Inspirational Balloons being Sold as Part of Field Hockey Tournament
Balloons are dedicated to breast cancer patients, survivors, and victims
July 17, 2012
As part of the Battle for Breast Cancer Tournament, Round 2 benefit field hockey tournament taking place at Colby College on Friday, July 27, pink inspirational balloons will be on sale in the Franklin Memorial Hospital cafeteria from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. on Friday, July 19 and Thursday July 26. Each biodegradable balloon will be sold for $1 and includes an inscribed personalized message.
The round robin field hockey tournament will feature five Central Maine high school field hockey teams: Skowhegan, Winslow, Mt. Blue, Lawrence, and Nokomis, with games taking from 3:30–9 p.m. At the end of the tournament, student-athletes, coaches, and fans holding balloons will gather on the field to release the balloons with their thoughts of hope, prayers, and memories of loved ones.
Inspirational balloons can also be purchased onsite the day of the tournament. Cost to attend is $5 per adult/$2 for children.
The tournament beneficiary is the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center, a program of Franklin Memorial Hospital. All funds raised will be used for working people diagnosed with breast cancer at the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center who are uninsured or under-insured.
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