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Crunch Announce Details of Canandaigua Wine Company Score For Breast Cancer Awareness Program

December 3, 2004 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Syracuse Crunch News Release

Syracuse, NY (December 3, 2003) - The Syracuse Crunch announced today that they have teamed up with the Canandaigua Wine Company to help raise money in the fight against breast cancer.

For each goal the Crunch score at home during the 2004-05 regular season (October – April), the Canandaigua Wine Company will make a $10 donation to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation to fight breast cancer. Through nine home games this season, $210 has been raised.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation mission is to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease by funding research grants, supporting education, screening and treatment projects. Since its inception in1982, the Komen Foundation and its Affiliate Network, have raised $450 million for the fight against breast cancer. The Komen Foundation has awarded nearly 700 international grants totaling more than $87 million for breast cancer research projects.

Established in 1945, Canandaigua Wine Company today is the world's second largest wine company. Their commitment to producing, marketing and selling "quality wines for the enjoyment of everyday life"--at affordable prices-- resonates with consumers around the world. Canandaigua Wine Company has stated that their vision for the new millennium is that they will be the recognized leader and innovator in the production, marketing and sales of quality wines for the enjoyment of everyday life.

The Crunch hosts St. John’s on Saturday, December 4 for Scooby-Doo Night at the Crunch. Game time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Crunch office at (315) 473-4444, at the Oncenter Box Office, located on the State Street side of the War Memorial or by calling TicketMaster at (315) 472-0700.

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