Texas Health Resources Foundation Golf Tournament Raises More Than $100,000

Despite early morning rains, 100 dedicated community members and long-time supporters gathered on October 14 for the Texas Health Resources Foundation Golf Tournament at Texas Star Golf Course in Euless, Texas. Thanks to the generosity of participants and sponsors, more than $100,000 was raised to support the Bernard C. Alger Cancer Fund.

In 22 years, the tournament has raised more than $2 million for the Bernard C. Alger Cancer Fund. The fund supports The Wellness for Life Mobile Health Program, a cancer prevention/early detection screening program, S.T.E.P.S. to Surviving Breast Cancer, an education and support program for those affected by breast cancer, and The Cancer Resource Center and Boutique, which offers wigs, scarves, camisoles and other items designed for those receiving cancer treatment.

Players competed in a four-person scramble format and contended against each other for course contests and overall first place and second place team prizes.

Top sponsors for the tournament included:

Presenting Sponsor
Balfour Beatty Construction

Eagle Sponsor
Westwood Trust

“All of us feel so blessed because this fund gives us the resources we need to create a quality cancer program,” said clinical education specialist Gayle Wilkins, who has worked within the cancer program since 1999.

The Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth cancer program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, which ensures patients will have access to the full scope of services required to diagnose, treat, rehabilitate, and support patients with cancer and their families.

About Texas Health Resources Foundation
Texas Health Resources Foundation strives to enhance the delivery of quality patient care by joining with committed donors to sustain the long-term fiscal viability of Texas Health Resources. The Foundation raises funds that support clinical, educational and research programs across the Texas Health system. Together with generous supporters, the Foundation fulfills a critical role in continuing the mission of Texas Health to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve. For more information about Texas Health Resources Foundation, visit TexasHealth.org/Giving.

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