Wednesday, June 12, 2013
UHS to feature Nancy Lopez at Women's Health Event
UHS News Release
Contact: Jon Tooley, 762-2336 or firstname.lastname@example.org
June 12, 2013
UHS is proud to announce that World Golf Hall of Fame Member Nancy Lopez
will be the featured participant at a special health and wellness event
for women as a part of DICK’S Sporting Goods Open Week. The "UHS
Pearls of Wisdom with Nancy Lopez" will be held on Monday, August 12th
at the Links at Hiawatha Landing.
Women from across the community will be able to join Nancy Lopez for a
free Golf Clinic following a women’s health exhibition. The exhibitions
will begin at 3PM, followed by the Nancy Lopez Clinic at 6PM.
Physicians and other UHS healthcare experts will be on hand to answer
women's questions about diet, exercise, mammography, preventive medicine
and overall good health.
“We at UHS are very pleased that Nancy Lopez will be here in Greater
Binghamton to participate in our Pearls of Wisdom event,” said Christina
Boyd, Vice President UHS Community Relations. “This will be a
wonderful opportunity for women to learn more about wellness while
getting some great tips from a legendary pro on improving their golf
All participants will be eligible for prize drawings and giveaways. All
attendees will receive a DICK’S Sporting Goods Gift Card.
With 48 LPGA Tour Victories and three Major Championships, the World
Golf Hall of Fame Member is one of the most celebrated women in
professional golf today. In 1978 she became the only LPGA Tour memberto
win Rookie of the Year, Player of the Year, and theVare Trophy in the
same season. In thedecade following her Rookie of the Year season she
amassed 48 Tour Victories, three Major Championships,and was awarded
Player of the Year four times.
Lopez actively works to promote public awareness of multiple diseases,
including arthritis andcardiovascular disease, which run in her
family.She remains an active contributor to the American Heart
Association and is an active donor to cancer research.
The 2013 DICK’S Sporting Goods Open will be hosted at En-Joie Golf Course in Endicott, NY August 12th-18th.
UHS is a locally owned, not-for-profit, 916-bed hospital and healthcare
system serving Greater Binghamton and surrounding counties. Founded in
1981, UHS provides a full range of medical, surgical, rehabilitative and
long-term care services from more than 60 locations around New York’s
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