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CANANDAIGUA - Roseland Bowl and members of the Canandaigua USBC Bowling Association raised a record $22,000 for Thompson Health’s Breast Health Patient Navigation Program at the 5th Annual Bowl for the Cure held in February of this year.

Since its inception, the event has raised more than $74,000 for the Sands Cancer Center’s breast cancer awareness and education programs. The Breast Health Patient Navigation Program provides free breast health screenings as well as support and coordination assistance for a wide variety of services following a diagnosis.

With Thompson’s anticipated opening of a new Women’s Health and Wellness Center, future funding will continue to benefit the Breast Health Patient Navigation Program after it moves to its new location. Scheduled to open in 2014, the new Women’s Center will offer patients private access to all breast imaging services, same-day testing and results, and convenient access to the Breast Health Patient Navigation Program team for the appropriate professional, financial, spiritual and emotional support essential for well-being.

This year more than 400 participants, sponsors and business contributors helped to make Bowl for the Cure a success. Major sponsors included:

·         Pink Pin Sponsors: Constellation Brands, Inc.; Corsair Display Systems, LLC.; J.D.Chapman Agency, Inc.; and FF Thompson Emergency Department

·         Gold Pin Sponsors: Roseland Bowl; Thompson Health’s Spirit of Women Network and AR 15.com; Canandaigua Driving School; Ewing Lettering & Graphics; Finger Lakes Pool & Spas 2; and WCGR 104.5 FM

·         Silver Pin Sponsors: The Brocklebank Firm; Dandy Mini Mart Express; EFP Rottenberg, LLP.; F.G. Rayburn Masonry, Inc.; Finger Lakes Dental Care PC; Finger Lakes Casino & Race Track; Fuller Funeral Home, Geneva Club Beverage; Lyons National Bank; Uptown Tire & Auto Service; and Wegmans Food Markets.

The 6th Annual Bowl for the Cure is slated for Feb. 7 and 8, 2014.


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