Waffle House® Restaurants And LPGA Pro Brooke Pancake Begin Season With Charity Auction

Jan 26, 2016, 09:00 ET from Waffle House

NORCROSS, Ga., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Waffle House® restaurants and pro golfer Brooke Pancake are kicking off the 2016 LPGA season with a charity auction benefitting Siskin Children's Institute of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Auction items include Brooke's 2015 Waffle House themed golf bags plus a round of golf for the winner and two guests with Brooke. Fans can begin bidding today, January 26th with the winning bids determined on Tuesday, February 16th

"We are looking forward to the second year of our partnership with Brooke," says Waffle House President and CEO Walt Ehmer. "The energy she brings to her game, and the desire she has to help others makes her a great addition to the Waffle House family."

All proceeds from the auction benefit Siskin Children's Institute. Siskin Children's Institute achieves its mission through education, pediatric healthcare services, home & community-based programs and outreach services in the field of developmental disabilities. Brooke reconnected with Siskin through her partnership with PlayCore of Chattanooga, a manufacturer of play and recreation equipment that has created inclusive play and recreation spaces for facilities throughout the world, including the Siskin Institute.

"I have grown up witnessing the amazing love, care, and support that Siskin has provided to special needs children and their families," says Pancake. "I have such a passion for kids and feel so blessed to have a platform through golf to bring recognition for the great things Siskin is doing. To be able to work with two of my sponsors, Waffle House and PlayCore, in this endeavor makes it that much more special."  

To view and bid on items, visit www.charitybuzz.com/wafflehouse.

About Waffle House® restaurants
Headquartered in Norcross, GA, Waffle House® restaurants have been serving Good Food Fast® since 1955. Today the Waffle House system operates more than 1,750 restaurants in 25 states and is the world's leading server of waffles, T-bone steaks, hashbrowns, cheese 'n eggs, country ham, pork chops, and grits.

About Siskin Children's Institute
Founded in 1950, Siskin Children's Institute, a non-profit organization, achieves its mission locally and nationally through four initiatives: education, outreach, health care and home visiting. The Institute provides early childhood education where children with and without disabilities learn together; family support and professional development programs; developmental pediatric health care; home and community based early intervention. For more information about Siskin Children's Institute, visit siskin.org

About PlayCore
PlayCore helps build stronger communities around the world by advancing play through research, programs, and partnerships. The company infuses this learning into their complete family of brands. PlayCore combines best in class planning and education programs with the most comprehensive array of recreation products available to create solutions that match the unique needs of each community they serve. To learn more, log on to www.playcore.com

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