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    Testaverde Fund for Spinal Cord Injury to Honor Dr. Wise Young

    Testaverde Fund for Spinal Cord Injury to Honor Dr. Wise Young at Annual Spinal Victory Challenge Golf Dinner/Fundraiser


    Dr. Wise Young, world renowned spinal cord researcher will be honored at this year's Spinal Victory Challenge golf dinner/fundraiser sponsored by the Testaverde Fund for Spinal Cord Injury. The event is co-sponsored by the Joe Testaverde Special Needs Trust and will feature celebrity guests, entertainment, silent auction and raffle - all to benefit spinal cord injury research.

    (PRWEB) May 6, 2005 -- The Testaverde Fund for Spinal Cord Injury, Inc we will be honoring Dr. Wise Young, director of the Spinal Cord Injury Project at Rutgers University at this year's Spinal Victory Challenge. This year's annual golf outing, co-sponsored with the Joe Testaverde Special Needs Trust, will take place on May 23 at the beautiful Woodmere Country Club on Long Island. This year's celebrity guests will include former NY Jet Greg Buttle, actor Tony Darrow (Goodfellas, Sopranos, Analyze This), Congressman Peter King (also an advisory board member), and Brooke Ellison, subject of the TV movie directed by Christopher Reeve.

    Dr. Young, MD, Ph.D. is founding director of the W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience and recognized as one of the world leaders in the field of spinal cord injury research. He is also at the vanguard of stem cell research and has advised the State of New Jersey in its efforts to provide funding in this field. Dr. Young is also a member of the Testaverde Fund advisory board, and had been a close friend of Christopher Reeve.

    Registration fees for a full day of golf and dinner will be $300. Dinner only is $125 pp or $1250 for a table of ten. The evening will include entertainment, silent auction, and raffle prizes. Golfers or dinner attendees can register or reserve a seat or table by going to the Testaverde Fund web site at www.testaverdefund.org or emailing e-mail protected from spam bots.

    http://www.emediawire.com/releases/2005/5/emw236988.htm

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    Congrats Dr. Young. Maybe show up a little early and get a round of golf in.

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    chasb, I have never played golf in my life. I understand it can get to be all-consuming. Wise.

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