Gene Hughes Memorial Golf Outing to Help Cancer Patients

April 11, 2013

If you are interested in golf, and want to help local cancer survivors with their medications, then this event may be just ‘what the doctor ordered.’

The Gene Lewis Hughes, Sr. Memorial Golf Outing will be held on Monday, June 17, at Battle Creek Country Club.  Lunch and registration are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. 

Individual entry fee is $125; a foursome is $400.  There are also sponsorship opportunities for Lunch, Eagles, Birdies, Fairways, and Tees. 

Proceeds from this event will go to the Bronson Battle Creek Cancer Care Medication Fund.  This fund assures that cancer patients who have little or no insurance will have access to needed medications for their treatments.

For more information about golfing, donations, or sponsorships, contact Dorothy E. Hughes at (269) 962-9669, Gene L. Hughes II at (269) 962-1288, or Carmen Foljahn at (269) 245-8075.

Bronson Battle Creek is a 218-bed hospital that provides full outpatient and inpatient acute care including robotic surgery, diagnostics, and rehabilitation services; 100% all private rooms.  It also offers world-class diagnostic capabilities including PET/CT imaging, freestanding ‘open’ and traditional MRI, CT (16- and 64-slice), and 3.0 Tesla MRI.  Bronson Battle Creek has been recognized nationally as one of the safest hospitals, and has been a leader in the development of electronic health records as evidenced by multiple honors as one of America’s ‘most wired’ and ‘most wireless’ hospitals. The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons recognizes the Bronson Battle Creek Cancer Care Center as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program, and the only hospital in Michigan to receive the CoC’s Outstanding Achievement Award three times in a row. Specialty services include inpatient behavioral health, the county’s largest accredited sleep center, and a wound-healing center with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.  For nine years, Bronson Healthcare has been included on Working Mother magazine’s 100 Best Companies list as a leading family friendly employer. 


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