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Breast Cancer Golf Classic


Executive Women’s Golf Association     Monday, July 18, 2011
   Albany/Capital Region, NY Chapter
                                        Mohawk Golf Club
               13th                        Schenectady, NY

     Breast Cancer                             Title Sponsor

      Golf Classic
         Cocktail Hour
     Hope and Honor Tribute
         Silent Auction
    Please join us for this worthy cause — Proceeds will equally benefit the following local organizations:
      Albany Medical Center Breast Care Center                                                          St. Peter’s Breast Center
          Albany Medical Breast Care Center offers women the most                                           St. Peter's Breast Center partners with patients and their
      advanced breast services in a comfortable, convenient location.                                   physicians in the early detection, diagnosis and treatment of breast
      Specially trained radiologists and staff provide accurate diagnoses                               disease. The inspired goal of St. Peter’s Breast Center is to
.     that lead to the rapid treatment and prevention of breast disease.                                combine prompt, compassionate, care with the most modern,
      Albany Medical Center’s staff relate extremely well to women,                                     specialized breast-imaging technology and expertise. St. Peter's
      understanding the difficulty associated with making health                                        Breast Center has been named a Breast Imaging Center of
      decisions that may have profound emotional consequences.                                          Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

      Neil and Jane Golub                                                                               Ruth Levine Sussman Family Fund for Breast Cancer
      Breast Care Program at Bellevue Woman’s Center                                                    Research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
          The Neil and Jane Golub Breast Care Program at Ellis                                              The Sussman Family Fund for Breast Cancer Research was
      Hospital’s Bellevue Campus provides comprehensive services,                                       established by David and Ruth Sussman in 2003 to support the
      support and expertise for complete breast health. The center’s                                    research of Dr. Larry Norton and Dr. Jacqueline Bromberg at
      highest priority is patient peace of mind, comfort and care, from                                 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Following Ruth's death
      routine screening mammograms, to more involved procedures for                                     in 2005, the Sussman and Levine families have continued to
      the timely detection, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. The                               raise money to support the research of Drs. Norton and Bromberg,
      entire team of breast health specialists is equipped with the                                     which focuses on both preventing and effectively treating
      advanced diagnostic technology and is dedicated to providing                                      metastatic breast cancer.
      every patient with the highest quality of care while offering
      guidance and compassion every step of the way.

      The EWGA Albany/Capital Region Chapter is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization. All net proceeds of the Breast Cancer Golf Classic will be directly provided in equal shares to our four
      beneficiaries. Your donation may be tax deductible as a business expense. Any contributions made to EWGA are not considered to be tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Please contact
      your tax or financial advisor for more information
                                    EWGA 13th Breast Cancer Golf Classic Sponsorship Opportunities
             Each golf package includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, cocktail hour, dinner, and a jacket as the specialty giveaway item.
Dinner Sponsor - $3,000                                                             Honor and Hope Tribute - $1,000               **** NEW ****
4 golf packages and 4 additional tickets to BCGC cocktail hour and dinner           This sponsorship package is a way for you and your family members and friends to memorialize
Business name displayed at each dinner table and opportunity to hang company        a loved one who lost a battle with cancer or to celebrate the triumph of a cancer survivor.
                                                                                    4 tickets to BCGC cocktail hour and dinner
banner at buffet table.
                                                                                    Table for family & friends to display a tribute celebrating the life of your loved one.
Cocktail Hour Sponsor - $3,000                                                      Opportunity to include a tribute in the program book and on the BCGC website
4 golf packages and 4 additional tickets to BCGC cocktail hour and dinner           One tee sign “In Memory Of “ or “In Celebration Of” a loved one
Business name displayed on hors d’oeuvres table and opportunity to hang company
banner at cocktail hour                                                             Remembering Audrey and Ruthie - $750
                                                                                    1golf package (for someone you choose or the Committee can select someone for you)
Golf Cart Sponsor - $2,500 (maximum of 4)                                           1 additional ticket to BCGC cocktail hour and dinner
4 golf packages and business name displayed on all golf carts                       One tee sign “In Memory Of “ or “In Celebration Of” a loved one
Corporate Lunch Sponsor - $2,000                                                    This sponsorship package is named in honor of two very special women to the
4 golf packages and business name displayed on each lunch table and opportunity     EWGA Albany/Capital Region Chapter:
hang company banner at lunch
                                                                                    Audrey H. Bills, an active EWGA member and leader who was instrumental in
Putting Green Sponsor or Driving Range Sponsor - $1,500                             building the success of this annual tournament before losing her own battle with
2 golf packages and sign with business name displayed on putting green or driving   breast cancer. The event has been a tribute to her ever since.
                                                                                    Ruth Levine Sussman, beloved daughter of Howard Levine and sister of Neil
Eagle Sponsor - $1,250                                                              Levine. Ruthie was an Acting Supreme Court Justice in New York County. She passed
2 golf package tickets                                                              away in 2005 after a courageous 7.5 year battle with breast cancer.

