Mt. Juliet, TN - In 1982, the late Conway Twitty, with a little help from friends Loretta Lynn and The Oak Ridge Boys, had a vision to help make children who otherwise would be without a Christmas, enjoy the spirit and joyful times of the Holiday. Since that time, then known as Christmas Caravan and now incorporated as Christmas For Kids, the organization has helped brighten thousands of children's lives during the Holidays.
Since its debut to the Nashville area, Christmas 4 Kids has had the whole community buzzing with anticipation for its annual events. Now 29 years later, in the spirit of Twitty and Lynn, Debbie Lamberson, President of Christmas For Kids, Inc., has announced the organization has created an annual golf outing to continue raising awareness and funds.
"My father toured and played for Loretta, so I have known about this organization since I was a kid," says Lamberson. "I became the organization's President in 1994, with one goal in mind, to find a way to help more children enjoy Christmas."
The 1st annual Christmas 4 Kids Celebrity Golf Tournament presented by Prevost will take place on April 10th at the Pine Creek Golf Course in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. The annual event will be hosted by the newly-awarded ICM Bluegrass Artist of the Year recipients, brother and sister duo The Roys. "We are thrilled to lend our name to such a great organization. We love giving back, and helping kids just warms our hearts. It'll be a fun day and the best part is we are helping kids have Christmas! That's magic!" says Elaine Roy.
"Being involved with Christmas For Kids for the last four years has been incredible for us. Getting to put our names on such a great event really means the world to us. Having two kids of my own I cannot imagine them not having a Christmas. We look forward to playing some golf with our friends and raising a lot of money for the kids. As Elaine said it's going to be magic!!" adds Lee Roy.
"Prevost is very proud of our long-term association with Christmas 4 Kids," says Steve Zeigler, Director of Business Development. "Nashville is a very special community to Prevost. We are excited to expand our relationship with the organization by becoming the Presenting Sponsor of the annual fundraising golf tournament."
This one day, April 10th, golf extravaganza will feature many stars of the music and sports world competing for a great cause.
About Christmas For Kids:
Christmas For Kids is a not-for-profit organization that has been in existence for over 25 years providing many children, each year, with their very own shopping spree. The funds generated by the golf tournament, annual concert, and the Tour Bus Show/Artist Meet and Greet event are used to give children from 30 different schools, a total of more than 400 children, a day-long shopping excursion.
April 10th/ Pine Creek Golf Course/ Mt. Juliet, TN
10:00 AM Registration
11:00 AM Lunch
**3 man scramble with a Celebrity added as your 4th man. This golf extravaganza will feature many stars of the music and sports world competing for a great cause.
Entry Fee: 3 man team $350.00
Team with a Hole Sponsorship $500.00
Individual Entry Fee $125.00
For more information visit: www.Christmas4Kids.org
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