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July 31, 2009

At A Glance

'Golfing Fore Cancer' event set for Aug. 14

The fifth annual "Golfing Fore Cancer" Tournament will be held Friday, Aug. 14, at Saddleback Ridge Golf Course in Solon to again help support patients and their families receiving care at Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa.

The four-person, best-shot event has two rounds. Players will begin with shotgun starts at 7:45 a.m. or 1 p.m. The fee for each four-person team is $460 or $115 for each individual. Prizes will be awarded during the post-tournament dinner.

Since the inaugural event in 2005, "Golfing Fore Cancer" tournaments have raised more than $100,000.

For information about reservations, donations or sponsorship opportunities, contact Mike Diers at 319-330-4341 or


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