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Golf tournament will ‘tee’ up support for Georgia nursing students next month

The Georgia Nurses Foundation’s annual benefit golf tournament, “Teeing Up for Georgia Nurses,” aims to address the “critical need for nurses” amid a worsening national nursing shortage.

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Funds raised through the tournament, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, April 15, at the Heritage Golf Club in Tucker, will allow the GNF to “provide scholarships to qualifying nursing students, sponsor research activities and support designated nursing activities for the Georgia Nurses Association,” according to the official event website.

The daylong tournament will feature fun games, prizes and a barbecue feast.

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Single-player tickets cost $125. You can register through April 15 and learn more about the schedule of events at georgianurses.nursingnetwork.com.

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