06/10/2008

WVU Rosenbaum Family House Charity Golf Tournament registration now through July 3

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Golfers will hit the greens of Lakeview Golf Resort’s Mountainview Course on Saturday, July 19, in hopes of raising some green for the West Virginia University Rosenbaum Family House.

This is the seventh year for the tournament that features a shotgun start with 18 holes of golf and a four-player scramble.  Participants are provided with a golf cart and tournament gift bags and are eligible for prizes.  Free refreshments are available on the course during the competition.  The tournament is followed by an awards ceremony and pig roast at Lakeview’s University Hall. 

Golfers must register now through July 3.  Cost of registration is $75 per person.  Forms are available by visiting www.wvuhrfh.com and clicking on the upcoming events tab.   Those wishing to register may also contact Joe Kraynak at 304-598-4000 x 77680 or Suzanne Likins at 304-598-6094 x 3.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Proceeds benefit the Rosenbaum Family House, which offers a home environment for adult patients and their families receiving extended treatment at WVU Hospitals and the WVU Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. The Family House has served as a “home away from home” to more than 6,500 families from all 50 states and 15 foreign countries.

The four-story building is located on the WVU Health Sciences Center campus and connects directly into Ruby Memorial Hospital for easy access to medical care. Its 26 hotel-style guest rooms and laundry facilities provide the privacy and conveniences of home. Two common kitchen areas are fully equipped with appliances and cooking and eating utensils. Lounges provide a comfortable relaxation space with access to books, puzzles, videos and games for family enjoyment. 

For more information on WVU Hospitals, visit www.wvuhealthcare.com.

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For more information:
Cassie Waugh, HSC News Service, (304) 293-7087
waughc@wvuh.com
cw: 06-05-08

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