SOURCE: Ziegler


August 15, 2011 11:38 ET

Ziegler Partners With The American Cancer Society

16th Annual Chicago Select Golf Invitational

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Aug 15, 2011) - Ziegler, a specialty investment banking firm serving the healthcare, senior living, religion, and education sectors, is honored to sponsor and participate in The American Cancer Society's 16th Annual Chicago Select Golf Invitational to be held on Monday, August 15, 2011, at the Medinah Country Club. The sponsorship is part of Ziegler's Annual Philanthropy Program.

Tom Paprocki, CEO of Ziegler, stated, "We are honored to partner with an organization dedicated to finding a cure for cancer. We all have friends, colleagues, and/or family members who have been affected by this terrible disease. We are committed to help in any way we can."

The American Cancer Society combines an unyielding passion with nearly a century of experience to save lives and end suffering from cancer. As a global grassroots force with more than 100,000 volunteers in Illinois and millions elsewhere, the society fights for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. As a result, more than 11 million people in America who have had cancer, and countless more who have avoided it, will be celebrating birthdays this year. Proceeds from the Chicago Select Golf Invitational will support the society's mission to save lives and create more birthdays by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back. To learn more or get help, call the American Cancer Society any time at 1-800-227-2345 or visit

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The Ziegler Companies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ZGCO) together with its affiliates (Ziegler) is a specialty investment bank with unique expertise in complex credit structures and advisory services. Nationally, Ziegler is ranked as one of the leading investment banking firms in its specialty sectors of healthcare, senior living, religion and education finance, as well as corporate finance and FHA/HUD. Headquartered in Chicago, IL with regional and branch offices throughout the U.S., Ziegler creates tailored financial solutions including bond financing, advisory, private placement, seed capital, M&A, risk and asset management. Ziegler serves institutional and individual investors through its wealth management and capital markets distribution channels.

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