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2011: 31st CDH Foundation Golf Invitational Raises Funds for Breast Health Detection and Treatment
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31st CDH Foundation Golf Invitational Raises Funds for Breast Health Detection and Treatment

31st CDH Foundation Golf Invitational Raises Funds for Breast Health Detection and Treatment  

From left to right - Chris Smith (PGA Professional Golfer), CDH VP of Medical Affairs Kevin Most, DO, and Curt Byrum (PGA Professional Golfer and Golf Channel Analyst)


WINFIELD, Ill., August 19, 2011 – More than 250 golfers, joined by PGA professionals Curt Byrum and Chris Smith, tested their skills on Medinah Country Club Championship Course #3 and Course #1 to raise funds for the CDH Foundation on Monday, June 27. In total, more than $340,000 was raised from the day’s event and activities primarily for breast health detection and treatment.

“Early detection and treatment is key to combating breast cancer,” said event organizer Holly Kulikowski of the CDH Foundation. “We are extremely grateful to have had 73 sponsor-partners this year who came together to help ensure that the women in our lives have access to the latest screening technology to fight this deadly disease and other worthy causes.”

Two very special guests were on the course this year, competing against golfers who were up to the challenge. Chicago football champions from 1985, Otis Wilson and Dan Hampton shot against players, posed for pictures and signed autographs.

The post-golf dinner program included an auction with premiere golf and sports event opportunities, including a golf trip to Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Oregon.

CDH Foundation’s mission is to seek philanthropic gifts to advance excellent healthcare for the people in the communities served by Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) and its affiliates. Established in 2000, the Foundation partners with generous and caring people, businesses, organizations and foundations throughout the community to support medical programs and services available at CDH.

CDH Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and gifts to the Foundation are tax-deductible. The Foundation serves Central DuPage Hospital and its affiliates, including CNS Home Health & Hospice and HomeCare Physicians (a program of Central DuPage Physician Group).

If you would like more information about the 2012 event at Medinah, contact Kulikowski at 630-933-6986 /TTY 630-933-4833 for the hearing impaired.

About Central DuPage Hospital
Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) is a nationally recognized 313-bed facility located in Winfield, Ill., a suburb west of Chicago. CDH is a leading center for medical technology, one of the busiest surgical hospitals in Illinois and has achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services.

For the last five consecutive years, Thomson Reuters has listed CDH as a 100 Top Hospital in the U.S. CDH is affiliated with other healthcare leaders, including regionally known Children’s Memorial Hospital for pediatric care and nationally known Cleveland Clinic for cardiac surgery.

Central DuPage Hospital is an interdependent network of healthcare organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services, home health and hospice care. For more information or to find a doctor on the medical staff of CDH, visit www.cdh.org or call 630-933-4234/ TTY 630-933-4833 for the hearing impaired.

Christopher King
630-776-5373 (cell)