OC Coach Dick Gorrie Helps Raise Money For Kids With Autism And Other Disabilities Through Annual Golf Tournament

Oct 15, 2015, 16:00 ET from Speech and Language Development Center

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dick Gorrie Invitational Golf Tournament, now in its 37th year, will feature Pro Golfer Fred Funk at Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club on October 26, 2015. The Tournament which is sponsored by Mitsubishi Electric, PBC Companies and California Bank & Trust will raise money for Speech and Language Development Center (SLDC) a special education school and therapy center in Buena Park.

Gorrie is the men's golf coach at Santiago Canyon College and currently teaches golf but he may be best known for leading the Santa Ana College football team to 51 victories when he coached the Dons. He was also a West Coast Scout for the Los Angeles Rams and the Buffalo Bills. "What the Center does for these kids is truly phenomenal. Sponsors and participants in this year's tournament are not only getting a great game of golf and a clinic with Fred Funk, they're also helping children with Autism and other disabilities," Gorrie said.

Registration for the Tournament is $1,200 per foursome. Entrance fees include the Monday morning golf clinic with Fred Funk as well as green fees, cart, lunch and banquet dinner. Sponsorship opportunities are available and include additional benefits. Call (714) 821-3620 ext. 264 for more information or visit the registration page at www.sldc.net.

About Speech and Language Development Center
Speech and Language Development Center is a non-profit school and therapy center serving children and young adults, age three months through 21 years. Drawing on over 60 years of knowledge, skill and success, SLDC provides remediation for language/learning, emotional/social and neurologically-based needs to students with a broad scope of diagnoses, including Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Center is certified by the California State Department of Education and licensed by the California State Department of Social Services. For more information, see www.sldc.net.


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