April 14, 2009
Golf Challenge Raises $9,000 for Walton Programs
Augusta, GA--About 100 golfers competed in this year’s Walton Foundation Adaptive Golf Challenge, raising $9,000 for programs at Walton.
The 5th annual fund-raiser, which took place on Monday, April 6, supports Camp TBI (To Be Independent), a week-long summer camp for children who have sustained traumatic brain injuries, and Walton Foundation’s Adaptive Golf Program, which provides specially designed equipment to help adults with disabilities learn or return to the game of golf. “Funds raised this year will enable up to 10 children to attend Camp TBI or up to 36 adults to enjoy the game of golf through Walton’s adaptive golf program,” said Leslie Glass, Vice President of Development at Walton Foundation for Independence.
The golf challenge, which teams up golfers with disabilities with community golf enthusiasts, takes place annually on the Monday of Masters Week.
Major sponsors included Hoke Brantley-State Farm Agent, State Farm Foundation, Georgia Bank & Trust and the Mayor’s Masters Reception Committee.
Other sponsors were Sparkle Car Wash, Aiken Electric Cooperative, Hartley’s Uniform Shop, Rick’s Paint & Body Shop, Skip Smith-State Farm Agent, Ethan’s Rowdy’s, Kendrick Paint & Body, Wachovia, PharmaCare, Allen-Batchelor Construction, Club Car, Surgical Specialists of the CSRA, Jamie Felder-Allstate Agent, Richard Felder-Allstate Agent, Georgia Power, McManus & Sinclair Wealth Management, Merchants Credit Bureau, La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries and Augusta Minit Print.
For more information on how to support or participate in Walton Foundation’s Adaptive Golf Program or Camp TBI, call 706-826-5809.
Media Contact: Danielle Wong Moores, Public Relations Specialist, 706-434-0150
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