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Volleyball players and teams needed for charity
A group of volunteers from the south Chicago area created a volleyball tournament to benefit individuals with developmental disabilities. This 32nd year they want to exceed the 56 teams that have competed in the past to benefit charity.
All proceeds from Volleyball for Charity will benefit individuals with developmental disabilities at Park Lawn.
The 2011 tournament had 56 coed teams participating (over 500 players) and the after tournament party at Beverly Country Club had a standing room crowd of over 230 guests, players and supporters! In 2011, Volleyball for Charity was able to donate $16,000.00 to Park Lawn. Over the thirty-one years of VFC’s fund raising efforts, they have donated over $431,000 to benefit programs for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Players and non-players are welcome to attend the After Tournament Party from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM at Beverly Country Club 8700 S Western Ave Chicago, IL 60620. Party attendees must be 21 years of age. There will be an open bar, two hours of assorted food and hors D’oeuvres, cash and prize raffles, music and dancing. Party tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance for $30.00 by emailing volleyballforcharity@
The tournament team fee is $300.00, which includes up to eight T-Shirts. The tournament and party package is $400. This entitles the team to the volleyball games, T-shirts, plus up to eight tickets to the After Tournament Party. To register for this event or to find out more information, visit Volleyball for Charity’s website at www.volleyballforcharity.org or call 708-876-5943.
Volleyball for Charity will benefit Park Lawn, a non-profit agency, located in Chicago’s southwest suburb that provides vocational services, supported employment, adult developmental training, and residential services to individuals with developmental disabilities.
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Park Lawn is a non-profit organization with a mission is to provide services that promote independence, choice and access to community living for people with developmental disabilities.