National Jewish Health Kunsberg Classic Features Dinner at Shanahan’s and Golf at The Sanctuary August 5 and 6

Funds Raised to Benefit School for Chronically Ill Children

For the second year in a row, golfers from across the nation will gather in Denver in early August for the National Jewish Health Kunsberg Classic at The Sanctuary and Shanahan’s. The Kunsberg Classic on Aug. 5 and 6 is presented by RE/MAX, LLC, and sponsored by Shanahan’s. The golf event will raise funds for Kunsberg School, a tuition-free day school at National Jewish Health, serving 90 chronically ill students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

The two-day event begins with a private dinner and auction on Sunday, Aug. 5, at Shanahan’s, Denver’s premier steak and seafood restaurant. On Monday, Aug. 6, participants will enjoy a day of golf at The Sanctuary, the exclusive, world-recognized course in Sedalia, Colo.

Co-chairs of the National Jewish Health Kunsberg Classic are Mike Harms, Vice President of GE Johnson Construction Co., and Marc Steron, Managing Partner of Shanahan’s. Committee members include Paulette Brody, Stanton Dodge, David Engleberg, Steve Kris, Lots Pook, Eddie Robinson, Scott Robinson and Meyer Saltzman.

Space is limited for this popular event. For information about sponsorship opportunities or to register for the event, go to kunsberggolf.org, or contact Michael J. Meyers at meyersm@njhealth.org or 303.728.6576.

Kunsberg School, which is supported through donations to National Jewish Health, provides a safe, friendly and healthy school environment where students succeed academically, medically and socially. Typically, Kunsberg students have fallen behind their peers in school because of respiratory illnesses, including severe asthma and/or allergies, sickle cell anemia, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and other disorders.

Kunsberg students receive care and learn to manage their illnesses from three nurses and National Jewish Health pediatricians. They eat nutritious meals, exercise daily and practice positive social interaction. The students learn in small classes from teachers with advanced degrees using the latest educational technology tools. They demonstrate their knowledge by showing steady improvements on the CSAP test and outpacing their peers in similar schools. Upon graduation, Kunsberg students have the skills to lead healthy, productive, meaningful and active lives.

The Sanctuary, owned by RE/MAX, LLC co-founders Dave and Gail Liniger, is one of the best and most exclusive courses in the United States. A place of refuge, preservation and nourishment, The Sanctuary is not just a golf course, but a golf experience. Players revel in the innate beauty and inherent challenges of this exquisite course.

Shanahan’s, named after former Denver Broncos head coach and restaurant partner, Mike Shanahan, redefines the next generation of the steak house by raising the bar with USDA quality Prime meats, specialty bone-in cuts and a vast selection of fresh seafood. The ultra chic version of the steak house offers the best in upscale dining experiences with a sprawling bar, towering indoor/outdoor fireplace and an unparalleled wine selection.

National Jewish Health is known worldwide for treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders, and for groundbreaking medical research. Founded in 1899 as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health remains the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to these disorders. Since 1998, U.S. News & World Report has ranked National Jewish Health the number one respiratory hospital in the nation.

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