WHAT: Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and Pocketeer Billiards are teaming up to help raise awareness and funds for the fight against prostate cancer with Shooting Pool for a Cure. This fundraising event will include open pool playing, a pool tournament, a basket auction and food sales.

WHEN: Saturday, September 17 11am to 3pm

WHERE: Pocketeer Billiards, 2444 Clinton Street, Cheektowaga, NY

NOTES: Tickets are $15 per person in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased directly from Pocketeer Billiards; contact Cindy Gluckenstein or Christopher Ziolkowski at 716-822-POOL (7665).

All proceeds from this event will benefit prostate cancer research at RPCI.

The mission of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is to understand, prevent and cure cancer. RPCI, founded in 1898, was one of the first cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and remains the only facility with this designation in Upstate New York. The Institute is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers; maintains affiliate sites; and is a partner in national and international collaborative programs.  For more information, visit RPCI’s website at http://www.roswellpark.org, call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724) or email askrpci@roswellpark.org.

Media Contact: 

Annie Deck-Miller, Senior Media Relations Manager
716-845-8593; annie.deck-miller@roswellpark.org