9th Goodwill Charity Golf Classic Moves to a Weekday

Proceeds support programs for people with disabilities and disadvantages
By: Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida
Join Goodwill CEO/President John Nadeau (at left) on May 2.
Join Goodwill CEO/President John Nadeau (at left) on May 2.
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FORT MYERS, Fla. - March 20, 2019 - PRLog -- For the first time in nine years, the Goodwill Golf Classic will be held on a Thursday rather than a weekend.

"We realize people's weekends are precious to them. By hosting our tournament during the week, players can enjoy supporting Goodwill outdoors on a beautiful golf course as part of their workday," said John Nadeau, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida.

Registration is open for the 9th Annual Goodwill Charity Golf Classic, a four-person scramble set for Thursday, May 2 at River Hall Country Club, a Davis Love III designed course.

Practice begins at 7:30 a.m. with a shot-gun start at 8:30 a.m. Lunch and an awards presentation will follow play. Contests include a hole-in-one prize offer of a $5,000 Visa gift card and golf-related prizes.

Cost for each player is $99 which includes a cart, 18 holes and hot lunch in the Clubhouse. Hole sponsorship opportunities cost $100. Proceeds benefit the Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation, which supports community support services offered to the public through Goodwill. Examples include an adult day training program for adults with developmental disabilities, employment services, career exploration, small business and computer skills training classes.

Register online at http://www.goodwillswfl.org/golfclassic2019 or call (239) 995-2106.

Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. Its mission is to help people with disabilities and disadvantages by offering life-changing opportunities to achieve independence.

Goodwill's programs in Southwest Florida include Pathways to Opportunity and Pathways to Work, Job-Link resource centers, MicroEnterprise courses, disability-accessible housing, and more. The retail stores collect and sell donated items and new goods, which help fund the services and programs offered in Southwest Florida. The organization is currently in its 52nd year of operation and served more than 20,000 individuals last year.

For more information about Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, please visit http://www.goodwillswfl.org or call (239) 995-2106.

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