Friday, July 19, 2013

16th Annual Chipping Away at Childhood Cancer Gof Tournament August 19

The Keaton Raphael Memorial is hosting their 16th Annual Chipping Away at Childhood Cancer® Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, August 19, at a new location, Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln.

Shotgun is at 8:00a.m. with foods, drinks and games offered throughout the day.

All golfers, pros or not, are encouraged to join in this fun day on the course with a twist to the traditional game of golf!  Start the day off with continental breakfast and coffee to get the blood pumping then enjoy the many fine eats, drinks and games along the way to your final Tee.  Finish up a day of good-hearted, friendly competition with a reception including an award ceremony, raffle and catered eats.

“Chipping Away at Childhood Cancer golf event is one of our signature events – a day you can generously give and enjoy a great day on the course,” mentions Teresa Hofhenke, Executive Director of Keaton Raphael Memorial, who has also participated and supported the annual golf tournament for a number of years.

Last year KRM’s golf tournament raised over $45K and this year it’s aimed to shoot above and beyond this number with local golfers and community joining together to raise funding towards hope for children with cancer!

About The Keaton Raphael Memorial
Keaton Raphael Memorial was founded in 1998 as a tribute to 5-year-old Keaton who lost his battle with Neuroblastoma. He courageously fought for his life and earned his Angel Wings and his legacy lives on in thousands of children & families.

Since then, the organization has grown into an invaluable resource for the Northern California communities. Providing assistance to children with cancer and their families by providing emotional, educational, and financial support, while increasing awareness and funding research toward a cure. In addition to raising more than $4.1 million to date for pediatric cancer research and patient care programs, Keaton Raphael Memorial connects families to local community partners to help alleviate some of the day-to-day burdens so parents can be the parents they need to be for their child.

Blog Post information and picture courtesy of The Keaton Raphael Memorial.

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