Cancer Research Institute Event Calendar



Keith Landesman Pro-Am Charity Fundraiser

Today We Hope / Tomorrow We Cure

Birchwood Country Club will host the Keith Landesman Pro Am Charity Fundraiser on Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Westport, CT.

This year’s event will feature an all-inclusive pro-am golf tournament, dinner, and silent auction.  Individuals can participate in the event by playing golf, sponsoring a hole, or attending the reception.

All proceeds from the event will go to the Cancer Research Institute in support of groundbreaking cancer immunology research.

Donate to the Keith A. Landesman Memorial Fund

Nine years ago, Keith Landesman, a beloved son, father, and husband, an avid golfer cherished by both the community and Birchwood Country Club, lost his life to cancer. Each year the 18-hole golf tournament provides individuals with the chance to honor Dr. Landesman’s life and legacy by supporting a cause near and dear to his family: life-saving cancer immunology research.

This year, you can be a part of this special event and make a difference in the lives of those who are affected by cancer.

PUTT an End to Cancer

Sign up to play in the all-inclusive pro-am golf tournament, which will began with a “fun” lunch served on course. Golf will be followed by cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and dinner with open bar. Get in on the fun today by signing up. Registration is $400 per player. Event check in from 12-12:45 pm with a 1 pm shotgun.

Be Seen on the Green

Sponsor a hole along the course! Sponsors receive a 2×3 custom sign for $250.

Hungry for a Cure

Dinner-only reservations are available for $150pp and include: cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and dinner during the silent auction. Attendees can satiate their appetite while bidding on high-end items and experiences from and around the local Westport, CT community. Reception begins at 5:30 pm.

Show Your Support

If you are unable to attend the event, but wish to mail in a contribution, make your donation payable to Cancer Research Institute and mail to: CRI/Keith Landesman Memorial Fund, One Exchange Plaza, 55 Broadway, Suite 1802, New York, NY 10006.

Why Immunotherapy

This year, more than 1.7 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer, and 600,000 will die of cancer. Worldwide, cancer claims the lives of more than 7 million people each year. It’s a global health crisis that will worsen unless we do something now to stop cancer in its tracks. By supporting the Keith Landesman Pro-Am Charity Fundraiser, you can help us conquer cancer sooner.

Thanks to decades of research, Immunotherapy has become a new way to treat cancer by harnessing our own immune system’s innate power to find and eliminate cancer. The FDA has recently approved several immunotherapies for melanoma, lung cancer, and kidney cancer. More treatments are in the pipeline and have the potential to help patients with many others kinds of cancer. Truly, a revolution in cancer treatment has begun.

Urgent Need

We’ve come so far, but there’s more work to be done. Conquering cancer in our lifetime with immunotherapy will require more research in laboratories and clinics around the world. Your support of the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) will help us get there sooner. CRI pioneered the field of immunotherapy, providing support for researchers since 1953. Today, CRI is leading the way in funding innovative research, fostering scientific collaboration, and educating the public about the power of immunotherapy.

Research Saves Lives

Together, we will find more answers to cancer. 100% of the money you raise will go to support CRI’s cutting-edge scientific research programs. We look forward to riding alongside you and hundreds of others like you who are committed to biking for a future immune to cancer.

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