Sept. 7, 2012

Contact: Bevin Theodore, Director of PR & Communications


800-25-PEACE, ext. 7797

KidsPeace hosts 3rd annual golf tournament to benefit children 


PALENVILLE, N.Y. – KidsPeace invites you to hit the links for a good cause at the third annual golf tournament to benefit the Children’s Fund.

The event is planned for 10 a.m., Sept. 29 at Rip Van Winkle Country Club in Palenville. Lunch; dinner; green fees for 18 holes; a cart; and beer, soda and water are included in the $90 registration fee. It’s $30 to just attend the dinner banquet.

Call 845-331-1815 to reserve a spot today or to donate raffle or auction items or be a tee sponsor.

Romeo Chevrolet is sponsoring a hole-in-one challenge, and the winner will receive a 2012 Buick Verano luxury sedan. Tee sponsors include WDST Radio Woodstock, which is also providing free radio advertising; Skip Barber Racing School, which has also donated auction items; Dutchess County Sheriff’s Department; and several local restaurants.

Funds raised from this tournament will go toward activities to help children build inner strength and self-esteem, including sports, summer and art camps, musical instruments, enrichment activities, independent living skills and “everyday items” all children deserve.

KidsPeace is proud to celebrate 130 years of living out our mission to give hope, help and healing to children, families and the communities we serve. Follow us on Facebook at or on Twitter @kidspeace.


About KidsPeace

Founded in 1882, KidsPeace is dedicated to serving the behavioral and mental health needs of children, preadolescents, teens and young adults, offering a comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; and a variety of foster care and community-based programs to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities. KidsPeace offers services in Georgia, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and the District of Columbia.