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The Salvation Army's "Hope Fore Kids" Golf Classic raised over $200,000

John Phillips, Glencoe; Kevin Phillips, Glencoe; Ross Miller, Chicago; and Phil Miller, Glencoe.
Jim Haderer, Glenview; Mark Malnati, Chicago; Paul Rigby, Winnetka; and Gary Stephans, Winnetka.
Steve Connolly, Chicago; Harry Dolan, Wilmette; Mike Dessimoz, Chicago; and Dan Casey, Lisle.
Dick Nopar, Wilmette; Chip Grizzard, Atlanta; Larry Bolek, Chicago; and Carl Johann, Gurnee.
Ed Mack, Bruce Osborne, Don Merz and Bruce Williamson, all from Glencoe.
Mike Shydlowski, Chicago; Steve Olson, Glencoe; and John Emser, Northbrook.
Bill and Guyneth Sharp, Wilmette, and Kathy and Peter Elmer, Lake Bluff.
Ken Stemke, Libertyville; George Sorich, Kenilworth; Dan Fortman, Hawthorn Woods; and Joe Antunovich, Evanston.

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On Sept. 3, Chicagoland golfers participated in The Salvation Army's 10th annual "Hope Fore Kids" Golf Classic at The Glen Club in Glenview. Attracting 128 golfers, the event raised more than $200,000 towards The Salvation Army's youth programs such as after-school programs, child care, and emergency shelter and many other youth services. 

Check out these photos of golfers enjoying the tournament and posing with The Salvation Army mascot. For more information on the event, read the The Salvation Army press release below: 

The Salvation Army held its 10th Annual “Hope Fore Kids” Golf Classic at The Glen Club, 2901 W. Lake Avenue in Glenview, on Tuesday, September 3.  The tournament included a full day of leisure activities. Beginning with a golf clinic hosted by professional golfers, followed by lunch and golf with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m., the tournament also featured a variety of contests and prizes.  The event culminated in an evening beverage reception and dinner that included a live auction and awards program.  

This year’s event was presented by Bandon Dunes and KemperSports.

The event attracted 128 golfers from Chicagoland’s business and philanthropic communities and raised nearly $200,000 toward The Salvation Army’s youth programs, which include child care, before-school and after-school programs, art, music and educational instruction, emergency shelter, character-building programs and other recreational activities.

About The Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for more than 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.

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