Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities hosts

Inaugural Golf Tournament March 31 at Revere Golf Club

 

 

The Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities will host its inaugural charity golf tournament at the spectacular Revere Golf Club at Sun City Anthem in Henderson, Nev., on Monday, March 31 at 8 a.m.

            This new event follows the recent NASCAR Driver Auction, which raised $145,720 for the children of Las Vegas and southern Nevada on Feb. 28, during Las Vegas Motor Speedway's UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400/Sam's Town 300 NASCAR Weekend.

            Entry fee for a foursome is $1,000 and $250 per single.  Entry fee includes a barbeque, green fees, golf cart, unlimited range balls, a brass divot tool, bag tag, goodie bag, silent auction and awards ceremony.

            Registration will take place from 7-8 a.m., with the shotgun start (scramble format) at 8 a.m.  The awards ceremony and barbeque will begin at 1 p.m.

            Silent auction items include a hat autographed by PGA champion Rich Beem.

            To enter the tournament, contact Lesley Albers at Speedway Children's Charities' Las Vegas chapter at (702) 632-8253 or at .

            The Revere Golf Club is located at 2600 Hampton Road in Henderson, Nev.  For more information on the golf course, visit www.revereanthem.com or telephone (877) 273-8373.

The Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities held its annual Grant Distribution and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Dec. 3, 2002.  The Las Vegas chapter presented checks in the total sum of $228,000 to 31 local children's charities at the ceremony.

Speedway Children's Charities (www.speedwaycharities.org) 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.  Founded in 1984 by O. Bruton Smith, chief executive officer of Speedway Motorsports, Inc., Speedway Children's Charities has grown into a national foundation with chapters located at each of the six Speedway Motorsports Inc., facilities, including Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif., Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, Lowe's Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Texas Motor Speedway in Dallas-Ft. Worth and Atlanta Motor Speedway. Each chapter's objective is to assist as many children as possible.  Last year, Speedway Children's Charities provided more than 190,000 children with much-needed funding through 228 non-profit children's organizations.