Golfing For A Good Cause At Shel Point In The 6th Annual Shell Point Open

FORT MYERS, FL (October 7, 2009) – The 6th annual Shell Point Open Golf Tournament, presented by the Legacy Foundation at Shell Point, will be held this year to raise funds for the Rehabilitation Center at Shell Point, which offers care to individuals with rehabilitation needs in the Southwest Florida area. The tournament will be on Friday, November 13, 2009, at the Shell Point Golf Club in Fort Myers, announced Timothy Stephenson, Executive Director of the Legacy Foundation at Shell Point.

“The Shell Point Open is becoming a notable event now that we are in our sixth year. We have loyal participants who return year after year because of developing friendships and the opportunity to support a worthwhile cause,” said Stephenson. “The Rehab Center offers excellence in care and services to all individuals who need assistance in recovery from surgeries, stroke, or other ailments that need rehabilitation. This tournament is just one way that we can help individuals receive the best care possible.”

The tournament registration will begin at 7:30am. UBS Financial Services Inc, The Scoggins/Moreland Group has graciously offered to be the Title Sponsor for the event. The cost to play in the 2009 Shell Point Open is $125 per person, which includes 18 holes of golf plus cart, player gift bags, prize opportunities, breakfast and lunch. The Media Sponsor is WINK-TV, and the Corporate Sponsors include Alexander-Hoover, CPA; Alliance Development Fund; and Harvey-Englehart-Metz Funeral Home.

The Rehabilitation Center at Shell Point provides inpatient, outpatient, and transitional care services to those who have suffered from stroke, orthopedic injury and/or surgery and progressive neurological disease. Shell Point Rehabilitation services are available not only to Shell Point residents, but to all of Southwest Florida.

If you are interested in learning more about this tournament, or would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the Rehabilitation Center at Shell Point, please contact Deborah Henning at (239) 466-8484.

The Shell Point Golf Club is an 18-hole Championship Golf Course that opened in 2000. The course offers a grass driving range and practice green, lessons, a fully-stocked pro shop and snack bar, and all the course golf carts are equipped with Uplink GPS monitors. The course is open to the public, and is located at the entrance to Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers, Florida, just off Summerlin Road, two miles before the Sanibel Island Causeway. The Legacy Foundation was founded in 2002 as a non-profit organization serving the Shell Point community.


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