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Wings teammates Turner, Iannucci to give lacrosse demo for kids at Shriner’s Hospital for Children on Tuesday

Monday, 24th January 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, Pro, Posted 1/24/11

Philadelphia Wings teammates Alex Turner and Athan Iannucci will be visiting the Shriner’s Hospital for Children®-Philadelphia on Tuesday to put on a lacrosse demo for the children while celebrating Turner’s 23rd birthday.

Besides sharing ice cream and cake, the Wings will spread good cheer after Turner – who Turned 23 on Saturday – and Iannucci helped Philadelphia rally to defeat the host Colorado Mammoth, 11-10, for its first win of the National Lacrosse League season.

Turner and “Nooch” are spending time with the children at Shriner’s, a pediatric specialty hospital caring for kids with orthopedic conditions and spinal cord injuries. Children up to age 18 are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless to the patients’ ability to pay.

The Wings (1-2) travel to Boston this Friday, January 28 to take on the Blazers (2-2) at the TD Garden at 7:30 p.m. The next Wings home game is on Saturday, January 29 against the Mammoth at the Wells Fargo Center at 7 p.m.

Single game tickets start at $20 and are available exclusively through ComcastTIX on line at, by phone at 1-800-298-4200 or in person at the Well Fargo Center Box Office. Season tickets are also available by calling 215-389-WING.


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