Beaumont, Troy hosts golf and tennis fundraiser for cancer programs

Golfers and tennis players can enjoy their sport while raising funds for cancer programs at Beaumont Hospital, Troy through the 17th annual Wilson Cancer Resource Center golf and tennis event.

"A Round for Life" will take place on Monday, July 15 at the Pine Lake Country Club in Orchard Lake.

The day features a four-person scramble including 18 holes of golf with breakfast, lunch and a sit-down dinner with open bar. Participants enjoy full use of all club facilities including the locker rooms, valet parking, tennis courts, driving range and putting green. Free golf clinics with the club pros are available throughout the day. Other activities include a silent auction; cash and luxury package raffles; and many golf and tennis contests. Shotgun starts are scheduled for 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. The cost is $500 per golfer.

Golf event sponsorships are also available from $2,000, including the opportunity to golf in the event. Call Lora Cabarios at 248-964-8173 for more information or go to beaumont.edu/foundationevents to reserve your spot.

The event also features tennis matches, including use of the locker rooms, tennis courts and pool as well as breakfast, lunch and a sit-down dinner with open bar. The cost for a tennis player is $100. Tennis sponsorships are available starting at $1,250.

Proceeds from the event support the Wilson Cancer Resource Center, a centralized resource for cancer patients that assists with appointment scheduling and provides education, counseling and emotional support. Services coordinated through the center include testing, surgery, medical and radiation oncology, plastic surgery, hospice care and home care.

About Beaumont's Cancer Program
Beaumont's comprehensive cancer program combines the expertise of surgical, medical and radiation oncologists to offer cancer prevention counseling, diagnosis and treatment in hospital and community-based settings. The Beaumont Cancer Institute is one of only 49 Community Clinical Oncology Programs in the country designated by the National Cancer Institute to provide patients with access to leading-edge cancer clinical research trials. Beaumont is designated as a Blue Cross Center of Distinction for the Treatment of Rare and Complex Cancers. Beaumont, Royal Oak and Troy are recognized by U.S. News and World Report as "high performing" hospitals for cancer care. Find out more at http://cancer.beaumont.edu/.

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