DEARBORN, Mich., June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vista Maria along with George Blaha, legendary television announcer, voice of Michigan State Spartan Football and the Detroit Pistons hosts its 27th Annual High Hopes Golf Invitational on Monday, June 20, 2016. The event provides an upscale golfing experience for all attendees including community business leaders and celebrity athletes while supporting the vulnerable youth of Vista Maria. Held at Knollwood Country Club, the day includes brunch, 18 holes of golf, competitive silent & live auctions, entertainment by the Simone Vitale Band, and gourmet dinner. Primary sponsors include: Faurecia, Talmer Bank and Trust, Southwest Airlines and Epitec.
According to Angela Aufdemberge, Vista Maria President, and CEO, "Vista Maria is honored to have collaborated with George Blaha for over 27 years. His dedication to ensuring that youth have access to the highest quality educational and development programs is truly commendable. Through the support of community partners like George, we can continue our 133-year tradition of providing specialized programming to meet the unique needs of youth and families who have trauma."
This year, Vista Maria's emphasis is placed on raising awareness and support for the Journey to Success Program, an innovative prevention program, which assists at-risk teenagers in their progression toward becoming positive, productive and thriving members of their communities. "Empowering a positive future for our youth is my passion, I'm happy to support the mission of Vista Maria", said George Blaha.
- 10:00 a.m. - Registration
- 11:30 a.m. - Shotgun Start
- 4:00 p.m. - Celebrity Networking Reception & Silent Auction With Live Entertainment Provided by Simone Vitale Band
- 5:30 p.m. - Gourmet Dinner & Live Auction. Dining room dress code: business casual.
$125 Dinner Only
$450 Individual Golfer
$1,800 Golf Foursome
About Vista Maria:
Vista Maria was founded in 1883 with the mission to deliver innovative care, support, treatment and education to vulnerable youth so that they heal, believe in their worth, and build the skills needed to succeed. For more than 133 years the vision continues of ensuring youth and families are supported, prepared and equipped to achieve lifelong success. Today, our 35-acre campus offers therapeutic programming for residential treatment, human trafficking, foster care, transitional living (youth homelessness) and community-based education.
To learn more about Vista Maria visit www.vistamaria.org
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