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Golfers "Rally For A Cure"


August 15, 2007

Wrangell, Alaska - "Rally For A Cure" is a women's golf event to raise awareness and to raise money for research in finding a cure for breast cancer. The event is scheduled to take place Saturday, August 18th at Muskeg Meadows Golf Course in Wrangell. Terree Pino, manager of Muskeg Meadows, said proceeds from the event will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

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Photo courtesy Muskeg Meadows

Pino said registration is at 8:30 A.M and the golf seminars to learn more about golfing will start at 9:30 A.M. There is a $25.00 registration, plus $1.00 for a signature balloon and $1.00 entry fee for a putting contest said Pino. There will be a complimentary soup and salad lunch.

The event is being sponsored by NAPA Auto parts from Ketchikan and Muskeg Meadows. The actual golf tournament starts at 1:30 P.M. said Pino, after the clinics and ceremonies including a group picture. Muskeg Meadow is selling pink polo shirts for $25.65 including tax, of which $4.00 is being donated to "Rally For A Cure".

Pino said, "We have a large group of women participating from Wrangell and Petersburg. Hopefully some coming in from Sitka and Prince of Wales and maybe a few from Ketchikan."



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