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Breath of Life Celebrity Golf Classic 2012



Event Hosted by Tommy DeVito and Friends to Benefit National Jewish Health, Nation’s Number One Respiratory Hospital

Academy Award-winner Joe Pesci, actor Christopher Knight and a host of other talented celebrities will attend the June 3 and 4 “Breath of Life Celebrity Golf Classic” hosted by music legend Tommy DeVito and friends. The event benefits National Jewish Health, ranked the nation’s number one respiratory hospital for 14 consecutive years.

The event kicks off with a celebrity pairings party at Caesars Palace at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 3. At the pairings party, golf teams will be matched with celebrities including DeVito, Pesci and Knight. Additional celebrities participating in the event are actress Leslie Easterbrook (“Police Academy”), actor and vocalist Michael Pointek (“Phantom of the Opera”), actress and singer Paige O’Hara (“Beauty and the Beast” and “Menopause: The Musical”), singer Anthony Gourdine (Little Anthony and the Imperials), Joseph Barbara (“Jersey Boys”), and renowned chefs Gustav Mauler, Bradley Ogden and Carla Pellegrino. The celebrity teams will compete at the golf tournament the next day at Cascata Golf Club on Monday, June 4.

For more information about the event, contact Angie Stone at or 800.423.8891, ext. 6523.

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National Jewish Health
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 #1 respiratory hospital in the nation.

National Jewish Health is the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. Founded 125 years ago as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health today is the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to groundbreaking medical research and treatment of children and adults with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders. Patients and families come to National Jewish Health from around the world to receive cutting-edge, comprehensive, coordinated care. To learn more, visit the media resources page.

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