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The 20th Annual Jerry Segal Classic to benefit Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 25, 2009 at the ACE Golf Club, and the Green Valley Country Club, both on Ridge Pike in Lafayette Hill.

The Jerry Segal Classic is the Greater Philadelphia Region’s largest one-day charity golf event. Over the last 20 years, the Classic has raised nearly $7.2 million, including over a million dollars in each of it’s last two years.

All proceeds benefit programs and services for individuals with disabilities at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. Magee, a non-profit health organization, provides lifetime rehabilitation and wellness programs for persons with spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, amputation, orthopedic injury, geriatric illness and work injury.

The Classic begins with shotgun starts at 9:45 am at ACE and 10:45 a.m. at Green Valley. The event includes brunch, golf, a cocktail hour and grand hors d’oeuvres.

For information on tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please visit SegalClassic.com or call (215) 587-3090. To see a video about Jerry Segal, the Classic, and how it helps Magee's patients, click here.

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, a founding member of the Jefferson Health System and part of the Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of Delaware Valley, is the Philadelphia region’s original provider of physical and cognitive rehabilitation services.

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, founded in 1958, is a 96-bed specialty medical rehabilitation hospital providing physical and cognitive rehabilitation services. Magee’s flagship facility is located in Center City Philadelphia. In addition to the main campus that offers comprehensive services for spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, orthopedic replacement, amputation, pain management and work injury, Magee provides an expanding out-patient network serving the surrounding communities. In 1985, Magee’s brain injury rehabilitation program became the first in the nation to be accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Magee partnered with Jefferson Hospital to create one of the nation’s 14 federally designated centers for spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Magee has been rated one of America’s leading rehabilitation hospitals by U.S. News&World Report. Magee provides treatment to more than 5,000 individuals annually. Magee is authorized to treat wounded military personnel returning from war. Magee is not an Obligated Group Affiliate.

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