TurningPoint tournament for breast cancer returns to Dunwoody Country Club

The 5th Annual Tourney for TurningPoint will take place August 30-31 at the Dunwoody Country Club, benefiting the non-profit TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation (www.myturningpoint.org) TurningPoint was founded in 2003 with a mission to improve the qualify of life for women with breast cancer by providing, promoting and advocating specialized and evidence-based rehabilitation. Services including physical therapy, massage therapy, counseling, nutrition and exercise counseling, and monthly education programs are provided to women regardless of their ability to pay, and nearly 50 percent of all women visiting TurningPoint’s clinic on Roswell Road receive some kind of financial assistance. Nearly 3,000 women have been served over the last 12 years with a record 400 new patients in 2014.

The Tourney for TurningPoint takes place over two days, kicking off with a dinner Sunday evening, the 30th at 6 p.m.. The evening will feature live and silent auctions, cocktails, fabulous food stations, heavy hors d’oeuvres and dessert.

The golf outing takes place on Monday, the 31st, with two shotgun starts at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30, respectively. The outing will take place in a scramble format with prizes for skills, longest drive, and hole-in-one contests. The top individual and female golfers as well as winning teams will receive prizes as well. A light dinner will conclude the day at 5:30 p.m. and lunch will take place for both flights from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Tickets for dinner by itself are $50 and for golf and dinner, it’s $300. A foursome costs $1,000. For more information, please visitwww.myturningpoint.org email Karen Burpo – kburpo@myturningpoint.org or call 770-360-9271.

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