Exclusive Lake Las Vegas course to host

Speedway Children's Charities' golf tournament on June 5


The Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities will hold its fourth annual Speedway Children’s Charities Golf Tournament on Monday, June 5, at the exclusive South Shore Golf Course at Lake Las Vegas.  The tournament will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start and will end with a luncheon and awards ceremony.

            Entry fee for the tournament is $250 per player, or $1,000 per foursome, which includes greens fees, use of golf cart, luncheon and awards ceremony.  Tournament and hole sponsorships also are available at various levels.  To register for the tournament, or to sponsor a hole, please contact Janae Melvin at (702) 632-8242 or .

            The 2005 tournament raised more than $22,000 for the children of Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. 

Speedway Children's Charities is a non-profit foundation based in Charlotte, N.C., that distributes funds to charities and foundations providing medical, emotional and social services to children in need.  All monies raised by the Las Vegas chapter remains in the Las Vegas and southern Nevada region.  In 2005, the Las Vegas Chapter distributed more than $275,000 to 67 local charities.