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Jones Lang LaSalle Sponsors Golf Outing to Benefit Tourette Syndrome Association

Firm sponsors 15th annual New York Golf Classic at Westchester Country Club on Sept. 27

NEW YORK, September 21, 2010 — Jones Lang LaSalle will sponsor the 15th annual New York Golf Classic on behalf of the national Tourette Syndrome Association. The event, which will host more than 280 golfers, will take place on Sept. 27 at the Westchester Country Club, 99 Biltmore Avenue in Rye.

The New York Golf Classic draws hundreds of people each year who have helped raise as much as $500,000 for TSA through sponsorships to play golf at one of the Westchester Country Club’s two 18-hole golf courses, including the club’s championship West Course.

Along with Jones Lang LaSalle, key sponsors of the New York Golf Classic include Turner Construction Co. and Miller Tabak & Co. LLC.

The New York Golf Classic is one of four major events held by the national TSA each year. It has been highly successful over the past decade, raising significant funds for the TSA in its mission to identify the cause of, find the cure for and control the effects of Tourette Syndrome.

"The New York Golf Classic is a significant platform for funding to address a disorder that affects so many people but that is frequently overlooked," said Raymond Quartararo, a leading member of the Golf Classic Committee and an international director with Jones Lang LaSalle's New York office. "The support this event receives from the real estate community helps to fund much needed research."

Tourette Syndrome is a neurobiological disorder that manifests in early childhood or adolescence commonly between the ages of 5 and 18. It is characterized by tics—involuntary rapid, sudden movements and/or vocal outbursts that occur repeatedly. Symptoms change periodically in number, frequency, type and severity, even disappearing for weeks or months at a time. Commonly, motor tics may be eye blinking, head jerking, shoulder shrugging and facial grimacing, and vocal tics can be throat clearing, sniffing and tongue clicking.
About Tourette Syndrome Association

Marked by involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics, Tourette Syndrome (TS) is an inherited neurobiological condition frequently misunderstood and misdiagnosed, affecting more than 200,000 Americans. Founded in 1972, the national Tourette Syndrome Association celebrates 38 years of service years of service to the TS community worldwide. As the only national, voluntary health organization for people with TS, the TSA has a three-pronged mission of education, research and service and directs a network of 30 chapters, one regional office and more than 150 support groups across the country. For more information on about TS, call 1-888-4-TOURET or visit

About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2009 global revenue of $2.5 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.6 billion square feet worldwide. In the New York tri-state area, Jones Lang LaSalle provides leasing and management services for more than 94 million square feet of commercial real estate on behalf of owners and occupiers in the region. For further information, please visit our Web site,