NJ MS Society Chapter Announces Golf Classic

EDISON–The New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society announced a new golf outing fundraiser.

The MS Summer Golf Classic will be held on Monday, June 27 at the Plainfield Country Club, home of The Barclays 2011. This is the first of a planned annual event that will benefit the more than 13,000 New Jersey residents who are affected by the disease.


Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system which interrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Symptoms range from reduced or lost mobility to numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with at least two to three times more women than men having the disease. MS affects, 400,000 people in the U.S., and over 2 million worldwide.

The 2011 MS Summer Golf Classic allows participants to play on one of New Jersey’s top private courses that will challenge the game of the world’s best players. Participants will help to drive MS research, programs and service by joining with corporate teams from around the state for a first-class day of golf, high-level networking, cocktails, dinner, raffles, contests and more. Individual slots, foursomes and sponsorship opportunities are still available.

For more information, contact Irene Wall at 1-732-660-1005 or irene.wall@nmss.org. For more information about multiple sclerosis, or MS research or programs and service for those affected by the disease, contact the New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National MS Society at: 1-800-344-4867 or visit www.nationalMSsociety.org/NJM

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