Our Title Sponsor, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP salutes the work and vision of the Executive Women’s Golf Association’s
Annual Breast Cancer Golf Classic. Whiteman Osterman & Hanna is a proud supporter of this event which assists the mission of providing
the best treatment for breast cancer patients and to further breast cancer research.
The largest law firm in New York’s Capital Region, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP has a reputation for innovative solutions and
professional leadership. Through integrated, firm-wide collaboration, it offers clients a broad range of expertise. The Firm provides clients
a broad range of high quality legal services concentrating in legal and regulatory issues relating to business, corporate, education, cleantech,
energy, utility regulation, environmental, land use, health care, immigration, intellectual property, labor, employment, real estate
development, tax and telecommunications law as well as estate planning and administration, government relations and litigation. For
further information about Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, please go to their website at
                         Additional EWGA 13th Breast Cancer Golf Classic Sponsorship Opportunities
Par Sponsor - $500                                                                     In-Kind Donations - donated items for the Silent Auction and Chinese Auction
1golf package                                                                              Examples of In-Kind Donations:
Automobile Hole in One Contest Sponsor - $275 plus insurance                                 • Gift Baskets (a prize will be awarded to the most creative gift basket)
(Automotive dealer provides the hole in one insurance.)                                      • Gift Certificates for Retail Establishments and Restaurants
1 reserved ticket to BCGC cocktail hour and dinner and company advertising placed at         • Gift Certificates for Professional Services
your hole-in-one contest hole                                                                   (Massages, Pedicures, etc.)
                                                                                             • Jewelry
Hole in One Contest Sponsor - $500 (non-automobile - includes insurance)
                                                                                             • Golf, Sports & Fitness Items
1 reserved ticket to BCGC cocktail hour and dinner and company advertising placed at
your hole-in-one contest hole                                                                • Tickets for Theatre, Arts or Sporting Events
                                                                                             • Sports Memorabilia
Dessert Sponsor - $400                                                                       • Decorative Items for the Home
2 reserved tickets to BCGC cocktail hour and dinner and business name or individual
name displayed on dessert table                                                        Golf Ball Sponsor: In-Kind
                                                                                       Provide 36 dozen golf balls with your logo to be distributed to all golfers at the event
Golf Contest Sponsor - $200 each (4 Total Available)
Longest Drive Contest - 1 for Men and 1 for Women                                      Media Sponsor (TV, Newspaper, Internet)
Closest to the Pin Contest - 1 for Men and 1 for Women                                 Provide media coverage of the event (advertisements before, coverage during, and
Tee or Green Sponsors - $150 each                                                      coverage after) in exchange for golf package
Corporate Sign: Company name on sign placed prominently at a green or tee
Individual Sign: “In Memory of” or “In Celebration of” a loved one on sign
                                                                                       Individual Golfers $175 - 1 golf package
placed prominently at a green or tee

                                                                       For more information
                                 Please contact Jana Behe at (518) 431-7031 or regarding
                               sponsorship opportunities, golfing, and/ or joining us just for the dinner and silent auction.

                                                 Thank you for assisting us in the fight against breast cancer.

