American Cancer Society Partners with Hip Hop Icon, Lonzo Williams for Charity Golf Tournament

The World Class Wreckin' Cru founder and legendary club owner will host his first annual, celebrity golf tournament to benefit Relay for Life and the Lyrical Revolution. Registration now open.
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LOS ANGELES - May 9, 2018 - PRLog -- In celebration of International Men's Health Month, the Godfather of West Coast Hip Hop, Lonzo Williams, has announced his partnership with American Cancer Society to present the 1st Annual Prostate Cancer Survivor Hip Hop Classic: Charity Golf Tournament.

The event will kick-off Father's Day weekend on Friday, June 15, 2018 at the Lakewood Golf & Country Club (3101 Carson Street, Lakewood, CA 90712). Highlights of the event include a day of golf on the green followed by a special dinner and awards ceremony. Attendees can also look forward to receiving a wealth resources provided by local health partners.

Since 2011, Lonzo has served as a spokesperson for Prostate Cancer awareness, having survived the disease after early detection. Since then, he has championed for the cause by bringing awareness to men in his circle and using his multi-media platform to educate the African American community at-large.

Now, through his partnership with the American Cancer Society, Lonzo is hoping to save even more lives. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit "Relay for Life" and Lonzos' non-profit organization "The Lyrical Revolution".

Those interested in participating as a tournament player, or sponsoring a hole should register for the Hip Hop classic at https://app.eventcaddy.com/events/grandmasterlonzohiphopclassic. For more information about the tournament or American Cancer Society, please contact Kimberlee Smith via phone at (310) 346-8968 or email at kimberlee.smith@cancer.org.

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ABOUT THE LYRICAL REVOLUTION

The Lyrical Revolution is a 501c (3) organization, founded in 2014, by the Godfather of West Coast Hip Hop, Alonzo "Lonzo" Williams. The Compton, California native created the organization to mentor youth who are interested in pursuing careers in the entertainment industry-primarily music. In recent years, the organization has expanded to provide mentorship in sports as well as legal aid.

ABOUT AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

The American Cancer Society combines an unyielding passion with a century of experience to save lives and end suffering from cancer. As a global grassroots force of more than five million volunteers, we fight for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. We save lives by helping people stay well by preventing cancer or detecting it early; by helping people get well by being there for them during and after a cancer diagnosis; by finding cures through investment in groundbreaking discovery; by fighting back by rallying lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer; and by rallying communities worldwide to join the fight. As the nation's largest non-governmental investor in cancer research, contributing about $3.4 billion, we turn what we know about cancer into what we do. As a result, more than 11 million people in America who have had cancer, and countless more who have avoided it, will be celebrating birthdays this year.

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