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Media Advisory: Duke Children's Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Duke Children's Classic

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Duke Health News 919-660-1306

DURHAM, N.C. -- The 2003 Duke Children's Classic, hosted by celebrity chairman Jeff Foxworthy, will be held from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Duke Children's Classic. The celebrity-amateur golf tournament, which will be at the Duke University Golf Club, Route 751 and Science Drive, has raised millions of dollars for the Duke Children's Hospital & Health Center during the past three decades. This year's tournament has many new features for families, including: KidZone playing area, featuring area mascots and carnival activities; Duke Family Fun Run and Toddler Trot; Car Seat Safety Check; Youth Putting Contest; and "Walk with the Stars."

Additionally, a Pairings Party (Jeff and Gregg Foxworthy's Pig Pickin') will be held from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday, May 16 at the Hilton Durham and the Duke Children's Classic Celebrity Show will be held from 9 p.m. until 11 p.m., Saturday, May 17 at Page Auditorium on Duke's West Campus.

Additional information on the 2003 Duke Children's Classic is available at http://www.dukechildrens.org.

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