For Immediate Release
MAYS LANDING, N.J. - On behalf of the PHI Community
Foundation, Atlantic City Electric will hold its 10th Annual Charity Golf Classic on Sept. 21 at the
Galloway National Golf Club in 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
LPGA's Val Skinner, Cindy Rarick and Jan Stephenson will
participate in this year's event.
its inception in 2006, the PHI Community Foundation's Atlantic City Electric
Golf Classic has raised more than $1.1 million 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 counties.
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 & Rhoads LLP. Platinum sponsors
include Arthur R. Henry Inc., IBEW Local Union 351, Kline Construction and P.J.
Martini & Associates.
access the registration form. For additional information about the event, sponsorship
opportunities or any level of contribution, contact Tom Reilly at 856-753-2850.
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