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¦ October 22, 2012
Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation's 7th Annual Racing to Recovery Golf Tournament & Welcome Reception
Festivities Take Place in Las Vegas This Weekend

The Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation (SSPF) will host its 7th annual Racing to Recovery Golf Tournament on Monday, October 29, at Spanish Trail Country Club in Las Vegas, NV. The event will feature a Scramble Format with a 10:00 a.m. tee-off. Players will be treated to a day of golf and a post-round cocktail reception and award ceremony, all to raise money for the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation.

In addition, registration for the golf tournament includes a complimentary ticket to the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation Welcome Reception at Mob Attraction Las Vegas inside the Tropicana Hotel on Sunday, October 28, from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. At the reception, guests will experience a fun and interactive look into the world of organized crime with authentic mob characters and never-before-seen artifacts. The evening will also feature a live and a silent auction, as well as complimentary beverages and appetizers.

What: Welcome Reception
When: October 28, 2012, 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Where: Mob Attraction Las Vegas in the Tropicana Hotel, 3801 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV
Ticket Cost: $150 per person, or complimentary with golf registration.

What: Racing to Recovery Golf Tournament
When: October 29, 2012, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (10:00 a.m. tee-off)
Where: Spanish Trail Country Club, 5050 Spanish Trail Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89141
Ticket Cost: $500 per golfer.

To register or for more information, contact or call 317-236-9999.

About Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation
The SSPF was started in 2000 by INDYCAR driver Sam Schmidt shortly after a practice-run crash left him paralyzed from the chest down.

SSPF is leading the charge to cure paralysis by funding scientific research, medical treatment, rehabilitation and technological advances benefiting those with spinal cord injuries, stroke victims and people diagnosed with ALS, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. In addition to initiating local and national advocacy efforts on behalf of those disabled, SSPF also funds national "Days at the Races" and "Run, Walk ‘N Wheelathon" programs. Foundation President and CEO Ida Cahill is a member of the Spinal Cord Leaders Council.

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