Friday, June 17, 2005

Rio Secco Hosts Tournament

HENDERSON, Nev. - Olive Crest Homes and Services for Abused Children will host its 3rd Annual Trustee Golf Invitational on Monday, June 20, 2005, at the world-famous Rio Secco Golf Club in Henderson, presented courtesy of title sponsors Your Southern Nevada Toyota Dealers, Southern Highlands Golf Club Board of Directors, and T. Nickolas Marble and Tile. Entry fees start at $250 for individual golfers and $1000 per foursome. For tournament reservations contact Sheila White at (702) 221-6224. All proceeds benefit abused children.

The goal of the tournament is to create public awareness about child abuse prevention, and to raise funds to expand Olive Crest’s services to the many children and families who have been afflicted by abuse and neglect in the Southern Nevada region. “This is a great way to get outdoors, have fun and raise money for the children of Olive Crest,” said Sheriff Bill Young, spokesman for Olive Crest. “Last year we were able to raise more than $50,000 and we expect to achieve even greater success at this year’s tournament.”

The golf package includes 18 holes of championship golf, cart, great tee-prizes from Nike, breakfast, lunch/reception and a silent and live auction. Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m. with a shotgun at start at 7:30 a.m. Sponsor packages and foursomes are still available.

Since 1973, Olive Crest Homes & Services for Abused Children has been a leader in providing care for abused, abandoned and severely neglected children. Olive Crest is dedicated to Preventing child abuse, to Treating and Educating at-risk children and to Preserving the family… “One Life at a Time.” ®

Olive Crest continues to promote the safety and wellness of children and families through innovative programs including specialized education, foster and adoption, family preservation, and residential homes. Olive Crest’s outreach serves Nevada, California, and the Pacific Northwest. For information call (800) 74-FOSTER or visit www.olivecrest.org.

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