The Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities will hold its fifth annual golf tournament on Monday at The Falls Golf Club at Lake Las Vegas (  The tournament will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start and will end with a luncheon and awards ceremony.

Silverton Casino Lodge, featuring world-famous rock band Hootie & The Blowfish, has partnered with the Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities to present the charity golf tournament. 

In addition to a round of golf at The Falls, participants also will receive a ticket to the Hootie & The Blowfish concert at the Silverton Casino Lodge.  A select number of attendees also will have the opportunity to participate in a "meet-and-greet" cocktail party with the band before the concert. Band members, including lead singer Darius Rucker, are scheduled to participate in the golf tournament.

Foursomes and sponsorships are available at various levels.  To register for the tournament or sponsor a hole, please contact Janae Melvin at (702) 632-8242 or .

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 funds raised by the Las Vegas chapter remain in the Las Vegas and southern Nevada region.  Last year, the Las Vegas Chapter distributed more than $299,000 to 64 local charities.