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The Pro-Am Golf Tournament gets underway on Friday, July 20th at Quincy Country Club

Regular golfers who participate in the Annual Alzheimer's Association Pro-Am Golf Tournament will have a new venue this year as they will be teeing off at the Quincy Country Club Golf Course. The 11th Annual Pro-Am Tournament will be held Friday, July 20th.

Sponsored by theAlzheimer's Association- Quincy Area Branch, the event kicks off with a cocktail reception, dinner and auction at Mark Twain Casino on Thursday, July 19th.

The public is invited to attend the dinner and auction at the Casino, LaGrange,Mo.The $20 meal price includes two drinks at the cocktail reception and a dinner provided by corporate sponsor Mark Twain Casino which will include skewered grilled shrimp, a filet, salad, potato, vegetable, dinner roll and dessert. The cocktail reception begins at 6:00 p.m.; dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m.

The Alzheimer's Association is auctioning off two weeklong badges to the 94th PGA Championship to be held August 9 -12th at The Ocean Course, Kiawah Island, S.C.

Sullivan Auctioneers, L.L.C. has generously donated a 2011 Yamaha 49CC unit scooter that will be raffled off during the dinner. Scooter raffle tickets ($10 per ticket) can be purchased at Mark Twain Casino, The Business Centre, Everything and the Kitchen Sink, and the Alzheimer's Association Office, 639 York Street.

The 11th Annual Pro-Am Golf Tournament gets underway on Friday, July 20th, at Quincy Country Club The tournament is limited to the first 24 teams to register and begins with an 11:00 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fee is $800 per foursome. The fee includes the cocktail reception and dinner, 18 holes at Quincy Country Club with a PGA sanctioned professional, cart, lunch, refreshments, and prizes for everyone.After play, the top five pros compete in a shoot-out for additional prize money.A golf ball drop will follow the tournament with the winner receiving a $500 cash prize.

Major corporate sponsors are KHQA, Mark Twain Casino, Mississippi Belle - Miller Lite, The Business Centre, and Quincy Medical Group.

"With the rapidly aging baby boomer population, the fight to end Alzheimer's disease is one of the most important causes of our time," said Jamie Messmore, Pro-Am Chairperson and Development Director for the Alzheimer's Association, Central Illinois Chapter. "It is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States and costs our country more than $170 billion a year."

The Central Illinois Chapter, Quincy Area Branch offers free programs and services to area residents includinginformation and referral, care consultations, education, support groups and safety services.

For more information or to purchase golf ball drop or scooter raffle tickets ($10 per ticket) call the Alzheimer's Association at 228-1111. A brochure can also be downloaded from the agency's website at www.alz.org/illinoiscentral.


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