Five Acres Invitational Golf Classic

Want to play golf and help a good cause? Sign up for the Five Acres Invitational Golf Classic, Oct. 6 at San Gabriel Country Club and help an Altadena-based child and family services agency. For more information, here’s the press release:

21st ANNUAL FIVE ACRES INVITATIONAL GOLF CLASSIC

TEES OFF OCTOBER 6 AT SAN GABRIEL COUNTRY CLUB

Rusnak Auto Group introduces 2009 Audi A4 and Jaguar XF to the prizes.

(ALTADENA, Calif.) – The 21st Annual Five Acres
Invitational Golf Classic will be held
Monday,
October 6 at San Gabriel Country Club (411 East Las Tunas Drive, San
Gabriel), benefiting the programs and services of the Altadena-based
child
and family services agency. Over the past 20 years, the tournament has
raised more than $1.7 million for child abuse prevention, treatment
and
education.

Reaume Financial Group is the presenting sponsor of the
Golf
Classic. Additional sponsors and underwriters are Wachovia, Kathy and
Mark
Weber, Majestic Realty Foundation, the William R. and Virginia Hayden
Foundation, Kathy and Tetsu Tanimoto, Chapman & Associates, Community
Bank
and Pasadena Magazine.

For the first time this year there will be chances to win a 2009 Audi
A4 and
a 2009 Jaguar XF thanks to Rusnak Auto Group. The 2009 Jaguar XF is
the
official hole-in-one vehicle for the Golf Classic. Rusnak Audi
Pasadena is
sponsoring Five Acres’ 2009 Audi A4 raffle. The winning ticket will be
pulled at the Five Acres Annual Meeting on March 3rd 2009 at 7:00 pm.
Raffle tickets can be purchased for $50.

Co-chairs of the 2008 tournament are Ryan Dietz and Bill Hayden. Golf
committee members include Alex Blecksmith, Craig Caldwell Jr., Greg
Chapman,
Michael Coye, Chris Dillavou, Jill Hawkins, Don Icardo, John Martin,
Inger
Miller, Rustin Mork, Brian Nash, Brad Reaume, Pamela Scott and Craig
Stewart.

The event includes 18 holes of golf followed by an exquisite dinner
with
menu prepared by Chef Edward of San Gabriel Country Club. The dinner
will
be hosted by noted television actors Jordan Baker and Kevin Kilner,
and will
feature live jazz by the Peter Smith Trio as well as exclusive live
and
silent auctions. Prizes will be awarded for a hole-in-one, the
longest
drive and closest to the pin. Tee time is 11:30 a.m. Golfer fee is
$495 and
dinner tickets are $100.

Founded in 1888, Five Acres is a child and family services
agency providing therapeutic prevention, treatment and education
programs to
strengthen families and prevent child abuse. Services include
residential
care and education, mental health services in homes and schools,
foster care
and adoptions and domestic violence prevention.

For more information, call Susan Silverman, Director of
Annual
Giving at (626) 798-6793 ext. 2279 (email ssilverman@5acres.org) or
visit
Five Acres’ website www.5acres.org

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