Press Release Distribution
 

Members Login  |  Register  |  Why Join?   Follow us on Google+Follow us on TwitterFind us on LinkedInFind Us on FacebookSubscribe to our RSS FeedsSubscribe to our YouTube ChannelFind us on RebelMouse

Video Releases    |    Pricing & Distribution Plans    |    Today's News    |    News By Category    |    News By Date    |    Business Directory
All Press Releases for February 06, 2014 »
RSS Feeds RSS Feed     Print this news Printer Friendly     Email this news Email It    Create PDF PDF Version   



Chris Klein and Joy Fawcett, Co-Chairs for Pure Game's First Annual Footy-Golf Classic Fundraiser

First-ever Footy-Golf tournament in Southern California
 
x-small text small text medium text large text

    COSTA MESA, CA, February 06, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Pure Game, a local nonprofit that has served over 8,000 underprivileged children over the past 5 years, will host its first annual fundraiser, the FOOTY-GOLF Classic on March 9th, 2014 from 12:30PM to 6:30PM at the Costa Mesa Country Club located at 1701 Golf Course Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.

The FOOTY-GOLF Classic will be Co-Chaired by Chris Klein, President of the LA Galaxy and Joy Fawcett, former US National Team Player. These two soccer celebrities believe in Pure Game's character-building soccer programs and have signed up to help promote the event which will raise funds for the local nonprofit.

"I am excited to be a part of the FOOTY-GOLF Classic," said Joy Fawcett. "Pure Game uses a unique form of soccer that is great fun for the kids, which helps the instructors build positive connections with the participants. This is especially important for at-risk children. This connection through soccer is an essential tool to help these children learn to make better choices and reach their full potential."

Adding to the fundraiser's excitement, this is the first tournament of its kind in Southern California, combining the techniques of soccer and the disciplines of golf into one high-energy game of play. Instead of clubs, players use their legs to drive and putt down the course. The game is a new craze in other parts of the world, and Pure Game is thrilled to introduce Footy-Golf locally for the first time.

Single Player packages can be purchased for $80. Foursome Player packages can be purchased for $320. Player packages and sponsorships can be purchased online at http://www.thepuregame.org/footygolf/join-us

All proceeds from the FOOTY-GOLF Classic benefit underprivileged children participating in Pure Game's programs. Nearly 20% of Orange County's three million residents live at or below poverty level. The children living in poverty often have insufficient supervision because their parent(s) is busy working to support the family. The lack of supervision leads to higher delinquency rates and makes youth and children more likely to drop out of school, get involved in violent activity, become teen parents and repeat the cycle of poverty that they have grown up in. These children need and desire a place to belong, a place where they are encouraged and made to feel welcomed. Pure Game provides this place for many underprivileged children in Orange County and provides positive mentors who champion the development of a child's self-esteem and confidence.

For more information visit http://www.thepuregame.org/footygolf

Pure Game is a teaching platform that infuses a progressive style of sporting play with a character-building curriculum for boys and girls. The vision is to have children realize their potential, learn how to contribute to the community, and give them the confidence to make positive choices in life that reflect their uniqueness. Pure Game accomplishes this by offering small-sided soccer leagues that include character education, development programs and one on one mentoring.



---
Press release service and press release distribution provided by http://www.24-7pressrelease.com


# # #


Contact Information:
Jeanette Valencia
Pure Game

Costa Mesa, California
United States
Voice: 949-514-1176
E-Mail: Email us Here
Website: Visit Our Website
Disclaimer:
If you have any questions regarding information in this press release, please contact the person listed in the contact module of this page. Please do not attempt to contact 24-7PressRelease. We are unable to assist you with any information regarding this release. 24-7PressRelease disclaims any content contained in this press release. Please see our complete Terms of Service disclaimer for more information.