Ladies Golf Association Holds Annual Tournament to Benefit American Cancer Society

The Towers Ladies Golf Association (TLGA) held its annual Babe Zaharias Day on Tuesday, July 15, as it raised money to benefit the American Cancer Society.
The morning kicked off with a golf tournament where the ladies were joined by some of the male golfers. There was also a card party for residents to participate in. An estimated 155 residents took part in the fundraiser. Both groups came together for a luncheon in Towers on the Green afterwards.
“I’d like to thank you all for supporting our Babe Zaharias,” said TLGA President Ina Rudolph. “Without your generous donations this day could not possibly happen. It really was a wonderful, wonderful day.”
The co-chairs of the event were Harriet Lane and Paula Levitt.
“You come out in full force every year and it’s certainly appreciated,” Lane said. “It’s a great, great fundraiser. And always remember [that] together we can make a difference.”
Levitt also thanked all those who took part in the fundraiser for assistance, adding that most of the people present at the luncheon had probably been touched by cancer in some form or another. She also said that great strides are already being made in the fight against cancer.
“Scientists are working and if they can put men on the moon, why can’t we get rid of cancer?” she asked. “I know I appreciate the help. Thank you so much.”
During the luncheon, Rita Coelho also read a poem about the annual fundraiser to capture what the day means to everyone. In it, she wrote “We hope and pray, some sunny day, the threat of cancer will go away.”
North Shore Towers Golf Professional Bob Guido also announced the tournament winners during the luncheon, although he pointed out that everyone, including the charity, was really a winner that day.
Rudolph said that TLGA will be collecting donations throughout the year. Anyone wishing to contribute can make the check out to the American Cancer Society and give it to her, Lane, Levitt or drop it off at the Country Club.

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