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Sporting events to benefit Komen NEPA Race for the Cure


April 23. 2014 11:53AM

By - rtomkavage@civitasmedia.com - (570) 704-3941




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The inaugural Golf for the Cure will be held on Monday, May 5, at the Scranton Municipal Golf Course with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.


Costs are $360 per team and $90 per individual, in a captain and crew format. Hole sponsorships are available for $50 per hole. The event includes food, drinks and prizes. For more information, call Mike Schulte at 570-677-7510.


The first “Shoot Down Breast Cancer” Clay Bird Shoot will take place at the Factoryville Sportsman Club on Sunday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Admission is free, but there’s a cost to shoot or eat. Eye and ear protective gear is required when shooting. If not shooting, there are other activities to enjoy throughout the day, while supporting a good cause.


Money raised from both events will be donated to Komen NEPA Race for the Cure®, and will be dedicated to combating breast cancer on every front. Up to 75 percent of the affiliate’s net income goes toward funding grants to local non-profit hospitals and community organizations that provide breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs for medically uninsured and underserved women and men.


The remaining net income, a minimum of 25 percent, supports Susan G. Komen National Grants Program, which funds groundbreaking breast cancer research, meritorious awards and educational and scientific programs around the world.




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