The Relief Zone Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Set for Feb 10

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From left, first row, Richal Hair, 3 On 3 Basketball Tournament co-chair; Lisa Lyon, executive director, The Relief Zone, Inc. Second row from left, basketball players, Leo Diaz, Nolan Brink, Jason Dustin, Traden Gray. Third row from left, A’Lynn Conlan, tournament co-chair; basketball players, Aaron Hair, Dan Reinagel, Dylan Pearson, Quinn Conlan, Peyton Hayes. The 3 On 3 Basketball Tournament will be held Sunday, Feb. 10 at Frewsburg Junior-Senior High School. To register, visit thereliefzone.org.

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The Relief Zone (TRZ)

The Relief Zone (TRZ) fundraising committee has announced they will host their third annual “3 On 3 Basketball Tournament” Sunday, February 10, at the Frewsburg Junior-Senior High School gymnasiums located at 26 Institute Street, Frewsburg. Brackets start at 9 a.m. The tournament is open to the public. Interested students in grades third through eighth are invited to register to play.
Boys and girls age brackets are third and fourth grades, fifth and sixth grades, and seventh and eighth grades. Players must register before February 7 to play in the tournament. Students can register online through PayPal at www.thereliefzone.org/3-3charity-basketball-invitational. Early registration by January 31 is $80 per team. After that date, registration is $100.
The tournament has been organized to benefit The Relief Zone, Inc. “The charity event helps us sustain and grow our school-aged programming and year-round activities,” said Lisa Lyon, The Relief Zone executive director. “What’s better than playing a friendly, spirited game of basketball while supporting a great cause. I want to extend my thanks to our fundraising committee and event volunteers who work tirelessly to host this day-long tournament as well as our community business partners and donors who make this tournament possible. We encourage spectators to join us for a fun-filled day of basketball.”
TRZ will hold its winter raffle during the tournament to benefit the non-profit organization. Two raffle prizes including a night stay compliments of Chautauqua Suites Hotel And Expo Center, and a mega gift basket valued at $250 will be the prize giveaways. Tickets will be available to purchase during the basketball game for a $5 donation. The winning ticket will be drawn at the end of tournament play. Need not be present to win. All proceeds from the raffle benefit TRZ.
“We are expecting a fun day,” added Richal Hair, who has co-chaired the tournament with A’Lynn Conlan for the past three years. “Our students and this community are like no other when it comes to helping others and we have no doubt we will raise a good deal of funds for The Relief Zone while watching some really great basketball.” Other fundraising committee members for TRZ include, Jim Reinagel, Wendy SanFilippo, Tiffany Joyner, and Grant Olson.
For additional information or questions, please contact Richal Hair at 716-485-6352 or email whair@stny.rr.com or call A’Lynn Conlan at aconlan95@gmail.com. Easy online registration is available at thereliefzone.org. To learn more about TRZ’s programming, visit thereliefzone.org.