Golfers from around the Four States will once again hit the links as Tournament of Miracles returns to northeast Oklahoma to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and its work with Freeman Health System.
JOPLIN, Mo. – Golfers from around the Four States will once again hit the links as Tournament of Miracles returns to northeast Oklahoma to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and its work with Freeman Health System, the area’s only Children’s Miracle Network hospital. The event promises everything a golfer could ask for, including great lunch and dinner, courteous and friendly staff, opportunities to network with other great businesses and excellent golfing. The tournament takes place Friday, May 8, at Peoria Ridge Golf Course, 10301 South 600 Road, Miami, Oklahoma.
“Tournament of Miracles is an incredible day, when golfers from all around the area come together to do what they love for some very special kids. It’s exciting to be back at the beautiful Peoria Ridge Golf Course, and we’re thrilled to be able to spend an afternoon having fun for such an important cause.” said Heather Lesmeister, Freeman Health System Assistant Director of Development and External Relations.
Tournament of Miracles is played in scramble format with four-person teams. Teams not registering four golfers are matched with other players. Each player receives one round of golf, lunch and a tournament gift. Carts are provided to all participants. The cost to register is $150 per individual or $600 per team. Lunch is served at 11:00 am and tee off is at 1:00 pm. Awards will follow tournament play.
To register or become a Tournament of Miracles sponsor, participants may call 417.347.6658 or visit cmnmiracles.org.
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals provides assistance to children from birth to 21 years of age in a 14-county area in Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma. All money raised stays local, helping children and their families. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals helps furnish and maintain Freeman Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, provides funding for the pediatric needs of local community organizations and offers pediatric emergency equipment for area agencies.
Freeman Health System – Celebrating 90 Years
Locally owned, not-for-profit and nationally recognized, Freeman Health System includes Freeman Hospital West, Freeman Hospital East, Freeman Neosho Hospital and Ozark Center – the area’s largest provider of behavioral health services – as well as two urgent care clinics, dozens of physician clinics and a variety of specialty services. In 2014, Freeman earned 90 individual awards for medical excellence and safety from CareChex®, a quality rating system that helps consumers evaluate healthcare providers. U.S. News & World Report ranked Freeman #1 Hospital in Southwest Missouri in 2014-15, and The Leapfrog Group gave Freeman the highest grade possible in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score. With more than 300 physicians on staff representing more than 60 specialties, Freeman provides cancer care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, children’s services and women’s services. Additionally, Freeman is the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in a 70-mile radius. For more information, visit freemanhealth.com or facebook.com/freemanhealthsystem or follow Freeman President and Chief Executive Officer Paula Baker at twitter.com/freemanceo. #FreemanTurns90