Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Thank you for helping raise funds, awareness

The ladies' golf associations at Ford's Colony Country Club held their 19th annual golf tournament fundraiser on Oct. 6 to benefit breast cancer awareness, research into the causes and new trends in treatment. The Susan G. Komen-Tidewater organization, which also provides community grants to aid in diagnosis and assistance to women undergoing treatment, received close to $9,000 this year, and the cumulative total of funds raised since 1997 for the cause has now topped $200,000. In addition to prizes for the winners of the "fun" nine-hole tournament, there were over 50 door prizes donated by merchants and individuals, who responded with enthusiasm to the committee's requests. The...