Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/5/10
The Philly Showcase has announced that all proceeds from its Friday night event at Cabrini College on Nov. 19 will go to benefit Philadelphia lacrosse supporter Dan Carr and help defray medical costs incurred in his ongoing battle against brain cancer.
That evening Showcase Lacrosse will present a series of games featuring some of the top boys’ club lacrosse squads and players in the Philadelphia area ($5 admission).
Beginning at 7 p.m. there will be a round robin series of games between:
• Duke’s Lacrosse Club
• Rebel Elite Lacrosse Club
• The Inter-Ac League All-Stars
All proceeds from the night will be donated to the Dan Carr fund to assist with medical bills generated by his battle against glio blastoma. Carr is widely known in the Philadelphia lacrosse community as an ambassador for the sport. Dan’s son, Dan (sophomore goalie at Lehigh University) is a graduate of Penn Charter and played for the Duke’s L.C. Younger son Shane (junior attackman at Penn Charter) also plays for the Dukes.
Said Showcase Lacrosse President Andy Hayes, “as a Penn Charter alumnus (class of
’95) I have long known what a great person Dan is. When thinking about putting together this event featuring the Dukes, which is the club team the Carrs played for, the Inter-Ac All-Stars and Rebel Elite, who are also coached by a Penn Charter alum (Harry Sankey, Penn Charter ’75), donating the proceeds to this great cause just seemed like the least we could do.”
Those interested in finding out more about Dan’s condition and donating to this cause can access the “Dan Carr Fund to Fight Brain cancer” website at http://dancarrfund.bbnow.org/.
The Philly Showcase continues at Episcopal Academy on Nov. 20 with the Philly Boys’ Showcase and on Sunday, Nov. 21, with the Philly Girls’ Showcase. Registration is still open for limited spots in the girls’ event. Click here for registration.