BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 13 The fourth annual EagleBank Foundation Fight Breast Cancer Golf Classic raised over $100,000. The following local hospitals were the primary beneficiaries: Shady Grove Adventist Hospital and Suburban Hospital in Montgomery County, MD, and The George Washington University Hospital, Providence Hospital and Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. Another beneficiary was the Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County. The tournament was held on October 13, 2008, at the Woodmont Country Club. Hospital representatives were present at the event to accept their donation checks.
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"We are again proud of our efforts to raise funds to help fight the devastating effects that breast cancer has on all who are touched by it," commented Donald R. Rogers (of Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.), a director of EagleBank and the Chairman of the EagleBank Foundation. "Because of the tremendous generosity of our sponsors, players, contributors and volunteers, we are proud to provide this much-needed funding for breast cancer programs and services at these well-deserving local hospitals. It was an honor working with so many wonderful, dedicated people with the same commitment and focus," he concluded.
"As a local, business bank, this annual event brings us in contact with many others who share our commitment to the community," commented EagleBank's Chairman and CEO Ronald D. Paul. "We could not do it alone. Working with employees, board members and their spouses, vendors and suppliers, the hospitals, and our generous sponsors, donors and players, we successfully raised over $100,000, despite these very difficult and uncertain financial times. We're proud of these efforts and sincerely thank everyone involved. We look forward to next year and another chance to make a difference in the fight against breast cancer."
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