Thursday, March 8, 2018

HELP LOCALLY: 27th ANNUAL PLAY FOR THE CURE GAME DAY ON MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2018 TO BENEFIT CANCER RESEARCH

JOIN THE LYNN SAGE CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION
AT THE 27th ANNUAL 
PLAY FOR THE CURE GAME DAY
ON MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2018 AT EXMOOR COUNTRY CLUB IN HIGHLAND PARK
Choose your game: tennis, golf or cards!




The Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation (LSCRF) puts a spin on its Annual Play for the Cure with the first Play for the Cure Game Day, the year’s finest sporting event, which will feature a championship 18-hole golf experience, round robin and other tennis activities, as well as bridge and canasta card tables. The event will be held on Monday, June 11 at Exmoor Country Club, 700 Vine Avenue, Highland Park. All proceeds will benefit breast cancer research and educational programs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.



The fun-filled event features a day of summer games fit for every guest, including: 
Tennis | Women’s Round Robin begins at 10:00 a.m.; Mixed Doubles Round Robin and Women’s Tennis Drills begin at 2:30 p.m.
Golf | 18-hole foursomes begin with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m.
Cards | Games of Bridge and Canasta begin at 1:00 p.m.

Lunch will be served midday and the day concludes with a cocktail and dinner reception at 5:00 p.m.

The “First Come, First Serve” tennis co-chairs are Meredith Soren Freese and Ashley Netzky. Tennis sponsorships are available from the Grand Slam Sponsor ($2,500) to the Ace Sponsor ($1,000). Both sponsorship levels include lunch, cocktails and dinner with the choice to either play during the morning women’s round robin or afternoon mixed doubles round robin. A women’s singles ticket is $500 with lunch, cocktails and dinner; and the women’s singles ticket is $300 for lunch or cocktails and dinner. Both of the women’s ticket options are for one player with a choice of playing either in the morning women’s round robin or afternoon women’s tennis drill. A $600 doubles ticket is available which includes cocktails and dinner for two players to play in the afternoon mixed doubles round robin. Reserve your spot early as there is limited availability for tennis sponsorships and tickets.



The “Hole in One” golf co-chairs are Terri Lind and Lili Ann Zisook. Golf sponsorships range from the Double Eagle Sponsor ($7,500) to the Birdie Sponsor ($2,000). Foursomes are available for $3,500. An individual golf ticket is $900 and a golf ticket for under 45 is $550. All golf sponsorships and tickets include lunch, cocktails and dinner.

The “Let’s Make a Deal” card co-chairs are Nancy Golding and Ellen Soren. Card sponsorships are available from the Splash Sponsor ($1,500) to the Grand Slam Sponsor ($1,000). Both sponsorship levels include lunch, cocktails and dinner. An individual card ticket with lunch, cocktails and dinner is $300 per player; and the individual card ticket with lunch only is $200.

Premier Play for the Cure Game Day sponsorships are available at $15,000 and $10,000 with the overall naming of the event as the Game Day Sponsor is available for $20,000.

For more information regarding tickets and sponsorships, call 312.926.7133 or email Julianna McHale at julianna.mchale@nm.org.



About the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation (LSCRF)
Since its inception in 1985, LSCRF has raised over $32 million toward advancing the understanding of breast cancer. For the last 26 years, LSCRF has been affiliated with Northwestern Medicine, helping to fund pivotal research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Research initiatives focus on novel treatments, education and early detection of breast cancer. LSCRF also funds fellowships in breast surgery, breast imaging, pathology and hematology/oncology to ensure that more patients have access to professionals with advanced training in the treatment of breast cancer. LSCRF is proud to fund two patient navigators in the community of Chicago Lawn to address the disparity of breast cancer care, and to have a direct and positive effect on a group of Chicago women who are not currently being screened or treated for breast cancer. For more information on the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation or to make a donation, visit www.lynnsage.org.

About Northwestern Medicine
Northwestern Medicine is the shared strategic vision of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to transform the future of health care and become one of the nation’s premier destinations for patient care. A growing, nationally recognized health system, Northwestern Medicine provides world-class care in communities throughout Chicago and the north and west suburbs. The system currently encompasses more than 100 locations across the Chicago metro area and eight counties in Illinois, and includes seven hospitals, more than 4,500 physicians and approximately 30,000 employees. Together, all members of Northwestern Medicine serve more than 60,000 patients annually. For more information about the Northwestern Medicine health system, visit http://news.nm.org/about-northwestern-medicine.html.

About the Lurie Cancer Center
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, one of only 47 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, is dedicated to scientific discovery, advancing medical knowledge, providing compassionate state-of-the-art cancer care and training the next generation of clinicians and scientists.  Outstanding basic, translational and clinical research complements a full range of prevention, early detection, treatment and rehabilitation and survivorship programs for all types of cancer.  Learn more at cancer.northwestern.edu.

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