Crush Cancer

FIRST ANNUAL CRUSH CANCER MULTI STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT

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The Story and Our Important Mission:

St. John’s College High School in Washington DC, in cooperation with the Maryland State Wrestling Association (MSWA), will host the First Annual Crush Cancer Multi State Tournament on Sunday, October 30, 2016 (REGISTER HERE)

TOURNAMENT FLYER

  • If you make a donation by check (payable to Johns Hopkins), please indicate in the check memo section “2016 Wrestling Tournament.” ¬†Rhonda Holden, Department of Neurosurgery The Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine 550 N. Broadway, Suite 727 Baltimore, MD 21205
  • If you donate online, in the first line of the online form under gift designation, hit the scroll down button and designate: “Brain Tumors.” Where it states Honoree, put “2016 Wrestling Tournament” FOR ONLINE DONATIONS HERE

USA WRESTLING PRESS RELEASE

The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions are on the front lines in the battle to beat cancer and are dedicated each and every day to pursuing this important cause.

We appreciate your participation in this tournament and hope you can further support this event by providing a donation towards Hopkins’ critical efforts to fight this disease and its devastating impact on so many people around the world.

While cancer affects so many around the world, its impact is felt closer to home, including by those who remain committed to supporting our wrestling community.

Robert Brams, a long time member of the local wrestling community was diagnosed with and operated on at John’s Hopkins in 2015 for a brain tumor and will be treated at Hopkins and will fight the battle against this disease for life.

A former wrestler and youth wrestling coach, Robert has been a long-time supporter of the wrestling community as legal counsel to USA Wrestling in its efforts to bring wrestling back into the Olympics, by serving on the National Board of the Wrestlers in Business Network, by Chairing the Advisory Board of Wrestling to Beat the Streets, DC and as father of a former St. John’s wrestling captain.

Please help support the effort to win this important battle against cancer by participating in this wrestling tournament and by making a donation to John Hopkins as provided below.

This tournament and fundraiser is supported by the many generous sponsors and donors that have already contributed to the fight by Johns Hopkins and others to beat this disease, including Robert’s many friends with the law firm of Greenberg Traurig.

St. Johns is a member of the Under Armour School Program, and Under Armour clothing will be available at the event concession stand.

SPONSORSHIP/DONATION DETAILS AND PROCESS:

If you wish to be a sponsor or donor for this tournament and cause, please contribute as provided below. You will be considered a sponsor for this event by contributing $500 or more to Hopkins, or by contributing to this event in some other meaningful way. You will be considered a donor by donating any amount. No donation is too small. Whether a sponsor of the event, a donor to Hopkins or a donor to the cause, you will be recognized for your generous support in the tournament literature (as updated) and at the event. Please try to make your sponsorship contributions or donations by mail or on line so that we can ensure that you are recognized in the tournament literature that will be sent out again in advance of the event. We look forward to your participation at this important pre-season tournament and fund raiser. Your sponsorship or donation to Johns Hopkins is very much appreciated. To support the fight against cancer, please bring your check to the wrestling tournament or please send your check (made payable to Johns Hopkins) directly to the following address.

Rhonda Holden, Department of Neurosurgery The Fund for Johns Hopkins

Medicine 550 N. Broadway, Suite 727 Baltimore, MD 21205

ALL DONATIONS TO HOPKINS ARE TAX DEDUCTABLE. PLEASE INCLUDE IN THE MEMO SECTION OF YOUR CHECK OR ON LINE A REFERENCE TO “2016 Wrestling Tournament.”

If you donate online, in the first line of the online form under gift designation, hit the scroll down button and designate: “Brain Tumors.” Where it states Honoree, put “2016 Wrestling Tournament” FOR ONLINE DONATIONS HERE

For more information about the event, sponsorships or donations, please contact Cam Watkins, Head Wrestling coach of St. John’s at the following email address: camwatkins1257@gmail.com

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