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39th Annual Day for the Queen Event to Benefit Queen of the Valley Medical Center


(Napa, Calif. – May 11, 2016) –Queen of the Valley Foundation celebrates its 39th annual Day for the Queen at Silverado Resort with a tennis tournament and the Murray Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, July 22. The annual fundraising event brings the community together for a day of golf and tennis in support of Queen of the Valley Medical Center.

Participants in the Murray Memorial Golf Tournament can choose between the Shamble and Scramble formats; tee time for both is 8:00 a.m. Entry fees include golf, lunch and giveaways, followed by an after-party with food from Compadres Rio Grille, awards ceremony and silent auction.

The tennis tournament kicks off at 8:30 a.m. It includes clinics by Peter Burwash International (PBI) pros, mixed round robins, an exhibition match by University of the Pacific, a silent auction, and an after-party with the golfers.

Proceeds from this year’s Day for the Queen will help fund a transformation of Queen of the Valley Medical Center’s Emergency Department so that Napa County residents and visitors can experience world-class emergency and trauma care in a warm and compassionate environment – now, and for years to come.

The Day for the Queen golf and tennis tournaments draw on the support of many talented and philanthropic-minded individuals, including tennis tournament co-chairs Christy Gianelli and Susan Mickens and golf tournament co-chairs Jim Andrews and Dan Dwyer. To date, sponsors include Bank of Napa, Doctors Company, Manfred & Hunt, Synergy Medical Fitness Center, Queen of the Valley Medical Center, Napa Valley Life Magazine, Napa Valley Marketplace and Silverado Resort & Spa.

For more information and to register to play in one of the tournaments (participation is tax-deductible), contact Queen of the Valley Foundation at 707-257-4044 or visit the Foundation’s website at and click on special events.

About Queen of the Valley Foundation:

Queen of the Valley Foundation was established in 1969 by a group of local residents who wanted to ensure ongoing, locally managed support for quality medical care in the Napa community. They knew that a financially healthy medical center was vital to the future of the place they called home. Since its inception, the foundation has raised more than $90 million for Queen of the Valley Medical Center's equipment and facilities, while increasing community awareness of the medical center's needs. More information on the foundation may be found at

About Queen of the Valley Medical Center

Queen of the Valley Medical Center is a 208-bed, acute-care facility founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange. The Queen is the largest health care facility and one of the largest employers in Napa County. Services provided include a regional heart center; a regional orthopedic center; a cancer center approved with commendations by the American College of Surgeons; the Peggy Herman Neuroscience Center, a neurosurgery program affiliated with UCSF; a Women’s Center; maternity and infant care; inpatient and outpatient minimally invasive surgery; and a full-service emergency department and trauma center.

More information about Queen of the Valley Medical Center can be found at

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