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Media Advisory: SLV to meet with press 8/4/19

By Sandy Caligiore, 07/25/19, 6:45AM EDT



Summit Lacrosse Ventures (SLV) will meet with members of the regional press on the first day of the 30th Annual Summit Classic

WHO: Summit Lacrosse Ventures staff members Ashley Gersuk Murphy (SLV CEO; former player at Northwestern U, won NCAA Championship); Kevin Leveille (Brand and Event Manager; All-America; former national team, MLL and NLL player); George Leveille (Summit Classic tournament founder)

WHAT: Media availability with the 3 members of SLV. This will not be a press conference, but a chance to speak with Ashley, Kevin and George one on one. Games will be underway at this time.

WHEN: Monday, Aug. 5 at 12 noon

WHERE: North Elba Athletic Fields tournament headquarters. Access is via Recycle Circle, off Route 73 on the edge of Lake Placid. This is the road into the landfill/transfer station.

Several story ideas:

--30th anniversary of the tournament (since 1990)

--Over 250 teams in the Summit Classic; Over SLV’s 4 Lake Placid events since June, there is an estimated $8 million economic impact

--Olympic seminar (bringing lacrosse back into the Olympic program) with representatives of World Lacrosse and US Lacrosse

--Hall of Fame induction (includes legendary Syracuse U coach Roy Simmons, Jr.)

--Major League Lacrosse Alumni Game

We hope to see you Monday at 12 noon. Thank you.


Sandy Caligiore,, 518-637-3597