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Hoop Dreams on Display at Oak Crest's March Madness Event

March 19, 2012

Residents, students from Calvert Hall, Institute of Notre Dame to square off in free-throw shooting contest on March 21st 

PARKVILLE, MD---The Sweet Sixteen is moving to Atlanta, Boston, Phoenix and St. Louis later this week, but the real basketball action will take place at Oak Crest, the Erickson Living retirement community in Baltimore County.
On Wednesday, March 21st at 11am, residents of Oak Crest will be joined by area high school students in a test of their free-throw shooting skills at the community's Annual March Madness competition.
Participants will enter three divisions: resident (men & women), student and team mixed (resident/student) for prizes.
This year's student teams will be coming from the Institute of Notre Dame and Calvert Hall High School.
Additionally, donations will be accepted in support of Stop Hunger Now, an international hunger relief organization.  On Saturday, April 21st, Oak Crest residents will be preparing the ingredients for 10,000 packaged meals to be distributed by Stop Hunger Now world-wide.
WHAT:     March Madness Free Throw Shooting Contest
WHEN:     Wednesday, March 21st
WHERE:   Oak Crest retirement community
Erickson Conference Hall in Crestview Station
8800 Walther Boulevard
Parkville, MD 21234
For more information, please contact Jeff Getek, public affairs manager, at 410-456-9809 or

About Oak Crest: Oak Crest, managed and developed by Erickson Living, is a retirement community that provides worry-free living for America's seniors-the country's fastest growing population segment.  Erickson Living's financial value and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind.  Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into our continuum of care, lead to demonstrated resident benefits.  A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  For more information, please visit