Golf Enthusiasts to Help Create Life Changing Wishes for Children with Critical Illnesses Aug. 27

Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley's Annual "Golf Fore Wishes" to be Held at Historic Sleepy Hollow Country Club, Briarcliff Manor, NY
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TARRYTOWN, N.Y. - Aug. 13, 2018 - PRLog -- Reservations are quickly filling up for Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley's Annual Golf Fore Wishes outing, which will be held at the historic Sleepy Hollow Country Club in Briarcliff Manor, NY.

On Monday, August 27th, golf enthusiasts will help the acclaimed non-profit chapter raise money needed to fulfill its mission. The proceeds will help grant the 150 pending wishes of children battling critical illnesses in the Hudson Valley. More than 2,700 children in the region have had their wishes granted since the chapter received its charter in 1986. "The generosity of our many supporters—individuals, businesses and organizations—for this year's Golf Fore Wishes will no doubt help us to fulfill our ongoing mission of making a difference in the lives of the children and their families," said Thomas J. Conklin, Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley President and CEO.

The outing will begin at 11 AM with registration and brunch, followed by tee-off at 1:00 PM that will officially start an afternoon of play on the challenging 27-hole course. At 6:00 PM, players will cap the fun-filled day with cocktails, dinner and an awards ceremony. Conklin noted: "To prevent missing out on a great day of golf on the iconic 105-year-old course overlooking the majestic Hudson River, participants should act now to guarantee their spot before the shotgun blast."

Event sponsorships start at $5,000 and tee sponsorships are available for $400. The minimum fee for a single golfer is $800, and $3,200 for a foursome.  Both include the reservations, all meals and beverages throughout the day, specialty gifts, and eligibility for golf awards.

For those who attend only the evening portion, the cost is $200 per individual and includes cocktails and dinner.

To reserve a spot, become a sponsor or donate an auction item, please click here ( to fill out the registration form or contact Megan Laurelli at 914-478-WISH or (

About Make-A-Wish® Hudson Valley

Make-A-Wish® creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We seek to bring every eligible child's wish to life because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have received a wish are able to build the physical and emotional strength needed to fight critical illnesses. Since it received its charter in 1986, the Hudson Valley Chapter has granted wishes to over 2,700 children in the community it serves.  The Chapter's territory spans eight counties of the Hudson Valley, including Delaware, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester.  The Chapter is a Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance Accredited Charity, meeting the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.  Additionally, a recent independent audit of the chapter reported that 78% of all funds raised go to program services.

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