Wheelchair Basketball Game
Cheer on members of Fisher's faculty and staff as they play a friendly game of basketball against the Rochester Wheels, a professional wheelchair basketball team.
Date: March 19, 2018 - March 19, 2018
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center
This event is sponsored by the Office of Campus Life.
This year marks the 8th year of competition between the St John Fisher College Faculty and Staff and the Rochester Wheels. Every year, Fisher works hard to raise money for this awesome organization and Rochester Accessible Adventures.
All of the money raised goes directly to Rochester Accessible Adventures in support of the Rochester Wheels. Money raised throughout the year helps ensure that individuals with disabilities have access to and inclusion in adaptive sports and inclusive recreation opportunities!
About the Rochester Wheels Wheelchair Basketball Team:
The Rochester Wheels Wheelchair Basketball team has a long history in the community, spanning the past 45 years and carrying on a tradition of sport, team, and athleticism. Additionally, the team is passionate about reaching out into the community to make sure that every child, youth, and adult with a disability knows about wheelchair basketball.
This combination of Division III play and long-standing commitment to a stronger, more diverse community makes the Rochester Wheels a wonderful contributor to the Rochester area. During the season of September - May, the team participates in both Div. III travel for competitive tournaments, holds weekly practices, holds recruitment and intro clinics, and participates in Exhibition Fundraising Games which support their team budget while promoting Ability in the community.
To Join Fisher's Team: In order to participate, each faculty, and staffmember is asked to raise (or donate) at least $50.
To Watch: Support Fisher faculty and staff and the Rochester Wheels by attending the game. Tickets purchased prior to the game are $2, and can be purchased through the GoFundMe page (below), or at tabling events leading up to the tournament. Early admission will put you on our will call list on the night of the game. Tickets will also be sold at the door for $3. There will be food and drinks available to purchase. There will also be exciting raffle prizes to win at half time, and the end of the event!
To donate, visit: https://www.gofundme.com/2018sjfcrocwheels
(You can also find the donation page by searching “2018sjfcRocWheels” on the GoFundMe homepage).
Checks can be made payable to “Rochester Accessible Adventures” and mailed or delivered to:
St John Fisher College
Attn: Delia Gallmeyer, Campus Life
3690 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14618
For more information, email Delia Gallmeyer at firstname.lastname@example.org.