The Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds will play host to their second annual charity celebrity golf classic on Friday, March 2 at The Golf Club of Estrella in Goodyear, Arizona. The annual event will benefit the H.O.P.E. Team, a non-profit organization that supports the patients and families at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Goodyear.

The inaugural golf classic raised nearly $20,000 to support the H.O.P.E. Team and their efforts towards cancer care.

Indians and Reds current and former players - along with front office personnel, broadcasters and coaches - will participate in the golf classic, which will include sports memorabilia, raffle items and unique silent auctions and experiences. Cookin' On Wood will provide the post-round BBQ dinner.

Cost is $300 per person or $825 per threesome. Entry fee includes an event polo shirt and goodie bag along with green fees, bag handling, cart, range balls and the awards dinner. The event begins at 11:30AM (MST) with registration and golfers warm-up. A shotgun start begins at 1PM (MST) with each threesome paired with a celebrity.

Registration forms and sponsorship packages (limited while availability remains)

are available by contacting the Cleveland Indians.

The deadline for registration is February 17.

Phone: 623-302-5678 ? Email: bmckinney@indians.com

Mail: 2601 S. Wood Blvd. Goodyear, AZ  85338

About the H.O.P.E. Team

Founded in May 2009, the H.O.P.E. Team is a nonprofit organization which exists to support the patients and families at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® and strives to provide Help, Optimism, Peace and Encouragement to cancer patients and their families along their cancer journey. For information on volunteering or donating, visit www.hopeteamaz.org or email the team at hopeteam@ctca-hope.com.

About Cancer Treatment Centers of America®

For over 20 years, Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has been providing comprehensive cancer care by integrating leading-edge medical treatments including radiation therapy, chemotherapy and surgery with complementary therapies such as naturopathic medicine, nutrition, oncology rehabilitation, mind-body medicine and spiritual support.

Western Regional Medical Center (Western), located in Goodyear, Arizona, joined CTCA’s national network of cancer hospitals and community treatment centers in December 2008. The other CTCA facilities are located in Zion, Illinois; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Seattle, Washington. CTCA is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.