Akadema to Sponsor Charity Tournament

Akadema is sponsoring a charity dodgeball tournament. Proceeds go towards the medical expenses incurred by New Jersey teen with aggressive liver disease.


Dodge the Cops Charity Dodgeball Tournament, Proceeds to Benefit NJ Teen

Hawthorne, NJ - May 10, 2010 - Akadema has paired with the River Vale (NJ) Police Officers Association to sponsor a charity dodgeball tournament. The tournament will take place on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 12:00pm at Holdrum Middle School in River Vale, NJ. Proceeds from the event will benefit 16-year-old River Vale resident Caleigh Lans, who was diagnosed with Primary Sclerosing Cholangits - a chronic and aggressive liver disease. On March 13, 2010, Caleigh received a liver transplant and is currently beginning her recovery. Estimated out-of-pocket expenses for Caleigh's treatment are in excess of $85,000.

Teams of six to eight players (18 years of age and older) will compete against teams of local Police Officers and others for a chance to take home first prize. The minimum entry fee is $500 per team. Anyone interested in entering the event should contact Officer Valeri Guglielmotti at (201) 664-2346 x1155 for more information and to register.

About Akadema: Akadema is the world's most exciting baseball and softball equipment company. In its short history, Akadema has become the hottest baseball and softball equipment company for professional, college, high school and serious youth players. Akadema attributes their increase in market share to their innovative quality professional product line, which is contrast to mass production products that have little to do with quality or feel. Akadema has long stood for high quality and performance and wants you to Bring Your "A" Game. Akadema comes highly endorsed by MLB players like: Manny Ramirez, Shane Victorino, Cameron Maybin, Ross Ohlendorf, Vin Mazzaro, Brad Ziegler, Craig Breslow, David Murphy, Brandon McCarthy, Derek Holland, Jose Guillen and many others as well as Senior Advisors and MLB Hall of Famers Gary Carter and Carl Yastrzemski.

Dave Terranella, Marketing Manager
Akadema Inc.
140 5th Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506
Phone: 973-304-1470
Fax: 973-636-6375