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Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club to host Charity Weekend in Support of the Children’s Cancer Center, September 18-19

INNISBROOK, FL, August, 2009InnisbrookResort and Golf Club will host a special charity weekend September 18-19, withthe proceeds benefitting the Children’sCancer Center. The event will include a golf tournament and evening awardsceremony, 5K Family Run / Walk, and a special Family Festival – all designed toraise money to benefit the many efforts of this deserving charity.

This special weekend begins on September 18 withthe Innisbrook Cares Charity Golf Tournamenton the resort’s beautiful North Course. The tournament is a four-personscramble format with a 1 p.m. shotgun start, followed by an awards reception atthe resort’s Loch Ness Monster Pool. The reception will feature family style foodand refreshments, and a “Dive-In” movie for all ages. Participation in thetournament, awards reception (including dinner) and movie is $99.00 per golfer.

The activities continue on the morning of Saturday, September 19 with a Charity 5K Family Festival, whichincludes a 5K Family Run/Walk alongside Innisbrook’s scenic North Course. For adonation of only $25, participants will receive a t-shirt and goodie bag,improve their health and help a wonderful cause. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and the run/walk begins at 9:00 a.m. atInverness Hall. After the race, families can enjoy a variety of vendors providinginteresting activities and information. Kids can especially enjoy kite building,a bounce house, and the Games2U mobile game theatre. For vendors interested atexhibiting at this event, space is still available.

Registration for the golftournament, 5K Run/Walk and exhibit hall at the Family Festival is available

In honor of theChildren’s Cancer Center, Innisbrook isoffering special rates on their spacious condo-style suite accommodationsstarting at only $99.00 per suite, per night.Each suite features a complete kitchen, living area and private patio orbalcony. A link to where reservationscan be made may also found at

About Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club – a Salamander Hospitality Resort

Situated on 900 wooded acres of rolling hills and 70acres of lakes in the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area on Florida’sGulf Coast,Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club is located just 25 minutes from Tampa International Airport. Recently andcompletely renovated, Innisbrook features 72 holes of championship golf, 608spacious guest suites and rooms, four restaurants and three bars, theInnisbrook Golf Institute, 11 tennis courts, the new full-service Indaba Spawith 12 treatment rooms and fitness center, six heated swimming pool complexes,a nature preserve, and three conference halls with 65,000 square feet ofmeeting space. Innisbrook is a member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts andPreferred Golf programs. For additional information call (727) 942-2000 orvisit

About Children’s Cancer Center

The Children'sCancer Center is a non-profit organizationdedicated to providing children who have cancer or chronic blood disorders andtheir families with the educational, emotional, and financial assistancenecessary to cope with their life-threatening illnesses. For additional information, visit

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