Annual Crohn’s and Colitis Golf Outing organized

| July 16, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE – Joan McNeely and Harry (Dick) Meek have finalized arrangements for the annual golf event to benefit Crohn’s and Colitis Research. Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease or IBD because their symptoms and complications are similar, are chronic digestive disorders of the small and large intestines. Over 1.4 million people in America have been affected by Crohn’s and Colitis. Over 53,000 patients live in Ohio. To date, $127,020.46 has been raised for research from golf outings, yard sales and donations.

The golf event, scramble format, will be Thursday, Aug. 15, with tee times from 9 – 11 a.m. at the River Greens Golf Course in West Lafayette. The $50 fee includes golf, cart, balls, tees, prizes, and a donation for Crohn’s and colitis research. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Aug. 7. Registration forms are available at many of the following businesses who are supporting the event: Coshocton County Beacon, Sprint Print, Super 8, KFC, WTNS, Sutton Construction, Long John Silver’s, Jillian’s Salon, DeCosky Ford, Sportzone, Hardee’s, Your Pizza Shop, Coshocton Village Inn & Suites, Fortune’s Boot Shop & Repair, Famous Hair, Walmart Supercenter, Sheree’s Salon & Spa, NAUS, Crowtown Pizza, Mike McCullough, Raven’s Glenn Winery, Coshocton Bowling Center, Coshocton Tribune, Sears, Wendy’s, Advanced Auto Parts, McDonald’s, Tractor Supply Company, River Greens Golf Course, Owens & Manning, The Party Package Too!, Warehouse Steak n’Stein, Dairy Queen, The Frame Shop, Burger King, Z Nails, Oscar Rose Steak and Seafood House, White Castle, Linnet’s Flowers on the Square, Ohio Heritage, Century National, Fifth Third, Chase and US Banks, Woodbury Outfitters, Lock 27 Tavern, Whit’s Frozen Custard, Cantwell Creek Garden Center, River Ridge Leather, Annin Flagmakers, Buckeye Fabric Finishing, Jeff Drennen Dealerships, and International Paper.

If you have questions, call Joan McNeely at (740) 622-5507 or Harry Meek at (616) 488-6018. If you will not be participating in the golf or social outing but would like to make a donation for Crohn’s and Colitis Research, make checks payable to Nationwide Children’s Hospital: C&C Research and send to Harry (Dick) Meek, 1297 Doten Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43212.

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