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Take A Swing At Cancer Benefit Golf Tournament

By the Numbers

Fund Recipient Testimonial   •   About Old Waverly

NMMC Cancer Center Service Area

 

Thank you to our sponsors, participants and volunteers for helping make the 2015 Take a Swing at Cancer Tournament the most successful ever. This year's tournament raised $146,000 for local cancer patients.

 

Save the Date

 

Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 15, and Monday, May 16, 2016.

 

 

Almost 20 years ago, four women golfers – two of whom were cancer survivors – had a vision to start a charitable fund to help burdened cancer patients at the NMMC Cancer Center get through a devastating time in their lives. Their efforts led them to organize the first Take A Swing At Cancer Golf Tournament in 1995. From that early beginning the Take A Swing At Cancer Golf Tournament has continued to grow and has now become an important source of charitable support for the NMMC Cancer Patient Fund.


The NMMC Cancer Patient Fund provides approximately $200,000 annually to help qualifying cancer patients get much needed pain and anti-nausea medications, nutritional supplements, transportation for treatment and other supplies. This fund is often the only resource available to help patients and their families through this difficult period of their lives.


The Take A Swing At Cancer Tournament is guided by an enthusiastic group of community and regional volunteers who have a great passion for the needs of others and are willing to help organize and promote this important event.

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Check us out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/take.a.swing.

 

Mickey Holliman, Mark Burleson, University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones, Glen McCullough, Jr., and Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum.

 

 

 

NMHS President and CEO Shane Spees played during the morning flight with Dr. Jimmy Keeton, Dr. Charles O’Mara and Dr. Mart McMullen from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

 

 

 

 

2016 Sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Drs. Sam and Mary Pace


 

Take a Swing at Cancer Committee Members

T.J. Adams Charlotte Magnussen, M.D.
Amanda Angle Ladd Mark
Jamey Ballard Glenn McCullough, Jr., Co-Chairman
Ben Beavers Derreck Menefee, M.D.
Steven Blaylock Van and Nancy Miles
Davis Bond Tommy Morgan
George Bryan Tim O'Brien
Marcia Bryan Samuel Pace, M.D., Co-Chairman
Beth Bryant Ron Powell, D.O.
Elizabeth Carnell Mark Prince
Mary Margaret Case Mark Ray, M.D.
Mike Clayborne Connie Renfroe
Wally Davis John Paul Rhea
Tasha Dozier Martin and Leah Richardson
Cindy Edwards Brian Rigby
Jim Goodwin Robbie Robinson
Dean Hancock Ron Roper
Jake Heyer Bruff Sanders
Benton Hilbun, M.D., Honorary Chairman Christy Sundbeck
Nikki Ivancic, M.D. Greg Thames
Barry Keel Betty Trulove
Dr. Mark and Rhonda Keenum Carey Upton
Charlie Kinney Wesley Webb


For more information on the Take a Swing at Cancer Benefit Golf Tournament, call (662) 377-3613 or 1-800-THE

DESK (1-800-843-3375).