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Ron Black's 2nd Annual Golf Outing to Benefit Burke Rehabilitation Center's Alzheimer's Research

Released October 8, 2015

White Plains, NY – October 8, 2015 –On Monday, October 19, a group of golfers will hit the course for a good cause. The 2nd annual Ron Black’s Beer Hall Golf Outing will be held at Lake Isle Country Club in Eastchester, with proceeds from the event going to benefit Burke Rehabilitation Center’s Alzheimer’s disease research.

Currently, there are 5.1 million Americans over age 65 living with Alzheimer’s disease—a number that’s expected to skyrocket to 7.1 million Americans by the year 2025, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and its associated research center, the Burke Medical Research Institute in White Plains, are on the forefront of Alzheimer’s research, working with other world-renowned researchers to find ways to treat and minimize the effects of the debilitating condition.

"Burke’s physicians and scientists are making remarkable strides in Alzheimer’s research, and supporting this worthwhile cause will allow them to continue their groundbreaking work and achieve their goal to not only treat the disease, but cure it," said Richard Sgaglio, Ph.D., Senior Administrator for Marketing, Communications & Development at Burke Rehabilitation Center.

Registration for the golf outing begins at 10 a.m., with tee off at 11 a.m. There are a number of on-course contests, including best named teams, closest to the pin on par 3’s, men and women’s longest drive and 1st and 2nd place team awards. Hole in one prizes include a 2015 Jeep, courtesy of Chrysler Jeep of White Plains, and $50,000 cash.

After the golf tournament there will be a dinner at Ron Black’s Beer Hall in White Plains, which will include open bar, dinner, live music and an awards ceremony.

The cost per player is $175 and $50 for a non-player. This includes golf, dinner, open bar and raffle for players and dinner and open bar for non-players.

For more info or to register, email columf0583@gmail.com or call (914) 358-5811 or (347) 931-0583.

About Burke Medical Research Institute

Burke Medical Research Institute is part of the Burke Rehabilitation Center, which also comprises the Burke Rehabilitation Hospital. The hospital is a private, not-for-profit, acute rehabilitation hospital that is the only hospital in Westchester County dedicated solely to rehabilitation medicine. Founded in 1915, Burke offers both inpatient and outpatient programs for those who have experienced a disabling illness, traumatic injury or joint replacement surgery. Along with the hospital’s world-renowned doctors and therapists providing state-of-the-art-treatment, Burke Medical Research Institute scientists explore the frontiers of rehabilitation medicine. All share the Burke mission to ensure that every patient makes the fullest possible recovery from illness or injury regardless of their ability to pay. For additional information on Burke Rehabilitation Center, please visit www.burke.org.

About Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is a private, not-for-profit, acute rehabilitation hospital. Founded in 1915, it is the only hospital in Westchester County dedicated solely to rehabilitation medicine. Burke offers both inpatient and outpatient programs for those who have experienced a disabling illness, traumatic injury or joint replacement surgery. The hospital is part of Burke Rehabilitation Center, which also includes Burke Medical Research Institute and Burke’s Outpatient Division. Burke’s world-renowned doctors and therapists provide state-of-the-art treatment while its research scientists explore the frontiers of neurological and rehabilitation medicine. All share the Burke mission to ensure that every patient makes the fullest possible recovery from illness or injury regardless of their ability to pay. For additional information on Burke Rehabilitation Center, please visit www.burke.org.

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