Birdies for Breast Cancer Presents The 9th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic In
Partnership with The LibertyHealth Foundation
NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2013
NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hosted by 16-time LPGA Champion
Cristie Kerr, the Birdies for Breast Cancer Celebrity Golf Classic will take
place at Liberty National Golf Club again in 2013, home to the 2009 and 2013
PGA Tour Barclays Championship.
The Birdies for Breast Cancer Celebrity Golf Classic has become the premier
celebrity pro-am golf event in the tri-state area. The event will feature an
18-hole Celebrity Pro-Am golf tournament, a post-golfthemed spirits and food
experience, entertainment, and awards with LPGA stars and celebrity guests.
Celebrities and LPGA professionals that have committed to participate include
Jason Kidd (Brooklyn Nets), Shaun O'Hara (New York Giants), Ken Daneyko (New
Jersey Devils), Jerry Foltz (Golf Channel), Morgan Pressel, Natalie Gulbis,
Beatriz Recari, Syndee Michaels, Kathleen Ekey, Irene Cho, Sara Jane Smith,
Victoria Elizabeth, Sara Brown, Nicole Hage and Veronica Felibert.
Birdies for Breast Cancer is proud to announce Fireman Capital Partners as the
event's Title Sponsor for 2013 and Duff & Phelps as its Presenting Sponsor.
Corporate sponsors include Coca-Cola, Audemars Piguet, The Barclays
Championship and LibertyHealth. The event will seek to raise over $500,000 for
the LibertyHealth Foundation at Jersey City Medical Center,home of the
Cristie Kerr Women's Health Center.
Regarding the event and the Cristie Kerr Women's Health Center, Cristie Kerr
said: "The work we have done collectively to make a difference for women in
our community is something I am most proud of. I am so thankful for our
friends in the private and corporate community for helping in our mission to
ensure that all women have access to premium and dignified health care
About Fireman Capital Partners
Fireman Capital Partners invests in consumer-focused companies through both
growth equity and buyout transactions. With the ability to coalesce our
operating expertise and financial resources, we create a distinct advantage in
growing and developing unique businesses and brands. Fireman Capital Partners
has been a corporate partner of the Birdies for Breast Cancer event for the
past 5 years.
About Duff &Phelps
Duff & Phelps is a leading global financial advisory and investment banking
firm. Duff & Phelps balances analytical skills, deep market insight and
independence to help clients make sound decisions. They have been a corporate
partner of the Birdies for Breast Cancer event for the past 3 years.
About LibertyHealth Foundation
The LibertyHealth Foundation is the philanthropic funding arm of Jersey City
Medical Center. As the area's only not for profit hospital, Jersey City
Medical Center (JCMC) is dedicated to enhancing the lives of those in its
community – as a regional referral hospital, the regional trauma center, a
teaching hospital, the area's only Magnet hospital, and the provider of state
of the art medical treatment in a wide spectrum of medical specialties,
including cardiac surgery, neonatal intensive care, neurology, and more.
For more information please visit:
Laddie Sanford, Madison Green Agency (609) 731-3629 Email
Susan Forman, Dian Griesel Int'l. (212) 825-3210 Email
Read more news from The LibertyHealth Foundation
SOURCE The LibertyHealth Foundation
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.