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Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital Therapeutic Golf Program Receives a $20,000 Matching Grant From the USGA
Date:11/30/2007

WHEATON, Ill., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Golf Association (USGA) awarded a $20,000 matching grant to Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton, Illinois, to support Marianjoy's Therapeutic Golf Program and the creation of a golf program at Marianjoy for children with disabilities.

"For over 10 years, the USGA has supported programs that bring the game of golf to persons with disabilities," said Ed Stevenson, a PGA Golf Pro who leads the Winter Therapeutic Golf Clinics at Marianjoy. "It's fantastic that the USGA is supporting Marianjoy in their efforts to share the game of golf with both adults and children with disabilities."

"Marianjoy's Therapeutic Golf programs make a tremendous impact on the adults who participate," said Tracy Ekstrom, CTRS, Coordinator of the Marianjoy Therapeutic Golf Program, "and our Pros and therapists are excited to include children into our program. With proper training and adaptations, most children and adults with disabilities can play golf throughout their lives."

In order to receive the entire USGA grant award, the Marianjoy Therapeutic Golf Program must receive $20,000 in donations from individuals or organizations. Anyone interested in supporting Marianjoy's Golf program can send a check made out to Marianjoy to the Therapeutic Golf Program, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, 26W171 Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, IL 60187 or call (630) 909-7513 with your credit card information or to request more information.

Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital is a nonprofit 120-bed teaching hospital in Wheaton, Illinois, dedicated to the delivery of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Marianjoy recently opened its new $60 million, 120 all private room replacement hospital in Wheaton -- a state-of-the-art facility designed to enhance the naturally holistic approach to rehabilitation. The new flagship facility features uniquely designed accessible gardens, a labyrinth, chapel, and a meditation room. Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital was founded 35 years ago by the Wheaton Franciscan Sisters, and maintains an extensive network of inpatient, subacute, and outpatient sites and physician clinics throughout the Chicago area. Marianjoy is a member of Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, which owns and operates more than 100 health and shelter service organizations in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.


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