March 02, 2005
Queens, NY – St. John's University's The School of
Teacher Opportunity Corps (TOC) and
America Reads * America Counts programs have teamed up with
Jamaica High School’s “Play it Smart Program” to host a night of
bowling to raise money to aid victims of the recent tsunami that
devastated much of Southeast Asia.
Friday, March 11, 2005
10 p.m. – 1 a.m.
AMF Van Wyck Lanes
132-40 Metropolitan Avenue
Richmond Hill, NY
Members of The School
of Education team have come together in an effort to sponsor a
bowling night to support the relief efforts of the Asia Quake
disaster. “St. John's University students continue to live the
“Mission” by wanting to send a message of hope to all that have
been affected by the Tsunami disaster,” Stated Charisse Willis the
program director for the three programs.
Denise Ortiz, Stephanie Fabozzi and Andrea Kenney, members of
Dean Willis’ staff had gathered various members of the St. John's
University family to assist in the donating for the relief efforts.
Denise Ortiz stated, “As educators we have a responsibility to the
future of our children. If anything, doing whatever we can is a
great way for us to make a difference.” All proceeds raised
at this event will benefit the United Way of New York City
Organization for the Tsunami relief effort.
This event is open to the public. Admission is $15 which
includes shoe rentals, bowling games and refreshments. Tickets can
be purchased in advance at St. John's University Marillac Hall room
Photo opportunity. For more information about this event please
contact Denise Ortiz, Stephanie Fabozzi and or Andrea Kenney at St.
John's University at (718) 990-2662 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media inquiries can be directed to Christine Dolan, Assistant
Director of Media Relations at (718) 990-2451 or email@example.com.