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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: GOLFERS RALLY FOR CANCER CAREGIVERS

12/18/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

GOLFERS RALLY FOR CANCER CAREGIVERS AT CHARITY GOLF FUNDRAISER

 

Play 18 holes at Out Drive CancerTM Charity Golf Fundraiser January 20, 2018 and raise funds for multiple cancer caregiver seminars in 2018.

 

Phoenix, Ariz. - Dec 18, 2017 — Fact is over 800,000 family and friends including children are cancer caregivers to the estimated 38,000 Arizonians diagnosed with cancer annually.

Arizona Myeloma Network, (AZMN) is the only 501c3 nonprofit organization that regularly delivers FREE to the public quality interactive Cancer Caregivers Education Program™ (CCEP®) seminars and specialty Myeloma education conferences.  

“Anyone caring for a cancer patient knows the level of effort it takes to manage and perform their new “role” well.  Often these caregivers have no formal training and struggle to stay "well" themselves as they balance the cancer patients needs with their other responsibilities”, said Barbara Kavanagh, President and CEO of AZMN. Kavanagh is the caregiver for her husband, Jack who received a Myeloma diagnosis 26 years ago.

Although the immediate family is usually in the caregiver position, virtually everyone surrounding the caregiver will be affected due to the stress, anxiety and physical absence from work, home and social life that is caused by caregiving.

Thousands of Cancer caregivers learn how to provide the best in cancer patient care because they attend AZMN’s Cancer Caregivers Education Program™(CCEP®) seminars. ALL AZMN’s seminars are FREE to the public. Attendees meet local resources and gain information on financial support, insurance, research and clinical trials, respite assistance and personal wellness.

Public financial support and Corporate sponsors are essential to continue helping cancer caregivers thrive. Your donation has an immediate and positive impact on cancer caregivers, their families and those they care for.

 

EVENT DETAILS:

Event: Annual Out Drive CancerTM Charity Golf Fundraiser

Date/Time: Sat, January 20, 2018, 8 AM Shotgun

Where: Stone Creek Golf Course, 4435 E Paradise Village Pkwy S, Phoenix, AZ 85032

Phone: 602-466-3033 Jason Fortney, Regional Golf Course Manager

Website Event Registration: www.azmngolf.com

 

Roxanne Spinelli, National Sales Manager at Embassy Suites by Hilton Paradise Valley said, “We value our partnership with AZMN and what they do for the community. Attendees of AZMN’s seminars held here are offered special discounted rates so that they can enjoy the property and have a respite from the pressures of caregiving. We are also offering a special weekend rate for registered golfers of AZMN’s charity golf fundraiser January 20, 2018”.

“We believe no cancer patient, or their caregivers should have to pay to learn about the disease and how to care for themselves for the best patient outcomes “, said Barbara Kavanagh.

When cancer invades the home suddenly everyone; family, friends and neighbors become caregivers for the cancer patient. Let’s help them cope and embrace their new role with confidence for their own health and the wellbeing of the cancer patient they care for.

For event details, to register, donate, sponsor or volunteer visit www.azmngolf.com today or contact:

Event Manager, Stacy Pray, stacy@gatewaygolfgroup.com 480-251-1671

AZMN, Barbara Kavanagh, Pres & CEO barbarak@azmyelomanetwork.org 623-466-6246

 

We appreciate your interest.  Please contact me regarding an article, feature, sponsorship or for more information on how we address this critical social issue.  

Barbara Kavanagh, M.S.W.
Founder & CEO, Arizona Myeloma Network

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