Home of Guiding Hands Hosts 34th Annual Pro-Am Golf Classic at Maderas Golf Club

Home of Guiding Hands Hosts 34th Annual Pro-Am Golf Classic at Maderas Golf Club
August, 2016 Client News

SAN DIEGO – Aug. 4, 2016Home of Guiding Hands (HGH) will host its 34th Annual Pro-Am Golf Classic on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Maderas Golf Club at 17750 Old Coach Rd., Poway, Calif. 92064. The fundraising event aims to raise $65,000 with all proceeds directly benefiting more than 1,900 local infants, adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as current HGH programs and services in San Diego and Imperial Counties. Registration is open and tickets can be purchased via www.hghgolfclassic.org.

This year’s Home of Guiding Hands Pro-Am Golf Classic will invite nearly 150 guests to enjoy a full day of golf with family and friends with a fresh and fun experience at Maderas Golf Course, San Diego County’s number one rated golf course for seven consecutive years. From putting contests to new on course games, the event is sure to entertain all ages. Attendees will also enjoy lunch, silent auctions and craft beer tastings. Even the most novice of golfers will have the opportunity to enhance their skills as each team will be paired up with a San Diego PGA professional golfer to provide the ultimate golfing experience. The evening will conclude with a cocktail reception, dinner and an awards ceremony where the leading players of the day will be recognized.

“For more than three decades, our annual golf tournament has been one of our most admired events for those we serve,” said Mark Klaus, president and CEO, Home of Guiding Hands. “The fundraiser is a great opportunity for San Diego families and golf lovers to experience a fun active day all in support of local individuals in need. We thank our sponsors, staff, volunteers and event committee for their efforts as well as the professional golfers that will be donating their time and talent to the event.”

Home of Guiding Hands will be entering its 50 years of giving in 2017 and is well-known for inspiring people – infants, children, adolescents and adults – with intellectual and developmental disabilities to thrive in a setting that offers a more fulfilling lifestyle, provides individualized attention, stresses increased opportunities for self-sufficiency, and inspires greater community integration and access. To reach as many San Diegans of this underserved population as possible, the organization offers several life skills training programs to the local community, which not only requires hundreds of thousands of direct care hours annually to support this population, but also critical funds needed each year.

EVENT DETAILS:
Home of Guiding Hands – 34th Annual Pro-Am Golf Classic
Friday, Oct. 28, 2016
11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Maderas Golf Club, 17750 Old Coach Rd., Poway, Calif. 92064
Tickets: $250 to $300 per person, dinner-only tickets $60 per person
(Team packages also available online.)
Registration/Website: For more information on the event and to register, please visit www.hghgolfclassic.org or contact Jessica Brandon at 619-932-2854 or via jessica@guidinghands.org.

Sponsors of this year’s Home of Guiding Hands Pro-Am Golf Classic include The Kerr Family Foundation, Dick & Jill Marrs, Quick Dry Flood Service and Sunroad Enterprises. If you are interested in being a sponsor please contact Jessica Brandon via jessica@guidinghands.org.

About Home of Guiding Hands
For nearly 50 years, Home of Guiding Hands (HGH) has been committed to providing marked community support, critical housing and life skills training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in San Diego County. Currently, HGH offers a multitude of services ranging from Early Start, Respite, Independent Living, Transportation, Counseling and Family Support, and Residential Services, to more than 1,900 infants, adolescents and adults. HGH is dedicated to maximizing the independence, productivity and quality of life of those we serve. For more information about HGH, please visit www.guidinghands.org or call (619) 938-2850. Stay connected for up-to-date event details via Facebook.

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