F O R I M M E D I A T E R E L E A S E
CASA PACIFICA CENTERS FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
A California Non-profit 501(C)(3)
Contact: Anna Couslon
For: Assignment Editor
Camarillo, CA – The 27th Annual Care for Kids Golf Classic will take place on Monday, September 9th at Spanish Hills Country Club. Funds raised benefit Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families and its programs serving foster and at-risk youth, along with other Rotary Foundation charities. This year’s tournament, hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Camarillo, will be honoring Sue and Ken Eastman, longtime tournament supporters and Camarillo Rotarians. Kevin Nunn and Kevin Estes return to co-chair the tournament along with Title Sponsor Advanced Motion Controls. The Care for Kids Golf Classic is one of Ventura County’s longest running charity golf tournaments and has raised significant funds for Casa Pacifica and other local charities.
Rotarian and tournament co-chair Kevin Nunn said, “I am a dedicated member of the Camarillo Rotary and we continue to do the Care for Kids Golf Classic because we believe in Casa Pacifica and everything they do to continuously help youth in our community – they teach youth how to improve their lives emotionally, mentally, and physically. By helping our youth today, we’re creating a better place for the future.”
The “Texas Scramble” style tournament will crown winners in gross and low-net flights. Several on-course competitions including longest drive and closest to the hole contests boast fabulous prizes – including cars and cash. Tournament favorite “Demolition Derby” pits golfers against each other – all putting at the same time for a position closest to the hole, the winner receives a coveted pair of tickets to next year’s award-winning 27th Annual Casa Pacifica Angels Wine, Food & Brew Festival on June 7th, 2020. Plenty of food and drinks throughout the course – margaritas, hot dogs, shaved ice, and draft beer, will keep players golfing through the afternoon in high spirits. Lunch will be provided by The 2686 Kitchen. A cocktail reception and awards dinner follow the tournament round and feature raffle prize opportunities and a live auction. Don’t golf? You can still attend the dinner and enjoy a fabulous meal along with tempting live and silent auction items. All proceeds from the tournament and auction benefit Casa Pacifica and other local charities.
To register for the tournament or explore sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.casapacifica.org or email Kevin Nunn & Kevin Estes at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. See you on the course!
Schedule of Events:
8:30 AM Registration & Check-In
11:00 AM Shotgun Start
4:15 PM Cocktail Hour
5:00 PM Dinner & Awards Ceremony
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Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families is a crisis-care and residential treatment facility for foster or at-risk children in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. The agency is the largest non-profit provider of children’s mental health services in both counties and administers a number of community-based programs designed to strengthen families and keep children in their homes and communities. For more information about Casa Pacifica visit its website www.casapacifica.org or call the Development & Public Relations Department at (805) 445-7800.
The Camarillo Rotary is part of a global network of 1.2 million people who come together through Rotary International to make a positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad. Their motto “Service Above Self,” is their guiding principle and the foundation of their values: service, fellowship, diversity, integrity, and leadership. The Camarillo Rotary’s annual projects include: “Viva La Comida” Mexican Dinner, “Rotary Creates Magic” Show, the Happ Rapp Memorial Track Meet, the “Biking, Brews & BBQ” Bike Ride and the Care for Kids Golf Classic. These events have raised over $1 million dollars over the past decade and are returned to local and international charitable causes through the Camarillo Rotary Foundation. The Foundation also awards thousands of dollars each year in scholarships to deserving local high school seniors.