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Updegraff Vision Proudly Supports The Pediatric Cancer Foundation
Date:11/7/2009

October 23-25th marked the 12th annual tournament bringing together anglers and celebrities fighting the battle against pediatric cancer. Stephen Updegraff, MD, has supported the foundation and it's efforts for many years.

St. Petersburg, Fla. (Vocus) November 7, 2009 -- The weekend of October 23-25 marked the 12th annual tournament bringing together anglers and celebrities fighting the battle against pediatric cancer– Top anglers teamed with celebrities to raise money for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation (PCF) October 23-25 at the 12th annual Grand Slam Celebrity Fishing Tournament, presented by Nestle Purina PetCare. Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Wade Boggs will once again be the honorary host for the event.

Stephen Updegraff, MD, has supported the PCF’s mission for many years. The Pediatric Cancer Foundation exists to raise money to fund pediatric cancer research. The focus is to fund research to find less toxic, more targeted treatments which will lead to the elimination of pediatric cancer worldwide.

The festivities took place at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort Hotel in St. Petersburg and has long been considered the premier fishing tournament on Florida’s West Coast. Celebrities and avid fishermen gathered in their quest to snag the biggest fish while raising money to “reel in a cure” for childhood cancer.

The tournament is a favorite among master fishermen, sponsors and celebrities.

Event highlights:
The Steve Yerrid Kids’ Fishing Derby – Held at the Vinoy Basin on Friday morning, October 23, children with cancer and their families will learn to fish, have
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