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    Notre Dame Rowing Charity Erg-A-Thon Set For Friday

    FIGHTING IRISH Senior Paige Aiello is one of the team organizers for the second annual Erg-A-Thon
    Senior Paige Aiello is one of the team organizers for the second annual Erg-A-Thon

    Oct. 10, 2012


    NOTRE DAME, Ind. -
    The Notre Dame rowing team will host the second annual charity Erg-A-Thon Friday at Field House Mall, located behind the LaFortune Student Center on Notre Dame's campus.

    Proceeds from the event will benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, which specializes in pancreatic cancer awareness and research. The Erg-A-Thon is scheduled to run 12 to 7 p.m., and will include a fastest time competition at a set distance on electric rowing machines. The rowing team will also have t-shirts and wristbands available for purchase at Field House Mall.

    Raffle tickets will be on sale throughout the afternoon for $5. Each ticket purchased will be entered into drawings to win prize packs that include:

    -Two PRE-GAME FIELD PASSES (no game tickets) to Saturday's football game against Stanford.
    -Four pre-game field passes and four game tickets to the Wake Forest football game Nov. 17.
    -A signed Brian Kelly football.
    -Two tickets to the Jan. 15 women's basketball game against Georgetown and a signed Muffet McGraw basketball.
    -Two tickets to the Jan. 5 men's basketball game against Seton Hall and a signed Mike Brey basketball.
    -Two tickets to the Nov. 4 hockey game against Western Michigan and a signed Jeff Jackson hockey puck.
    -Naming rights to one of the rowing team's boats for the upcoming season (subject to athletic department approval).

    Raffle tickets will also be on sale from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the football pep rally inside Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center.  You must be 18 years of age or older to enter the raffle. 

    For more information about the Erg-A-Thon, contact the Notre Dame rowing team at ndrowing1@nd.edu. Visit the Pancreatic Cancer Network at www.pancan.org/section_about for additional details on this great cause.

    If you are interested in donating to the team's drive to support pancreatic cancer research and cannot attend, checks can be made out to:

    Women's Rowing Office
    University of Notre Dame Department of Athletics
    203 Joyce Center, Purcell Pavilion
    Notre Dame, IN 46556




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