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1st Annual Purple Jacket Golf Tournament | A Scholarship Fundraiser Event

PRLog - July 23, 2014 - RALEIGH, N.C. -- On Friday, October 24th, 2014 join members of the community as they golf for a cause. The golf tournament will take place at 9am on Hedingham Golf Course in Raleigh, NC. The tournament will include gift bags to guests, raffles, food, and beverages. This event is open to the public.

The Purple Jacket Golf Tournament is a scholarship fundraiser during St. Augustine’s University 2014 Homecoming weekend. Participants will have the opportunity to play in a fun-filled tournament for a cause. There will be two (2) scholarship recipients and each will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Awarded scholarships will be used for education expenses at St. Augustine’s University. Following the golf tournament, there will be a reception to present recipients with their scholarship. 15% of proceeds will be donated to the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation.

About National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.

NBCF’s mission is to help women now by providing help and inspiring hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services.

Breast cancer is one of the leading health crises for women in the United States. 1 in 9 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. There is currently no known cure for breast cancer, and its early diagnosis is critical to survival.

According to The National Cancer Institute (NCI), getting a high-quality mammogram and having a clinical breast exam on a regular basis are the most effective ways to detect breast cancer early. The National Cancer Institute recommends women age 40 and older receive annual mammogram screenings to provide early detection of breast cancer.

However, with increased healthcare costs and a rapidly increasing percentage of uninsured women, many simply cannot afford the cost of screening tests. These women are at a significantly higher risk of dying from breast cancer if later diagnosed.

Companies interested in sponsorship and gift bag placement opportunities should contact sheriarowe@srmanagementpr.com for details on how to participate in this event.

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