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Erie VA Medical Center


Media Advisory

January 3, 2014

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Hometown Heroes Bowling Tournament

UE Local 506 Sports Committee partners with the Erie VA in support of Homeless Veterans

1/3/2014 (Erie, PA) - Local bowling enthusiasts are teaming up to support local homeless Veterans at the annual Hometown Heroes Bowling Tournament.

What: The 12th Annual Hometown Heroes Bowling Tournament will raise funds for the Homeless Veterans Fund. This event is sponsored by the UE Local 506 Sports Committee annually. Last year, they raised more than $13,780 for Erie VA's Women Veterans Program and they are preparing for an even larger event this year.

When: Sunday, February 23 at noon

Registration/Check-in will start at 11 a.m.

Where: Eastway Lanes on Buffalo Road

Who: This event is open to the public and there will be open registration the day of the event. Keep in mind, space is limited so the public is encouraged to make reservations early.

Contact: To participate in the Hometown Heroes Bowling Tournament, call Matt McCracken at 814-440-0218.

*Members of the media are invited to attend this fundraising event. Staff will be available for on-site interviews.