OREFIELD, June 3, 2011 – One hundred, and forty-eight golfers will “take to the links” on June 13th for the 26th Annual KidsPeace Golf Classic at Lehigh Country Club.

For nearly 130 years, KidsPeace has been one of the nation’s leading charitable organizations dedicated to children. KidsPeace provides a full continuum of mental and behavioral health programs for Lehigh Valley children and their families. With Highmark Blue Shield as its premier sponsor, the tournament will benefit the KidsPeace Children’s Fund. Event title sponsors are PrintConcepts and Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino. The automobile sponsor is Lehigh Valley Acura, Honda and Hyundai.

“This year’s KidsPeace Golf Classic promises to be a fun and memorable event,” said Mike Fisher, President/CEO of PrintConcepts and event chair. “We are looking forward to a great day of golf and raising funds – all for an important local cause.”

 

One special feature of this year’s tournament is a silent auction featuring a variety of sports memorabilia and autographed items, including signed items from golfers Arnold Palmer, Greg Norman, Anika Sorenstam and Chi Chi Rodriquez, an autographed Marc Andre Fleury Winter Classic jersey from the Pittsburgh Penguins, a Washington Red Skins autographed football, a Jimmy Johnson autographed NASCAR hat and a Dan Marino signed Hall of Fame hat. Other major items in the auction will be a week at a North Carolina beach house, Flyers, Phillies and Yankees tickets, and tickets to the Journey and Foreigner concert at the Allentown Fair.

 

Non-golfers are welcome to attend the event banquet. For information on the tournament or sponsorship opportunities call Terry Callaghan at 610-799-7990.