Posted on: 7:06 am, October 1, 2012, by Dan Ratchford
SUGARLOAF TOWNSHIP — Golfers hit the links in Luzerne County Saturday to help find a cure for a rare disease that affects children.
About 120 golfers took part in the third annual Beat M.P.S. Golf Tournament at Sugarloaf Golf Club.
M.P.S. also known as Sanfilippo disease, is a disorder that causes progressive brain damage in children. Those with the disease are not expected to live into their teens.
The tournament raises money and awareness to help find a cure.
The event was organized by Carl Kapes, originally from the Hazleton area. Kapes has two sons with the rare disease. ….. read more here and watch video too! http://wnep.com/2012/10/01/teeing-it-up-for-a-good-cause/