Golfers Raise Money for Youth Challenge

Youth Challenge 40th Anniversary LogoMany thanks to the 116 golfers who supported the Youth Challenge 2016 Golf Outing on August 15 at Avon Oaks Country Club. Nearly $20,000 was raised to directly help fund Youth Challenge programs. These funds will allow the YC participants and volunteers to enjoy free year-round adapted sports like golf, tennis, soccer and so much more.

DSC_5804-9Thank you to Presenting Sponsor Scott & Julie Mawaka; Corporate Sponsors BakerHostetler, Mercer Executive Benefits, National Safety Apparel, Inc., Oatey Foundation, and UBS Financial, Cox/Murman Group; Underwriting Sponsors Nissan of North Olmsted/I-90 Nissan and Rheem.  Special thanks to 2016 Golf Outing Chairs Darren Hilliard, Tom McIntyre, Steve Nock and John Petersen.

For 40 years, Youth Challenge has been providing free adapted sports and recreational opportunities to children with physical disabilities. Trained teen volunteers are paired one-on-one with participants to play, socialize and have fun.  YC serves children throughout Northeast Ohio and has offices in Westlake and Shaker Heights.  For more information, visit www.youthchallengesports.com, or call 440-892-1001.

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