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    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Jimmie Heuga Memorial Golf Tournament raises funds for national lifestyle empowerment programs

    Posted Friday, July 16, 2010

    Edwards, Colo. • June 10, 2010 – The Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Jimmie Heuga Memorial Golf Tournament, presented by US Bank, was a huge success and raised funds for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their support partners. 
    Tournament proceeds will fund Can Do MS’s lifestyle empowerment programs that help people with MS and their support partners nationwide transform challenges into possibilities. Can Do MS’s nationally-renowned programs include the five-day CAN DO®, two-day CAN DO 2® and one-day JUMPSTART®.  The next CAN DO Program will be held in Vail, CO at The Lodge at Vail, October 6-10, 2010.
    "The recent Can Do MS Jimmie Heuga Memorial Golf Tournament was a special event,” said Erin Waugh Allen, VP/Commercial Banking Relationship Manager for US Bank.  “In this 17th year of the fundraising tournament, I was lucky enough to get to sit at Hole 1 and greet all the participants, and also to chat with the tireless employees of Can Do MS who worked so hard to put this event together.  It was a beautiful day and a lot of fun, and most importantly helped raise money and awareness for a noteworthy charity that helps individuals with MS through unique lifestyle empowerment programs.  I am proud to work for a company that supports this worthwhile local charity, as US Bank has done for over 5 years, and even more proud to live in a community where, despite tough economic times, people continue to be dedicated to supporting worthy causes."

    Bob Roman, Jim Foley, Joe Kerr and Dan Kerr were the top grossing team members who won the grand prize trip to La Costa Golf Resort in California.  The team topped a field of 16 teams in the scramble tournament.

    Special thanks to the tournament sponsors.
    Presenting Sponsor: US Bank
    Host Sponsor: The Club at Cordillera
    Hospitality Sponsors: Dusty Boot Steakhouse & Saloon
    Corporate Team Sponsors: Slifer, Smith and Frampton Real Estate, TV8-Vail, Vail Daily

    Hole Sponsors: All Mountain Technologies, Beverage Distributors Company, Colorado Business Bank, Colorado Capital Bank, Colorado Mountain Express, Comerford Insurance, Kathy Cole “In memory of Trent Cole”, KZYR, McKay & Associates P.C., Peggy & Gary Edwards, Rolex Watch USA, Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea, Vail Sports Medicine Physical Therapy

    MS is one of the most common neurological diseases among adults between the ages of 20 and 50. It is an unpredictable disease that attacks the central nervous system. Symptoms range from numbness in the limbs to paralysis or loss of vision. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot be predicted.

    A national nonprofit organization based in Edwards, Colo., Can Do MS is an innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life. For more information, visit the organization’s Web site at or call 970-926-1270.


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    PO Box 5860 Avon, CO 81620 Phone: 970-926-1290 or 800-367-3101 Fax: 970-926-1295 Email:
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    Can Do Multiple Sclerosis™ is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.
    Charitable Organization Number: 74-2337853

    Formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis | Founded by Jimmie Heuga

    A national nonprofit organization, Can Do MS is a leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs
    that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life.

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