Limited Spots Remain for 15-40 Connection's Charity Golf Tournament

May 23, 2013, 14:09 ET from The 15-40 Connection

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 15-40 Connection has announced that golfer spots for the Mark & David Ungerer Golf Tournament, Gala, & Auction are filling up at record pace and sponsors and supporters should register soon. Proceeds from the tournament benefit the 15-40 Connection, which raises critical funds to support educational programs and outreach in order to improve cancer survival rates for people 15 to 40 years old. 15-40 Connection would like to recognize the high-level sponsors for the event, the event presenting sponsor, Renewal by Andersen.

"We are excited that registration is filling up so quickly, and anyone who still wants to participate in this great event needs to act now!" said executive director, Tricia Laursen. She continued, "Many thanks to our main sponsor Renewal by Anderson for taking their own time and funds to support local causes and nonprofit organizations, helping us to address important issues and improve quality of life."

The two-day event will be held July 7 and 8, 2013 at Coach's Pavilion at Saint John's High School, the Worcester Country Club, and Mount Pleasant Country Club. The pre-tournament gala, themed "Around the World," will kick off the event with dinner, music, and a live auction by award-winning auctioneer Paul Zekos. Golfers are able to challenge themselves on two private golf courses, limited to 120 golfers per course. Gala-only registration is also available. In 2012, the event raised $503,000 in support of cancer awareness and early detection education programs and outreach for people ages 15-40. Registration for the golf tournament is filling up, so act quickly to reserve your space at or call Susan Cyr at 508-929-4690.

About the 15-40 Connection

Cancer survival rates in teens and young adults (ages 15 to 40) have barely improved since 1975 in a large part because a delay in diagnosis allows time for cancer to progress to more advanced stages. The 15-40 Connection is changing this by empowering individuals with knowledge that will save and improve lives through early cancer detection. Most people know that early cancer detection works but don't know how to make it work for them. We can change this through the knowledge that cancer symptoms are often subtle but persistent changes in your health.

SOURCE The 15-40 Connection