Annual "Fore the Children" golf invitational benefits Children's Home Society

04/05/2012

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Apr. 5, 2012) – Children’s Home Society is teeing up for its annual “FORE the Children” Charity Golf Invitational which takes place on Apr. 20 at Old Corkscrew Golf Club in Estero. Children’s Home Society’s signature event raises funds to benefit at-risk children and families from abuse, neglect and abandonment. Children's Home Society helps to improve the lives of over 100,000 children and family members each year.

The scramble-style invitational event begins with registration at 12 p.m. and a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Registration is $150 for individuals or $500 per foursome and includes light lunch, green fees, a golf cart, a sleeve of balls per player, prizes and awards, and after golf festivities including a live and silent auction.

The annual event provides funding toward Children’s Home Society programs which include: pregnancy counseling and infant adoptions, Healthy Families Lee and Collier, independent living (teens in foster care), case management for developmentally disabled persons, mental health counseling for children, Cribs for Kids, and Early Learning Services.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for the event. Registration is available online at: www.chsforethechildren.org or request a mail-in registration form or sponsorship information by contacting Mary Ellen Johnstone at Children’s Home Society
(239) 275.3017 or maryellen.johnstone@chsfl.org.

About Children’s Home Society
Created in 1902, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is the oldest and largest statewide private not-for-profit provider of services to children and families in Florida. The Southwest Division, established in 1989, serves more that 7,000 children and families in Southwest Florida each year through a full spectrum of prevention and intervention programs. Services include: pregnancy counseling and infant adoptions, Healthy Families Lee and Collier, independent living for teens in foster care, case management for developmentally disabled persons, mental health counseling for children, Cribs for Kids, and Early Learning Services. For more information, contact Children’s Home Society at (239) 334-0222.