MANCHESTER, N.H. - The Fisher Cats Foundation, the charitable arm of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, announced it will host a charity golf tournament on June 3, 2013, at Stonebridge Country Club in Goffstown. The 18-hole scramble will raise money to benefit the Child Advocacy Center of Hillsborough County, a program of the Granite State Children's Alliance with locations in Manchester and Nashua.
The tournament will tee off at 9 a.m. at Stonebridge, with registration and a continental breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. The event will include a shotgun start followed by a lobster and steak lunch, raffle, and awards ceremony.
"The Fisher Cats Foundation is proud to create a new event to benefit such a worthy cause in our community," said Fisher Cats President Rick Brenner. "With our great partners at Stonebridge Country Club we look forward to hosting a fun, challenging event that will support children and families in our community."
"This event is all about creating new ways to support organizations in our community," said Cheryl Abbott, Executive Director of the Fisher Cats Foundation. "Golfers will enjoy a fun day on the links while knowing that their participation is helping the Child Advocacy Center of Hillsborough County strengthen the bonds of the families they support."
"This partnership with the Fisher Cats Foundation is very exciting for our organization," said Erin McIntyre, Program Director of the CAC of Hillsborough County. "We are grateful that they see the importance of our community coming together to help child victims of crime and ultimately stop the cycle of violence."
Registrations are being taken for foursomes for $750. The event will include prizes for low gross and net scores as well as longest drive and closest-to-the-pin contests on the course.
Registration forms are available at www.nhfishercats.com. Sponsorship opportunities are also available by contacting Megan Shea at firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-641-2005. All participants must be registered by Monday, May 13.
The New Hampshire Fisher Cats established the Fisher Cats Foundation to be a catalyst for the betterment of communities statewide by supporting youth programs that encourage education and promote healthy living. Through the generous support of players, employees, sponsors, and fans, the Fisher Cats Foundation continuously works to make a positive impact throughout New Hampshire and north central Massachusetts. As the primary funding source for the team's philanthropy, the Fisher Cats Foundation supports a wide variety of non-profit organizations and coordinates several fundraising programs and events. Since its inception in 2006, the Foundation and the Fisher Cats have provided more than $2.5 million in monetary and in-kind donations to over 3,500 non-profit organizations.
The Child Advocacy Center of Hillsborough County (CAC-HC) is a nationally accredited program providing forensic interviews and coordinated support services to child victims of crime and their families free of charge. Since opening their doors in Nashua and Manchester, the Child Advocacy Center of Hillsborough County has provided services to more than 3,500 children. In addition, family advocacy services are provided, children and families are connected to community resources, and the CAC-HC remains a support to families as the criminal case moves through the legal system. The CAC-HC, in partnership with multidisciplinary team members, ensures a less traumatic investigative process, family connection to community resources, and high prosecution rates.
Individual tickets for April and May games for the 2013 10th Anniversary Season are on sale now. Fans that wish to obtain seats to mid-summer games, as well as great benefits and premium seat selection, can purchase Full and Half-Season Tickets or Mini-Ticket Plans. Benefits include free birthday parties and monthly barbecues, invitations to exclusive events, and free gifts like ski passes and gift cards. To see the full list of benefits and gifts with each plan visit www.nhfishercats.com or call (603) 641-2005. Opening Day at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium is Thursday, April 4 against the Reading Fightin Phils (Philadelphia Phillies) at 6:35 p.m.