For Immediate Release
N.J. - On behalf of the Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI) Community Foundation, Atlantic
City Electric will hold its Ninth Annual Charity Golf Classic Sept. 22 at the
Galloway National Golf Club, Galloway, N.J. All proceeds raised by the
foundation will benefit this year's Golf Classic recipients, Big Brothers Big
Sisters, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) For Children and the Val
Skinner Foundation-LIFE LPGA Pros in
its inception in 2006, the PHI Community Foundation's Atlantic City Electric
Golf Classic has raised more than $970,000 for nonprofit organizations in South
Jersey. The PHI Community Foundation donates funds to organizations that help
support the community in the areas of health, youth development, educational
support and low income advocacy.
Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission is to
provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring professionally supported
relationships that can change their lives for the better. Big Brothers Big
Sisters mentoring programs set the standard for mentoring best practices for the
children it serves. The community-based mentoring and school-based mentoring
programs serve children in Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem
CASA for Children has served children
since 2001 with the mission to speak on behalf of abused and neglected children
in the foster care system. The organization is dedicated to ensuring these children
are placed in safe permanent homes as quickly as possible. Funding from the Atlantic
City Electric Golf Classic will support CASA's Family Search and Connect
training for CASA volunteers and staff designed to help young people find
valuable connections that will empower them, gain self-esteem and help in the
transition from foster care to independent living.
The Val Skinner Foundation's mission is
to help eliminate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease while focusing on
reaching younger women with information about the importance of early detection
and healthy breast care practices. The Val Skinner Foundation, led by LPGA
veteran and founder Val Skinner, co-conceptualized the young women's initiative
with Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the Cancer Institute of
New Jersey. Funding from the Atlantic City
Electric Golf Classic will support the foundation's "Young Women's Initiative,"
designed to educate young women on breast cancer awareness, risks and early
This year's title sponsor is Cooper Levenson. The
presenting sponsor is Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhodes LLP. Platinum
sponsors include Arthur R. Henry Inc., IBEW Local Union 351, Kline Construction
& Associates, Inc.
access the registration form. For additional information about the event or sponsorship
opportunities, contact Jim Cinelli at 609-626-4499.
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