Monday, September 26, 2011
Bands and sponsors come together in this free event to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society®
MATTHEWS, N.C. – Stumptown Skirmish, a free event for all ages, will bring together four bands in addition to other family friendly activities on Sat., Oct. 1 from 2 to 6 p.m. in Stumptown Park. The goal of the event is to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society®.
The four bands featured are Fusebox Poet, Horsefly, Mayhem Loves Company and Something Clever. Two of these bands are a part of Rock University, a music instruction and band program located in Charlotte, N.C. Rock University is a proud sponsor of the Stumptown Skirmish.
Additionally, the Town of Matthews will be providing a children’s bounce house along with face painting. Concessions will be provided by Hungry Howie’s Pizza and Texas Roadhouse. Electronics, donated by BestBuy, will be auctioned off with all proceeds going to the LLS.
Folks interested in participating in this year’s 2011 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk can register for the event by visiting www.presbyterian.org/lightthenight. Proceeds for this event also benefit the LLS.
Novant Health is a not-for-profit, integrated health system of 13 hospitals and a medical group consisting of 1,115 physicians in 359 clinic locations, caring for patients and communities in North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia. Hospitals include the following: Presbyterian Hospital, Presbyterian Orthopaedic Hospital, Presbyterian Hospital Matthews and Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville in the Charlotte, NC area; Forsyth Medical Center and Medical Park Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC; Kernersville Medical Center, Kernersville, NC; Thomasville Medical Center, Thomasville, NC; Brunswick Community Hospital, Supply, NC; Rowan Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, NC; Franklin Regional Medical Center, Louisburg, NC; Upstate Carolina Medical Center, Gaffney, SC; and Prince William Hospital, Manassas, Va. Other Novant facilities and programs include outpatient surgery centers, medical plazas, rehabilitation programs, diagnostic imaging centers and community health outreach programs. Novant Health is ranked 14th nationally among the 2011 Top 100 Integrated Healthcare Networks, according to an analysis by the SDI health informatics company.