For Immediate Release:

Chris Cooley hosts the 3rd Annual Cooley’s for the Cure!

Ashburn, VA — October 4, 2011 – Washington Redskins Pro Bowl Tight End Chris Cooley will host the 3rd Annual Cooley’s for the Cure auction to raise funds for breast cancer charities at Clyde’s Willow Creek Farm on Monday, October 10th from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The event is held in honor of Cooley’s mother, Nancy Cooley, who is a breast cancer survivor.

General admission tickets to the auction will be $65 per individual and include food and an open beer and wine bar. They can be purchased at the door, or by going to www.thecooleyzone.com.

The auction will feature memorabilia worn and signed by Cooley as well as his original pottery and drawings. In addition to the artwork, Cooley’s teammates and friends will support his cause by donating and auctioning a variety of Redskins memorabilia, including autographed jerseys, footballs, and helmets.

Special guests from 106.7 The Fan will be onsite conducting live player interviews from Clyde’s.

Charities Supported – This year, Cooley has selected two charities that had a personal impact on his mother’s treatment.
• The IIIB’s Foundation - The IIIB's Foundation helps to comfort women through the pain associated with breast cancer surgery and treatment. They are celebrating their seventh anniversary of providing Bosom Buddy Baskets as gifts to breast cancer survivors to ensure that no woman faces breast cancer alone.
• The Reinsch Pierce Family Center for Breast Health at Virginia Hospital Center provides the most advanced and dedicated care of the patient with breast disease. The first breast center in the State of Virginia to be nationally-certified by the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, they combine state-of-the-art breast disease diagnosis and management with a multidisciplinary team approach, matching their comprehensive skills and knowledge to the unique needs of every individual patient.

Other sponsoring organizations include:
• Events in the City
• Holly Chapple Flowers
• DC Rental
• Clyde’s Willow Creek Farm



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Event Details
Location: Clyde’s Willow Creek Farm, Ashburn, VA

Date: Monday, October 10, 2011

Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Tickets: $65 per person, includes food, beer, and wine
Tickets can be purchased at the door or by going to www.thecooleyzone.com