                 This invitation is sponsored by Cathy Billa of BillaWrites Publication Services for the EWGA 13th Breast Cancer Golf Classic 2011
Event Schedule                                                                                    2011 BCGC Committee
10:30 - 11:30 AM         Registration, Driving Range Open, and
                         Complimentary Chair Massages available                           Honorary Chair - Jane Golub
10:45 - 11:15 AM         Pre-Golf Stretching - provided by                                Chairperson - Melissa Hoopes
                         Nuhar Jaleel, owner of The Pilates Principle
                                                                                                    Committee Members
11:00 - 11:45 AM         Lunch
12:00 PM                 Shotgun Start - Scramble Format Flighted
                                                                                               Pamela Allers        Kerry Koch
                         for Men’s, Women’s & Mixed Divisions
                                                                                               Jana Behe            Neil Levine
                             ▪ Hole-in-One Contests
                                                                                               Cathy Billa          Eileen Marciano
                             ▪ Longest Drive Contests
                             ▪ Closest to the Pin Contests
                                                                                               Jeannie Cross        Marilyn Martin
                                                                                               Laura Couch          Diane Mincher
5:30 - 6:30 PM           Cocktail Hour (one hour open bar)
                                                                                               Kathleen Hill        Robin Raco
6:30 PM                  Scrumptious Buffet Dinner                                             Denise Horan         Jennifer Shoemaker
6:45 PM                  Tournament Prizes and Presentations                                   Shirley Hunter       Bernardina Torrey
                                                                                               Nancy Jones          Barbara Vaughn
7:00 PM                  Silent Auction and Super Drawings End
                         50/50 Drawing                                                         Ev Kauffman          Nan Williams

7:15 PM                  Presentation of Checks to Beneficiaries

                                                       ~ New in 2011 ~
                                            EWGA Breast Cancer Golf Classic Players Pass                                            Ju s
                                                                                                                                   $2 t
              One Mulligan                                                                                                          5
              Tee shot on a Par 5 by a Male Golf Professional
              If you hit the green on a tee shot on a par 3 your team gets to write a hole in one on your team’s scorecard.
                 Tournament Players Pass is optional and will be distributed at registration the morning of the golf tournament.
                                                      * An additional $25.00 per participant
 T      oo many of us know someone who has fought for her life against breast cancer. With your support, the money we raise from this
        event provides financial support to programs which help to find a cure, to provide preventive care, and to ensure women who are
 inflicted with this terrible disease receive the treatment they need. This year’s benefit will include an 18-hole scramble golf tournament,
 lunch, cocktail party, dinner buffet and silent auction. In addition, our event will offer family members and friends an opportunity to
 create a tribute for their cherished loved ones and to come together as a community to celebrate those who have survived breast cancer
 and remember those who lost their battle with breast cancer.
 We hope you and your company will support this very special event which raises money for breast cancer prevention, treatment,
 research, education, and awareness. Thanks to our sponsors and participants, this event has raised almost $300,000 for breast cancer
 programs since its inception in 1998. All net proceeds of the Breast Cancer Golf Classic will be directly provided in equal shares to our
 four beneficiaries.
 Jane Golub of Price Chopper Supermarkets/Golub Corporation, a long-time EWGA member, has volunteered again to be our Honorary
 Chair. Benita Zahn, co-anchor of News Channel 13 Live at 5 and 6 and co-producer and host of "Health LINK," will be our mistress of

Executive Women's Golf Association (EWGA) is a not-for-profit organization formed in 1991 to promote and foster a spirit of
acceptance, dignity and respect for career-oriented women interested in golf. Whether you're a new golfer looking for a welcoming
environment to learn the game, a former golfer wanting to get back to the game or an experienced golfer seeking the challenge of
our championship golf series, EWGA offers events and activities to meet your needs.
The EWGA Albany\Capital Region, NY Chapter organizes a variety of clinics and events each year, where the focus is on fun,
friendship, golf and networking. With over half of EWGA members in key management positions, you'll also find an ideal
environment for networking with other businesswomen in a friendly atmosphere.
Whether you're looking for an occasional round of informal golf, or a chance to play regularly with other avid golfers, the
Executive Women's Golf Association offers many opportunities. Over the past twenty years, the Executive Women's Golf
Association has become the voice of career-oriented women golfers, and is significantly impacting the world of women's golf.

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