Birdies for Breast Cancer Presents The 9th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic

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Birdies for Breast Cancer Presents The 9th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic In Partnership with The LibertyHealth Foundation

“We are very excited about the partnership we formed with Cristie Kerr in the development of what has become the area’s leading breast cancer facility. This center furthers our mission of ‘enhancing life’ for those who live and work throughout Hudson County and northern New Jersey.” - Joseph F. Scott, FACHE, President and CEO of Jersey City Medical Center

August 12, 2013 - New York, NY - 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 September 23, 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-golf themedspirits 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.

“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 services.” –Cristie Kerr

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.

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Topics: Charity Event, Kerr, Cristie

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