3/3/14 5:39 PM
CANNONS JOIN IN RAISING OVER $2 MILLION FOR DANA FARBER
BOSTON, MA (March 3, 2014)– Front office members of the Boston Cannons joined majority owner Rob Hale and Granite Telecommunications’ “Saving by Shaving” event today and ended up raising over $2 million thanks to the 500 plus participants!
Granite CEO Rob Hale and Judy Hale initially vowed to donate $3,000 to Dana Farber for each Granite and Boston Cannons employee who had their head shaved today. Ultimately, over 500 Granite and Cannons employees showed up, bringing the overall donation to Dana Farber over two million dollars.
Six members of the Cannons front office along with Cannons’ midfielder Martin Bowes were a part of this special event.
“We were happy to be part of this humbling experience,” said Cannons General Manager Kevin Barney. “It was an amazing sight to see so many people come together to raise money for such an incredible charity.”
Make sure to tune in to your local news stations tonight to catch the coverage of the event.
About Granite Telecommunications
Granite provides communications products to multi-location businesses throughout the United States and Canada. Granite’s core services are local and long distance telephone services, which Granite centralizes and offers a single point of billing and contact for its customers over incumbent carrier networks. Granite offers an array of other communications products, including broadband data, network and voice services, inside wiring and alarm and security and monitoring installation and services. Granite furnishes services to more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100 companies in the United States, and 1.3 million phone lines under management. Granite employs over 1,100 people, most of whom work at its headquarters in Quincy, MA. For more information, visit www.granitenet.com.
About the Boston Cannons
The Boston Cannons are one of the founding franchises of Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league. They began play in June of 2001 and currently host home games at Harvard Stadium. They won their first MLL Championship on August 28, 2011. Season tickets for the 2014 season are now on sale. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 617.746.9933 or visit www.BostonCannons.com