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The 2015 Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Monday, June 8, 2015, Shotgun Start 12:00 p.m.
WHAT: On Monday, June 8, Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island will host its annual Golf Classic at the prestigious Springfield Country Club in West Springfield, Massachusetts—to help grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.
The event allows some of the region’s top business and philanthropic leaders - who compete against each other every day in the marketplace - to come together for a day of golf and giving including presenting sponsor Dunkin’ Donuts, as well as our event committee chaired for the last 15 years by Frank Crinella of TD Bank. These golfers will also be joined by Make-A-Wish wish recipients from Western, Mass.
The goal for the 2015 Make-A-Wish Golf Classic is to raise $80,000 to grant 10 wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions in western Massachusetts -- the most in the event’s history!
WHEN: Monday, June 8, 2015
10:00 a.m. Registration and the putting green open
11:00 a.m. Luncheon
12:00 p.m. Shotgun start, Bramble Format
5:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
6:00 p.m. Food stations, auction, and awards
WHERE: Springfield Country Club | 1375 Elm Street, West Springfield, MA
ON SITE CONTACT: Peg Wheble, firstname.lastname@example.org, 413-733-9474
About Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island grants wishes for children between the ages of 2½ and 18 years of age with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. For a child with a life-threatening illness, a wish fulfilled provides profound joy and lasting hope to keep fighting and dreaming for the future. In its 28-year history, the organization has granted more than 7,000 wishes for children in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Visit Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island at www.massri.wish.org for more information, to make a donation, or to learn about volunteer opportunities. Find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/MassRIWish, Twitter at Twitter.com/MakeAWishMassRI, and Instagram at Instagram.com/MakeAWishMARI.
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