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Ankle & Foot Diabetes Golf Benefit Set for Sept. 18 at Pine Lakes
HUBBARD, Ohio (June 15, 2015) - Ankle & Foot Care Centers today announced plans for its 17th annual Diabetes Golf Benefit, a four-person scramble set for Friday, Sept. 18, at the Pine Lakes Golf Club in Hubbard.
The tournament raises money for local diabetes education, resources and support, through Ankle & Foot Care Centers and the Diabetes Partnership of the Mahoning Valley.
“This annual event always generates a great response and we’re looking forward go raising an additional $16,000 for the battle against diabetes,” said Dr. Michelle Anania, partner at Ankle & Foot Care Centers.
A shotgun start is scheduled for noon, following sign-in at 11 a.m. The $100 fee per golfer includes 18 holes of golf, lunch and dinner, beverages on the course, merchandise prizes and skill contests. Lunch will be served on the course with dinner at the pavilion immediately following the event.
Registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 4. There are also opportunities to support this event through hole and corporate sponsorships. Those interested should call Michael Vallas at 330.629.8800 for more details.
Ankle & Foot Care Centers works with the Diabetes Partnership and the American Diabetes Association on initiatives to stop the spread of diabetes, which afflicts more than 29 million Americans and often manifests itself on the feet. Diabetes is a leading cause of foot and other amputations, as well as blindness, kidney failure, heart failure and stroke.
Ankle & Foot Care Centers also delivers free seminars and organizes support groups for diabetes patients and their families.
Organized by Dr. Anania, the Diabetes Golf Benefit has been sponsored by Ankle & Foot Care Centers since 1999. The annual events have raised more than $125,000 for diabetes education and research.
Ankle & Foot Care Centers is the region's largest podiatric care provider, with 17 physicians and surgeons serving patients at 19 local offices, located in Alliance, Andover, Austintown, Boardman (2), Campbell, Champion, Columbiana, Cornersburg, East Liverpool, East Palestine, Greenville (Pa.), Liberty, Niles, Poland, Salem, Struthers, Warren and Youngstown. Specific locations and other information are located on the group's website, at www.ankleandfootcare.com.
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