Firms join forces to fight cancer

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The National, Thursday July 4th, 2013

 THE PNG Cancer Relief Society and Oil Search Ltd (PNG) have once again joined forces to host the Daffodil Corporate Golf Challenge for 2013 in Lae.

A total of K125,000 was presented to the society on Tuesday during the launching at the Lae Yatch Club.

Oil Search Ltd, who had been sponsoring the event for last 10 years came, presented K75,000 while Lae based trucking company Mapai Transport presented K50,000.

The event, a major fund-raiser for the society, would be held at the Lae Golf Club on Aug 23. Last year, the society raised K200,000 at the event.

This is the third year Mapai Transport is supporting the cause.

The corporate golf challenge will feature the same format as last year’s event. Registered teams should only have three persons and the participating fee per team is K2,500.

Funds from the challenge would go towards the acquiring of a skin cancer treatment machine, at the cost of K650,000, and the acquisition of a temporary cancer ward.