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The W: Pink Glove Dance Competition, Try Hockey for Free Day, and Josh Rabinowitz

October 30. 2013 1:43AM

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…can you help in a nationwide competition?

For the second consecutive year, more than 1,000 Geisinger Health System employees and community members put on their pink gloves and danced for breast cancer awareness and a chance to win up to $25,000 for the American Cancer Societies of central and northeastern Pennsylvania.

The nationwide Pink Glove Dance Competition, sponsored by Medline Industries, Inc., is a video competition with participants at Geisinger locations dancing to the song “Brave” by Sara Bareilles. Three community shoots in Danville, Wilkes-Barre, and Scranton brought in participants ranging from community survivors and their families to Bloomsburg University nursing students and their mascot.

Voting at ends Friday, Nov. 8, and is allowed once per day, per e-mail account through the end of the voting period.


…can you try hockey for free?

The Revolution Ice Centre (12 Old Boston Road, Pittston) is inviting kids to participate in Try Hockey for Free Day on Nov. 2 from 8 to 9 a.m.

Try Hockey for Free Day is part of Come Play Hockey Month. This program, designed to provide youth hockey associations a national platform to introduce new kids to the sport, is a joint effort between USA Hockey, the National Hockey League, and NHL member clubs.

To register for one of the Try Hockey for Free opportunities, visit or contact Ed Von Lumm at 570.883.1100.


…can you catch a Comedy Central “Comic to Watch?”

On Nov. 8, Josh Rabinowitz will perform at East Stroudsburg University, an event hosted by ESU’s women’s lacrosse team, which all the proceeds will benefit. Rabinowitz is known for appearances on MTV’s “I Just Want My Pants Back” and the original FX series “Louie.”

Tickets cost $10 for ESU students with a valid ID and $18 for non-ESU students. Premium seating will also be available for $30. For more info, visit or contact ESU women’s lacrosse coach Aaron Jaffe at 570.422.3672.

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