First Puttin’ in Pink Golf Tournament Supports “fund for the girls”

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

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Update: May 28, 2013 - The tournament has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 10, 2013.

The first Puttin’ in Pink golf tournament will be held on Thursday, June 13 at Bay Pointe Country Club. All of this year’s proceeds will benefit fund for the girls, a part of the Baptist Foundation. Tee times will be at 8:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. with a shotgun start.

Registration fees are $125 per person and include lunch at the clubhouse, greens fee and carts. Registration for individuals or teams is now available online at http://fs24.formsite.com/brittany15/GolferRegistration/index.html,
and sponsorships are now available at http://fs24.formsite.com/brittany15/sponsorship/index.html.

Teams for the tournament will be four-man. Prizes will be awarded to golfers with the longest drive, longest putt, best overall score, best team score and have a chance to win a car with a hole-in-one on a select hole.

A part of the Baptist Health Foundation, fund for the girls, created in 2011, supports women in need of breast services that are unable to afford them. These services include mammograms, ultrasounds, and biopsies. Between August 2012 and January 2013, donations calculated over $109,000. Support from Radiology Group, PA and Baptist has allowed fund for the girls to assist over 207 women.

“This tournament will provide funds for dozens of local women to receive preventative and continuing treatment that may not be able to afford it,” said Brittany Fryery, tournament chair. “My family was affected by cancer earlier this year, and this tournament will fundraise for fund for the girls to assist other families that have been affected by cancer.”

For more information about registering, sponsoring or volunteering for Puttin’ in Pink and how you can help fund for the girls, visit the Puttin’ in Pink Facebook page or call 601.717.4003. It is recommended registration be completed by June 8. Join Puttin’ in Pink to provide necessary breast services to women in Mississippi.

ABOUT fund for the girls:
fund for the girls supports women in need by raising money to provide breast services through Baptist Health Systems in Jackson, Miss. Powered by FUN, the fund lifts women above financial anxiety to stay healthy and enjoy all the fun moments of life. Tax-deductible contributions made to the Baptist Health Foundation funds the program. For more information visit fundforthegirls.com or call 601-968-1489. Baptist Health Systems in Jackson, Miss. is the parent company of Baptist Medical Center, The Mississippi Hospital for Restorative Care, Baptist Medical Center Leake in Carthage, Miss. and a number of related healthcare services and programs. For over 100 years, Baptist has served Mississippi and the surrounding states as a Christian-based, non-profit comprehensive medical center.

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