NCH Healthcare System and The ACE Group Classic Team Up with My Miles Fore NCH

Champions Tour pros, caddies, volunteers, spectators and staff have accepted a friendly challenge to track the miles walked during the week of The ACE Group Classic and the NCH Healthcare System will benefit from a $10,000 donation  from The ACE Group Classic

NAPLES, FL (FEB.  4, 2013)Today officials from NCH Healthcare System and The ACE Group Classic are pleased to announce a partnership geared towards improving fitness and wellness throughout Southwest Florida that will commence during the official Champions Tour event taking place at TwinEagles, Feb. 12-17. Aptly named My Miles Fore NCH, select groups made up of Champions Tour pros and caddies, tournament volunteers, fans, TwinEagles and NCH Healthcare System employees and The ACE Group Classic staff will compete starting on Tuesday. The group that walks the most miles during the event will be rewarded with a massage and one-year membership to the NCH Wellness Center. The program will culminate in a $10,000 donation to the NCH Healthcare System. Fans are encouraged to join in the challenge and will be able to checkout a pedometer near the tournament entrance. (A limited number of pedometers will be available for this promotion). Daily competition updates will be available at acegroupclassic.com

“Our relationship with The ACE Group Classic helps increase the awareness of our efforts to improve the quality of life for the citizens of our community. Educating people on healthy lifestyle choices and the benefits of exercise results in overall improved health and NCH is taking the lead on the issue,” said Allen Weiss, MD., President and CEO, NCH Healthcare System. “We are proud to partner with the tournament in our ongoing effort to make Southwest Florida a national model for neighborhood wellness.”

“Our tournament and NCH Healthcare System share a commitment to making our community a better place to live, work and play,” said Tournament Director Lesley Baker. “We’re excited to have some fun with this competition against tournament patrons, tournament volunteers, the employees of TwinEagles and NCH Healthcare System and of course the Champions Tour pros and caddies.  I feel pretty confident that the Tournament Staff will shatter records and win, but the biggest winner will be our donation to the NCH Healthcare System that works to improve the facilities and services that help the people of Southwest Florida every day.” –NCH Health Care System