Edwards endorses CASAC’s Bowl-a-thon scheduled Thursday

JAMESTOWN – Chautauqua County Executive Greg Edwards has endorsed the 2013 CASAC Helping Keep Kids off Drugs Bowl-a-thon.

Edwards encourages the community to support Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council to raise funds that will be used to provide prevention education and intervention services to Chautauqua County youth.

Members of the community are invited to participate in Thursday’s Bowl-a-thon by organizing bowling teams and collecting pledges for their team.

The bowler’s total score will be multiplied by the pledged amount.

If you are interested in forming a team or joining one of CASAC’s teams, call the CASAC office, 664-3608 or go to www.casacweb.org for more information.

Those who do not wish to bowl in the event can help by mailing donations to CASAC at 501 W. Third St., Suites 3 & 4. Sprinchorn Building, Jamestown 14701.

The following sponsors have been confirmed: Dan’s Moving & Storage, Inc., Eagle Systems, Falconer Printing & Design, Geer-Dunn Company, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Rhoe B. Henderson Insurance Agency, Rodney Early, Support Enterprises, Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Chapter 30714, Univera Healthcare, Valu Hearing Services, and Rhoe B. Henderson Insurance Agency.

Since 1974, CASAC, a United Way supported agency, has been dedicated to providing prevention education and community awareness relating to alcohol, other drugs and compulsive gambling.

CASAC is the only New York State Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services approved and supported alcohol and other drug prevention agency in Chautauqua County.

For further information about CASAC programs and services, call the Jamestown office at 664-3608 or the Dunkirk office at 366-4623.