Law Enforcement VS. Firefighters/Paramedics Basketball Tournament Announced

Hoops and Hijinks to Benefit Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. Coming to Bishop Verot High School
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FORT MYERS, Fla. - Feb. 3, 2016 - PRLog -- Hoops and hijinks are coming to Bishop Verot High School on Sunday, February 28 when our very own local challengers, members of Lee County Sheriff’s Office, City of Ft. Myers and Cape Coral police departments, take on the firefighters and paramedics from various local stations in a lively basketball event the whole family will enjoy. The game starts at 1:00 p.m.

Proceeds from the event benefit Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. (ACT (http://www.actabuse.com/)) to raise money for 24-hour services for victims of rape/sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence throughout Lee, Hendry, and Glades counties.

The teams have been holding their practices and will be prepared to offer a uniquely entertaining experience with “Law Enforcement VS. Firefighters/Paramedics IAFF Local 1826.” Featuring music, food, raffles, and fun for everyone, tickets are only $10, with children five and under free.

"What our teams may lack in NBA style action, they make up for in heart for our community.” shared Jennifer Benton, chief executive officer for ACT. “Buy your tickets today and you'll be able to cheer on our enthusiastic local talent including Robert Torres, Anthony Burgos, Scott Thompson, Brad Lesher, Evan Purcell, and many other first responders.”

Positioned for a night filled with laughter, comedy and net, all to benefit the local community, tickets are on sale through ACT’s website at http://www.actabuse.com/event/law-enforcement-vs-fire-fighters-and-paramedics/.  For more information, contact jbenton@actabuse.com or call (239) 939-2553. The event sponsors include Erickson’s Drying Systems, Pediatric Dentistry of Fort Myers, BB&T Oswald and Trippe Company, Sky Zone, Costco, and Publix.

About Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. (ACT)

Abuse Counseling and Treatment, Inc. (also known as ACT) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit social service agency serving victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in Lee, Hendry, and Glades Counties. ACT has been providing a circle of support for victims and their families since 1978. ACT provides critical services to those in crisis through a 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, forensic examinations, medical, legal and personal advocacy, violence prevention programs, children’s programs and more. For more information, please visit www.actabuse.com (http://www.actabuse.com/#_blank).

Contact: Jennifer Benton, Chief Executive Officer, 239-939-2553

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