Golf Outing Benefits Ronald McDonald House Charity

News Archive August 22, 2012

Golf Outing Benefits Ronald McDonald House Charity

WHAT:  The Loyola Center for Fitness will be hosting its 4th Annual 18 Holes of Hope Charity Golf Outing at Riverside County Club on Monday, Sept. 17. The outing will benefit families and patients who are receiving medical care at the Ronald McDonald Children’s Hospital® at Loyola University Medical Center.

The event costs $195 dollars per person and includes 18 holes of golf, a golf cart, a continental breakfast, a barbecue lunch and prizes. Proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald Children’s Hospital® of Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) and the Ronald McDonald House® near LUMC.

Ronald McDonald House® near LUMC offers a nearby home-away-from-home respite for parents and other family members who have children needing extended medical care. The house offers guests:

  • Private bedrooms
  • Bathroom shared by only one other bedroom
  • Laundry facilities
  • A kitchen to be shared by all
  • Lots of open spaces
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour free shuttle service to campus

WHEN:  Sept 17, tee off is at 9 a.m.

WHERE:  2520 S. Des Plaines Ave, North Riverside, Ill.

COST:  $195 per golfer

INFO:  For more information or to register, contact the Loyola Center for Fitness at (708) 327-3562.

MEDIA:  For media inquiries please contact Evie Polsley at or call (708) 216-5313.

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. The heart of the medical center campus is a 559-licensed-bed hospital that houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as the LUC Stritch School of Medicine, the LUC Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 255-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.
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