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Archdiocese of Chicago to Host Eighth Annual Fore the Kids Golf Outing and Inaugural Cardinal’s Cup

Event to be held on Monday, June 26, 11:30 a.m. at Chicago Highlands Golf Club
Chicago, IL (June 13, 2017) – The Archdiocese of Chicago will host its eighth annual Fore the Kids golf outing on Monday, June 26 at the Chicago Highlands Golf Club in Westchester, Illinois. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Office of Catholic Schools and the Archdiocese’s Emergency Tuition Assistance Program, which provides assistance to economically challenged students enabling them to continue their pursuit of academic excellence through Catholic education. Fore the Kids has raised more than $120,000 annually for emergency scholarships. 
 
“As a community of Catholic schools, we are committed to serving all families, regardless of their economic circumstances,” said Dr. Jim Rigg, Superintendent of Catholic Schools. “Fore the Kids supports our Emergency Tuition Assistance Fund, which enables families to stay in our schools when faced with significant life-changing events. The golf outing also benefits key initiatives of the Office of Catholic Schools that are directed at strengthening the quality and vitality of our schools.” 
 
This year’s golf outing features the inaugural Cardinal’s Cup where the golf foursome with the overall best score will be seated with Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, during dinner. Monsignor Patrick Pollard, Director of the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Catholic Cemeteries, will be honored during the dinner program in recognition of his 33 years of service to Catholic cemeteries and the Archdiocese of Chicago, as well as his longtime support of Fore the Kids
 
This year, major sponsors of Fore the Kids include: James and Molly Perry, FACTS Management, Celtic Environmental and Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Chicago. 
 
While golfer reservations are sold out, donations are still being accepted, and sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information, visit archchicago.org/forethekids or call 312.534.7614.
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