A Day of Golf, Food, Prizes, Friendship and Networking

Posted Aug 3rd, 2011 by Todd Crandell  Category: Lifestyle


Sylvania, Ohio – July 29, 2011 – Join New York Life’s Toledo General Office and Racing for Recovery™ Friday, August 19, 2011 for a great day of golf, dinner and prizes. The 2011 Golf Scramble will take place at the Giant Oak Golf Club, 1024 Valetta Dr., Temperance, Michigan 48182. If unable to golf, please consider volunteering, inviting friends, donating door prizes or sponsoring a hole to benefit Racing for Recovery’s mission. For registration and sponsorship information, visit and click on the golf banner at the top of the home page, or contact Jeff or Kim King at 1.800.695.1996.

The day will begin with check-in at 9 a.m. and a shotgun start at 10 a.m. The price of registration includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart rental and a steak dinner. Prizes will be awarded for closest to the pin, longest drive, longest putt and the top three team scores. Participants can register individually or as a team.

Every summer for the past five years, the Toledo General Office of New York Life has come together to enjoy a day of golf, friendship and networking to benefit the mission of Racing for Recovery™. In the sixth year of this charitable scramble, New York Life and Racing for Recovery™ hopes members of the community will participate by golfing, volunteering, becoming a donor and/or hole sponsor.

Racing for Recovery’s Founder and President, Todd Crandell, Professional Counselor (PC) and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor III (LCDC III), has dedicated himself by furthering his education and professional credentials to help prevent substance abuse in adolescents and adults, as well as promote positive alternatives for those currently battling addiction.
The organization is currently working toward expansion of treatment services. These services are to include intensive outpatient treatment, expanded support group locations and a lifestyle center for holistic recovery.

“The need to expand our treatment services is why we are counting on you to support the 2011 Golf Scramble. By doing so, you are helping to ensure that Racing for Recovery™ can continue its mission within our neighboring communities and across the country,” said Todd Crandell.

About New York Life;New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company founded in 1845, is one of the largest life insurers in the world. New York Life has the highest possible financial strength ratings from all four of the major credit rating agencies. Headquartered in New York City, New York Life’s family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income, investments and long-term care insurance. Please visit New York Life’s website at for more information.

About Racing for Recovery™

Racing for Recovery™ is a federally approved 501 c 3 non-profit organization. Its mission is to prevent all forms of substance abuse by promoting a lifestyle of fitness and health for all those affected by addiction. For more information about what Racing for Recovery™ is doing to help communities nationwide, visit

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