Swimtastic Swim School of Waukesha to Host a Family Fun Day and Casino Night on Sunday, April 21 to Raise Funds to Help Save a Man's Life

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The Swimtastic Swim School of Waukesha will host a Family Fun Day and Casino Night on Sunday, April 21 to raise funds to help save a man’s life.

Bill’s doctors at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami told us that his only option now is a lifesaving double lung transplant.

Swimtastic founders Barrett and Susan Wainscott are working with the nonprofit HelpHOPELive to fundraise for out-of-pocket medical expenses related to Susan’s brother’s survival. Her brother Bill Jamison has cystic fibrosis. In the last few years his health has deteriorated; he relies on full-time oxygen to survive.

“Bill’s doctors at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami told us that his only option now is a lifesaving double lung transplant,” said Susan Wainscott. “He is now actively listed for this procedure, but he is in need of funds to help offset many critical but uncovered expenses.”

Proceeds from the upcoming events at Swimtastic (900 Tesch Court) will benefit the HelpHOPELive Southeast Lung Transplant Fund in honor of Bill Jamison and will be used to pay for insurance co-pays and deductibles, travel to and from the transplant center, and temporary relocation for approximately six months or more following the surgery. Jamison will also face a lifetime of costly anti-rejection medications.

The Family Fun Day will take place from 2-5 p.m. and will include: a silent auction, yard sale, raffle, games and prizes, a DJ, tie-dye fun, face painting, a cake walk and more. Food by Saz’s will be available for purchase. The adult entry fee is $10 (includes 10 raffle tickets); $5 entry fee per child (incl., 5 raffle tickets); children two and under enter for free.

~~> Please Register in Advance Here - Family Fun Day: http://familyfunday.swimtastic.com

The Casino Night will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and will include: a celebrity sports memorabilia auction, a Wall of Wine auction, and trophies and awards as prizes. Entry fee is $40, which includes $100 in chips and heavy hors d’oeuvres from Saz's.

~~> Please Register in Advance Here - Casino Night: http://casino.swimtastic.com

About HelpHOPELive - HelpHOPELive is a nonprofit that enables individuals and families to use community-based fundraising to meet uncovered medical expenses related to transplantation or catastrophic injury. Celebrating 30 years, HelpHOPELive has helped families and communities nationwide raise more than $63 million to pay for expenses related to lifesaving transplants. Donations to the Southeast Lung Transplant Fund in honor of Bill Jamison are tax deductible. For more information, visit http://www.helphopelive.org or contact communications manager Shannon Shensky: 800.642.8399, sshensky(at)helphopelive(dot)org.

About Swimtastic - Swimtastic Swim School makes learning to swim fun. Since 1996 their professional teachers have used unique teaching methods to help infants, children, and adults learn to swim. Parents appreciate their easy registration process with flexible class times, small class sizes, individual attention, and a professional loving staff. Kids love the warm water pools, water slide and palm tree shower, which create a comfortable environment where they can relax, learn to swim, and have fun. http://www.swimtastic.com

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