Day of Golf to Benefit Children's Hospital

July 18, 2005

Contact: Luke Frank (505) 272-3679; Jenny Savage (505) 272-3690

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A shotgun start will signal the beginning of "Chip in For Kids," a benefit golf tournament looking to raise money for the new UNM Children's Pavilion and Critical Care Wing facility currently under construction. The tournament, hosted by Zia Credit Union, will be held at the Los Alamos Golf Course on Friday, August 26, at 9 a.m. Entry fee is $90 per player, which includes cart and green fees, lunch and prizes. Teams of four must be submitted by August 12 .

The UNM Children's Pavilion and Critical Care Wing will provide a family-centered, patient-first environment that accommodates modern technology and incorporates research into the patient-care setting. The nearly 400,000-square-foot pavilion will house UNM Children's Hospital and operating rooms, including a neonatal intensive care unit, children and adult emergency departments, and urgent care and trauma. Support services will include a pharmacy, meditation room and respiratory therapy. The Pavilion will enable UNM to continue to make a difference in health care in New Mexico .

UNM Children's Hospital of New Mexico provides the most advanced neonatology and pediatric care available in New Mexico . Care ranges from ambulatory care outpatient clinics to inpatient units providing the highest levels of intensive care hospitalization. Each year, UNM Children's Hospital of New Mexico cares for nearly 40,000 children, more than 50 percent of whom live outside of the Albuquerque area.

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