NYSCOPBA Members Participate in Central New York Lupus Foundation

Aug 08, 2013, 12:00 ET from NYSCOPBA, Inc.

UTICA, N.Y., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the seventh straight year, the New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA) will sponsor the Lupus Foundation of Mid and Northern New York's  "Lupus Charity Golf Classic." Members of the union from Central New York have donated  $1,500 and will participate in the event to be held on August 9th 2013 at the Shenandoah Golf Club at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, NY.

"We are very proud to participate in this event once again this year," said NYSCOPBA Central Region Vice President John Gavin. "NYSCOPBA is happy to raise money for the Lupus Foundation– a mission that is close to our hearts as officers living, working and raising our own families in this community."

The Lupus Foundation of Mid and Northern New York, Inc. provides educational, support and outreach services for people with lupus and their loved ones, while promoting programs of public awareness, advocacy & research.

NYSCOPBA represents more than 26,000 New York State employees and retirees from the Security Services Unit. Formed in 15 years ago, NYSCOPBA provides superior representation to its membership under the independent and democratic model.

Contact: John Gavin (NYSCOPBA) 315 317 8326