Literacy Links golf tourney returning April 29

The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County, which is based in Boynton Beach, will host its sixth annual Literacy Links Golf Tournament on April 29 at the Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course.

The fundraiser will provide children and adults in need with links to literacy programs to help them succeed in school and life.

The check-in for the scramble format tournament begins at 7:30 a.m. The shotgun start will follow at 8:30 a.m. The charity tournament will also include lunch, awards and a silent auction.

The shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. for the Literacy Links Golf Tournament. (Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County/Courtesy )

“Literacy Links is a unique opportunity,” said Kristin Calder, CEO of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County. “The golfers get to enjoy an oceanside round at an extraordinary course and their support generates significant funds to help the Literacy Coalition increase our impact to provide literacy help to students in need in our community.”

The Literacy Links Golf Tournament chairperson is Nancy Vera of Delray Beach. The tournament sponsors include Brenda Medore and Publix Supermarket Charities.

The foursome registration is $800 and individuals can register for $225. Lunch is included in the registration cost. The sponsorship levels include platinum ($15,000), gold ($10,000), silver ($5,000), bronze ($3,000), supporter ($1,000) and tee sign ($300).

Individual registration is $225 for the Literacy Links tournament. (Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County/Courtesy )

“We are grateful to all of the sponsors and golfers who support our efforts to transform lives through literacy,” Calder said. “The Literacy Links golf event helps us provide links to literacy for the adults, children and families we serve.”

The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County has been a recipient of the coveted 4-star Charity Navigator rating for 13 consecutive years. In Palm Beach County, 22% of adults from age 16 and older lack basic literacy skills while nearly half of all third-graders are not reading on grade level. The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County works with a network of community partners to provide services to adults, children and families.

The Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course is at 2345 S. Ocean Blvd. in Palm Beach.


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