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Swing to Cure Diabetes 2022 Golf Outing

The Swing to Cure Diabetes 2022 Golf Outing is officially sold out! Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please see below.

Swing to Cure Diabetes was founded by former University of Michigan football player and Varnum attorney Rich Hewlett and his late wife, Chris. The couple began raising money and awareness for juvenile diabetes research after their son, Jeffrey, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 24 years ago.

The annual golf outing is attended by many of Rich’s Wolverine teammates and coaches, including University of Michigan head coaches Jim Harbaugh, Brady Hoke, Lloyd Carr and Gary Moeller.

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Eight complimentary player passes
  • Logo recognition as Tournament Underwriter
  • Acknowledgement at dinner reception
  • Opportunity to display two company supplied banners during golf outing
  • Opportunity for on-site representation and product sampling
  • Top logo recognition on all golf course holes
  • Four hole signs

  • Four complimentary player passes
  • Logo recognition
  • Acknowledgement at dinner reception
  • Opportunity to display one company supplied banner during golf outing
  • Opportunity for on-site representation and product sampling
  • Logo recognition on golf course holes
  • Three hole signs

  • Two complimentary player passes
  • Logo recognition
  • Acknowledgement at dinner reception
  • Two hole signs

  • One complimentary player pass
  • Acknowledgement at dinner reception
  • One hole sign

Please partner with us as we Swing to Cure Diabetes!

Sponsor Online: To submit and pay your sponsorship online, please click here.

Sponsor by Mail: To submit and pay your sponsorship by mail, download and complete the sponsorship form.

Sponsorship payments should be received by June 3, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

Outing Details

Date:Monday, June 13, 2022
Time:8:00 a.m. check-in, refreshments and team photos
8:45 a.m. introductory remarks
9:00 a.m. shotgun start
Location:University of Michigan Golf Course
500 E Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Cost:$400 per golfer
Payment remittance deadline of Friday, June 3, 2022

Registration

The Swing to Cure Diabetes 2022 Golf Outing is officially sold out!

Payment should be received by June 3, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

All proceeds will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the JDRF Center of Excellence at the University of Michigan.

The $400 Golfer Package includes:

  • 18 holes of golf on the exceptional University of Michigan Golf Course
  • Complimentary breakfast refreshments
  • Boxed lunch
  • Dinner at the Clubhouse
  • Golf cart
  • Putting green
  • Golfer’s gift pack
  • Complimentary beverage coupons
  • Awards
  • Live and silent auction
  • Prizes
  • Fun with new and old friends

** Refunds cannot be issued for any portion of the event that is unable to be held due to inclement weather.

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About Type 1 Diabetes

There are two major types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin, a hormone that enables people to get energy from food. Type 1 diabetes usually strikes in childhood, adolescence, or young adulthood, but lasts a lifetime. People with type 1 diabetes must take multiple injections of insulin daily or continuous infusions of insulin through a pump just to survive.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is the leading charitable funder and advocate of type 1 (juvenile) diabetes research worldwide. The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.

For more information about diabetes and the JDRF visit the websites of JDRF and the JDRF Metro Detroit & Southeast Michigan Chapter.

JDRF Center of Excellence at the University of Michigan

The JDRF Center of Excellence at the University of Michigan concentrates to yield safer day-to-day diabetes management and improved health for persons with type 1 diabetes (T1D). The partnership with JDRF strengthens our research enterprise and provides clinicians, scientists and innovators at both institutions an opportunity to cross collaborate and share discoveries, harnessing the power of expertise at the University of Michigan. The four projects within the Center focus on:

  • Determine the optimal metabolic environment for beta cell function in people who receive replacement therapy
  • Develop patient-specific profiles and advanced algorithms to guide tailored artificial pancreas technology to improve time-in-range and reduce low blood-sugar events 
  • Identify predictive markers and therapeutic targets for T1D complications
  • Discover the relationship between metabolic profiles, brain function, and psychosocial stress, to minimize the burden of mental health complications in T1D

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