Welcome to my Fundraising Page for the 2016 Mary Pickett Memorial Invitational
Dear Friends, Family and Co-Workers,
The Inaugural Mary Pickett Memorial Invitational was held on August 3rd, 2015 and was a huge success. ERC and Cleveland Clinic were the presenting sponsors and we were able to raise over $15,000 for the PKD Foundation to help in the fight to find a cure for PKD.
This year, in 2016, we are very excited to announce that the main beneficiary will be the Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute of the Cleveland Clinic. All proceeds will go directly to their PKD research fund and will assist in the search for a cure! Our goal is for this year is to crest $27,000 in donations!
The below information will continue to get updated as we move further into the planning process. This event is very dear to my heart and I am looking forward to your support and participation for a very important cause.
As many of you are aware, my Mother, Mary Pickett, lost a long hard-fought battle with PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease) in December of 2014. While she was alive, she taught her family to always fight the good fight. She never gave up in anything that she ever did, and that legacy is honored through the “Razz Way of Life.”
Some of you may not know this but I also have the disease and so does my 10-Year Old Daughter, Ella. This event is in honor of Mary Pickett and its purpose is to raise money to grow their efforts to find a cure for this disease.
EVENT DATE- Monday, August 1st- Noon Shotgun
ENTRY INFORMATION- We are in the final stages of prepaing all of the marketing brochures and material for the event so look for the information soon.
SPONSOR INFORMATION- Sponsor information will also be available in conjunction with the entry information by Mid-February 2016.
The 2nd Annual Mary Pickett Charity Invitational is a very important event to help raise money to aid in the development of a Cure for PKD. I look forward to seeing everyone at StoneWater on Monday, August 1st to honor Mary Pickett.
Please contact me at any time via email or phone if you have any questions.
Living the Razz Way of Life,
Mike Pickett, PGA
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