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Making Wishes Come True at 15th Annual Nelcorp Make-A-Wish® Open


June 10, 2013


Binghamton, NY

Making Wishes Come True at 15th Annual
Nelcorp Make-A-Wish® Open

Binghamton, N.Y. –  Make-A-Wish® Central New York invites the public to take part in the 15th annual Nelcorp Make-A-Wish Open in honor of local Wish Kid, Paul Sarkisian. This year’s event will take place on Monday, June 10, 2013 at Traditions at the Glen in Johnson City, N.Y. For over a decade, golfers have come together at this competitive golf tournament to help make wishes come true for children throughout Central New York.Nelcorp golf open 2013

Tournament registration will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a 12 p.m. shotgun start. The day’s schedule includes lunch, course contests, raffles and prizes. The event will conclude with a cocktail reception and awards dinner. Anyone looking to register in advance for the Make-A-Wish Open should call Make-A-Wish Central New York at (315) 475-9474.

“The golf tournament is a fun way to meet new people, enjoy a beautiful day on the green and make wishescome true,” said Diane Kuppermann, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish Central New York.

Incorporated in 1985, Make-A-Wish Central New York is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to granting special wishes to children between the ages of 2-1/2 and 18 living with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Make-A-Wish Central New York has granted more than 1400 wishes since its inception. In granting a favorite wish, the Foundation strives to provide the wish child and family with extra-special memories of joy and laughter. A wish offers a welcome respite - a time for nothing but fun!

Make-A-Wish continues to “bring the magic of a wish” to special Central New York kids because of the generous support of individuals and corporations throughout the fifteen counties it serves.  The counties are: Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Otsego, St. Lawrence, Tioga and Tompkins.

For more information on Make-A-Wish and to learn how you can become involved, call (315) 475-WISH (9474) or (800) 846-WISH (9474) or email: Visit us on Facebook and Twitter.

Press Contact

Dyana Smolen
PR / Communications Manager
5005 Campuswood Drive
East Syracuse, NY  13057

Phone : (315) 475-9474
Fax : (315) 475-9476

Make-A-Wish® Central New York
5005 Campuswood Drive
East Syracuse, NY 13057
(315) 475-9474
Toll Free (800) 846-9474