DebRA of America's 12th Annual Mats Wilander Celebrity Tennis & Golf Classic

"Swinging for Hope for EB"
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New York, NY ( July 23, 2010 - New York, NY - On Monday, October 18th, attendees will join tennis legends, Mats Wilander and John McEnroe, and a host of other celebrities for a full day of golf, tennis and entertainment at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, NY for the 12th Annual Mats Wilander Celebrity Tennis & Golf Classic. Tennis with the pros, 18 holes of golf and an exhibition match between Wilander and McEnroe round out the day's highlights. Evening activities include a cocktail reception and silent auction followed by dinner, live music and dancing. DebRA is proud to announce this year's Honoree, Babe Rizzuto, Vice President of PR at Conair Corporation.

Proceeds benefit the Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America (DebRA), the only national non-profit organization that funds research and provides direct services for patients and families suffering with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a debilitating genetic skin disease that is present in 1 out of every 50,000 live births. Today, there is no cure and the only treatment is daily wound care, bandaging and pain management. Support of this event will help DebRA fund research toward a cure, meet the increased demand for its programs and services, and help to brighten the lives of families struggling daily with this devastating disease.

Event Details:
* Costs for Golf Foursome: $2,750; Golf & Tennis Individual: $1,000; Golf Individual: $750; Tennis Individual: $400; Patron Table(s) of 10: $2,500
* Guests may purchase Dining Only ticket(s) for $275 (brunch, cocktails, dinner) or Reception/Dinner for $250
* Corporate sponsorships are available

For more information on sponsorship and other event detail opportunities, please contact the DebRA office at 212-868-1573 or email


About DebRA of America
DebRA of America is the only national non-profit organization that provides direct services and support to patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) and funds research for treatment and a cure. Founded over 30 years ago, DebRA has funded research grants and significantly increased EB awareness and provide access to high-quality medical information and medical experts, free wound care supplies; and hope through research funding to find a cure. Please visit DebRA at

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Categories: Non Profit

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New York, NY 10017
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