Golf Tournament Raises Over $80,000 For Children With Orthopaedic Conditions
LOS ANGELES – May 25, 2010 – The 21st annual
Paul and Berniece Harbers Runyan Memorial Golf Classic raised more than $80,000to
benefit the children and families served by Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital.
The golf tournament was held on Monday, May 24, 2010 at the Palos Verdes Golf
Club in Palos Verdes, California and honored Ryder Cup 2010 team captain, Corey
“The Paul Runyan
Recognition Award has great meaning to me,” said Corey Pavin. “I feel blessed
to help make a positive impact on the children and their families in need of orthopaedic
care. I honestly believe that with the help of great doctors and philanthropic
support, we can continue a nearly century long mission of providing expert
orthopaedic care, research and education.”
For almost 100 years, the mission of Los Angeles Orthopaedic
Hospital has been to provide outstanding clinical care for patients with
musculoskeletal disorders, to promote care worldwide through advances in
medical education and scientific research, and to care for children regardless
of their ability to pay. Funds from the Golf Classic go to ensuring that Los
Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital can continue to provide over 55,000 outpatient visits
per year – serving as a vital safety net for the community.
Generous supporters include: the Jeff Harbers family, the
Rose Hills Foundation, Michael Lombardi, Christopher C. Martin, Cooperative of
American Physicians, CSL Behring, JJ&R, Baron
Capital, Inc., Lexus Santa Monica, Apis Capital Advisors, Taconic Charitable
Foundation, Bernards, Cadence Capital Management, Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn, Dr.
James and Mary Luck, Frontier Capital Management Co., Keenan Healthcare, Northern
Trust, PIMCO, The Strum Group - Dennis Strum, First Class Vending and the OH Café.
About Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital:
Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital is a recognized world
leader in orthopaedic patient care, education and research. The hospital
provides improved quality of life for children and adults with debilitating disorders. For nearly a century, Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital has been
helping children afflicted with these conditions to lead healthy, active lives,
regardless of their family's ability to pay. The hospital is supported by the
Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital Foundation and is expanding its treatment and
research facilities both in downtown Los Angeles and across the Westside. In
alliance with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the new Santa
Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital is under construction and
the Orthopaedic Hospital Research Center opened its doors in 2007. It is the
largest and most sophisticated musculoskeletal research facility in the world. www.orthohospital.org.
Adrienne M. Lao
Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital