Iona Prep Alumnus Pat Quinn,  Co-Founder of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge,  to Speak During Hoops Triple-Header

12/04 Iona Prep Alumnus Pat Quinn, Co-Founder of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, to Speak During Hoops Triple-Header 4 PM

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY — 

WHEN:      Friday, December 4

                  Games against Christ the King at 4:30 p.m. (freshmen); 

                  6 p.m. (junior varsity); and 7:30 p.m. (varsity)

 WHERE:    Iona Preparatory School

                   255 Wilmot Road

                   New Rochelle, N.Y.                                              

WHAT:      Iona Preparatory School K-12 will welcome back Pat Quinn (Class of 2001), who will speak about ALS and his inspirational story during halftime of each of the Gaels’ basketball games against Christ the King. Quinn, a former Gaels basketball player, was diagnosed with ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) in 2013 and is regarded as one of the founders of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. There will be giveaways, raffles and T-shirt sales during all three games, with proceeds to support the Quinn For The Win Foundation.

CONTACT:   Alex Malecki

                   Director of Communications & Marketing

                   Iona Preparatory School K-12

                   (914) 600-6185 FREE; AMalecki@IonaPrep.org

                   Sean Mayer

                   Senior Account Executive

                   Thompson & Bender

                   (914) 762-1900 FREE; sean@thompson-bender.com