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Contact: Karl Sisson
WCA Director of Development
(716) 664-8423
karl.sisson@wcahospital.org

Marie Barone Memorial Women’s Golf Details Announced:
Proceeds to Benefit Women’s Cancer Care at WCA Hospital


Members of the Marie Barone family gathered are, from left, granddaughter Katie Bell holding great-granddaughter Gia Marie Bell, daughter Patty Hurtack, sister JoAnn DeMarco, daughter Kathy McMaster, and niece Christine Yocum to encourage women to golf in this year’s 18th annual Marie Barone Memorial Women’s Golf Tournament at South Hills Country Club on Monday, June 25th. Proceeds from this event will once again support the Marie Barone Memorial Fund, an endowment fund with the WCA Foundation to benefit local women’s cancer care at WCA Hospital.



Jamestown, NY (Wednesday, May 9, 2012)—The Marie Barone Memorial Women’s Golf Tournament Committee has announced that sponsorships and registrations are now being accepted for the 18th annual tournament which will be held on Monday, June 25, at South Hills Country Club in Jamestown.

Since 1995, more than $107,000 has been raised by this annual tournament, including a record $10,000 in 2011. For the second year in a row, all of the proceeds from this charity golf tournament will grow the Marie Barone Memorial Fund, an endowment fund at the WCA Foundation which will be utilized to assist in the diagnosis, care, and treatment of local female cancer patients at WCA Hospital.

““Those who sponsor and those who golf in this great tournament will once again make a real and lasting difference by assisting female cancer patients right here for many years to come,” says Patty Hurtack, Tournament Chair and daughter of the late Marie Barone.

For more information regarding the Marie Barone Memorial Women’s Golf Tournament, including available sponsorships and participation, please contact Patty Hurtack at (716) 488-0580 or pathurtack@eaglezip.net.

To make a gift to support the growth of the Marie Barone Memorial Fund, please make checks payable to: WCA Foundation, and mail your tax-deductible gift to: PO Box 214, Jamestown, New York 14702-0214. If you have an interest in creating an endowment fund of your own, please contact Brigetta Overcash, Executive Director of the WCA Foundation at (716) 664-5461 or brigetta.overcash@wcahospital.org.

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