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Jacqueline Baer
(214) 559-8352
jacqueline.baer@tsrh.org

Local 13-year-old to participate in a golf clinic for children with physical differences

WHO: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) patients, families and staff
TSRHC patient Jillian Zgliczynski, age 13 of Allen
Local Golf Professionals
WorldLink, Inc. management and staff

WHAT: TSRHC patients will participate in a Learn to Golf clinic taught by golf professionals specially trained to teach children with physical challenges. Junior golfers will learn about golf safety, etiquette, driving, chipping and putting.

TSRHC’s Learn to Golf program is designed for patients with challenging physical conditions. Learn to Golf provides the tools and instruction needed for patients to participate in and reap the rehabilitative benefits of golf.

The Learn to Golf program is presented by WorldLink, Inc. and supported by the National Alliance for Accessible Golf. The program also has received support from the United States Golf Association (USGA), PGA TOUR Charities, Wadsworth Golf Charities Foundation, Northern Texas PGA and other generous donors. There is no charge for patients to participate.

WHEN: Saturday, March 24, 2012
8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. – Registration
9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Learn to Golf clinic
11:30 a.m. to Noon – Lunch

WHERE: D.A.’s Golf Learning Center
5601 West Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, Texas 75024
(972) 378-6631

ABOUT JILLIAN: Jillian Zgliczynski, age 13 of Allen has been a patient of TSRHC since she was two years old. She is treated at the hospital for motor control issues. Jillian has taken golf lessons at D.A.’s Golf Learning Center and her favorite pastime is to spend time with her golf instructor, Bob Nied. Jillian is in the 7th grade at Cutis Middle School in Allen, has taken Taekwondo lessons for seven years and is a black belt in karate. Jillian loves being outdoors and is looking forward to her second Learn to Golf clinic.

ABOUT TSRHC: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation’s leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopaedic conditions, certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. Admission to TSRHC is open to Texas children from birth up to 18 years of age. Patients receive treatment regardless of the family’s ability to pay. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please call (214) 559-5000 or (800) 421-1121 or visit www.tsrhc.org.

ABOUT WORLDLINK: WorldLink, Inc. is a Certified Minority Owned, Services Oriented organization specializing in Workforce Solutions, Engineering Services, and Mobile Solutions for telecom, IT, and emerging technology industries. WorldLink’s vast industry and business processes expertise, along with broad global resources and recognized success, allows WorldLink, Inc. to synchronize the right people, skills, and technologies to help clients continue as high-performance profitable businesses.

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