News Release

June 17, 2010

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914

33rd UConn Cancer Research Golf Tournament August 2 in Bloomfield

FARMINGTON, CONN. – The 2010 UConn Cancer Research Golf Tournament will take place Monday, August 2, at the Tumble Brook Country Club in Bloomfield.

Organized and run entirely by volunteers, this event is in its 33rd year and so far has raised more than $2.2 million for cancer research, prevention and education. Proceeds will help support cancer clinical trials research at the University of Connecticut Health Center’s Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Registration, practice and lunch start at 11:30 a.m. Shotgun start is at 1 p.m. Cocktails, dinner, awards ceremony, and live and silent auctions start at 5:30 p.m. The Tumble Brook Country Club is at 376 Simsbury Road in Bloomfield.

More information about the tournament, including how to participate, become a sponsor, or donate auction items is available by calling Christine Cappello at 860-679-4673 or e-mailing Online registration is available through More information about the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center is available at

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