WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, NFL legend Ahmad Rashad today announced he will host a Opening Celebration and Golf Tournament on Sunday, June 26, 2011 and Monday, June 27, 2011 featuring celebrities, athletes and community members to benefit White Plains Hospital.
Last summer's inaugural tournament was a sold-out, star-studded event.
"I am excited about my golf tournament to benefit White Plains Hospital," said Ahmad Rashad, NFL Legend and Emmy® award winning sportscaster. "The hospital is an integral part of the community offering premiere care and treatment to its patients and I am committed to raising awareness about this incredible organization."
With a reputation for providing exceptional health care and noted as a nine-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, White Plains Hospital provides clinical excellence and outstanding personalized care. The Hospital's staff includes nearly 800 doctors treating more than 500,000 patients a year in and around the New York Tri-State Area.
"We are incredibly grateful for the awareness and support Mr. Rashad and the Co-Chairs Jonathan Spitalny and Robert Tucker bring to this outstanding event," said Jon B. Schandler, President & CEO, White Plains Hospital. "The funds raised at the golf classic help the hospital continue to build and grow outstanding health care services for our community so we can be there when they need us."
The benefit begins with an exclusive Opening Celebration on Sunday, June 26, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at the scenic 42 Restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton Westchester with Mr. Rashad and special guests. The Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 27, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at one of the most exclusive golf courses in the nation, Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale, NY featuring entertainment throughout the day, culminating with a dinner party and exciting awards ceremony.
For more information, please log on to www.wphospital.org.
About White Plains Hospital:
White Plains Hospital is a voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care and preventive medical care in a caring and compassionate manner to all people who live in, work in, or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. White Plains Hospital's services extend beyond inpatient and outpatient care to include prevention and educational programs which meet the needs of the general populace, the professional community and the business sector.
SOURCE White Plains Hospital