DOWNEY - Downey Regional Medical Center will host its 24th Annual Golf Classic on May 4 at the Rio Hondo Golf Club in Downey.This year's tournament chair is Jack Kennis, MD, a Downey Regional emergency department physician for more than 25 years. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Downey Regional's cardiac cath lab, a specialized department with a team of RNs and cardiovascular radiological technicians led by a cardiologist. The cath lab provides state-of-the-art imaging that visualizes and treats coronary artery disease. The lab is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Its staff treats patients in the midst of a heart attack as well as patients scheduled for a diagnostic or interventional procedure. Registration for the tournament begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by a putting and chipping contest. Shotgun start is at noon, with a hot barbecue lunch and hosted Bloody Mary bar. The event will conclude with an awards dinner and announcement of the sweepstakes winners, beginning at 5 p.m. Entry fee is $275. Sponsorship opportunities, dinner tickets and tee signs are also available for purchase. Registration deadline is April 24. For more information on the Golf Classic, or to register, call DeeAnna Hampton at (562) 904-5055.
********** Published: April 10, 2009 - Volume 7 - Issue 51