Anaheim Ducks Players Show Support for World Duchenne Day and Help Raise Funds for CureDuchenne
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 7, 2019--
The Anaheim Ducks came out in force today to help raise funds for CureDuchenne, a national nonprofit focused on funding and finding a cure for Duchenne dystrophy at the 9th Annual Getzlaf Golf Shootout held in Orange County, California.
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Anaheim Ducks Players Celebrating World Duchenne Day with Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients at the Getzlaf Golf Shootout in Dana Point, California to raise funds for nonprofit CureDuchenne. (Photo: Business Wire)
Anaheim Ducks team captain Ryan Getzlaf and his wife Paige have hosted the event for nine years, raising nearly $3 million for CureDuchenne. The event includes a celebrity golf tournament and a star-studded MVP Party. The Getzlaf Golf Shootout brings together Anaheim Ducks players, celebrities, Orange County philanthropists and business leaders to help raise funds to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the most common and severe form of muscular dystrophy that primarily affects boys.
Pictured from left to right back row Ducks players: Korbinian Holzer, Ryan Getzlaf, Nick Ritchie, Hampus Lindholm, Jakob Silfverberg, Ryan Miller, Rickard Rakell, Teemu Selanne
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INDUSTRY KEYWORD: GENERAL HEALTH SPORTS PHILANTHROPY CONSUMER HOCKEY GOLF FUND RAISING CHILDREN HEALTH
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