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    EAST MEETS WEST: LI CARES TO HOST GOLF OUTING AT EXCLUSIVE FRIAR’S HEAD GOLF COURSE

    9th Hole, Friars Head

    9th Hole, Friars Head

    HAUPPAUGE, NY – August 25, 2016- Long Island Cares, Inc. has announced that it will host a second golf outing this year at the exclusive Friar’s Head Golf Course in Riverhead on Monday, September 26th.  This superb walking course is ranked one of the Top 50 Courses in the World.  With its Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw design taking full advantage of the rich, challenging natural terrain, Friar’s Head will provide golfers with an experience they won’t want to miss, while at the same time supporting Long Island’s regional food bank.

    “We’re very excited to be able to offer our donors this exclusive invitation to play one of the top golf courses in the world,” said Robin Amato, Chief Development Officer at Long Island Cares.  “We hosted our annual Golf Outing on May 10th at the Meadow Brook Golf Club in Jericho which was successful but, when presented with the rare opportunity to host a second outing at Friar’s Head we could not pass it up.  We are excited to embark on a second outing knowing that so many golfers on Long Island would welcome the chance to play Friar’s Head and support Long Island Cares.”

    The Friar’s Head Golf Outing is limited to 22 foursomes and registration is on a first-come, first served basis.  Reservations must be pre-paid.  For more information contact Cheryl Steinhauer, Special Events Manager at (631) 582-3663 Ext. 104 or visit www.licares.org/friarshead.

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    About Long Island Cares, Inc. 

    Long Island Cares, Inc. – The Harry Chapin Regional Food Bank is Long Island’s regional food bank since 1980.  Long Island Cares brings together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry and food insecure on Long Island and to the best of our ability, provide for the humanitarian needs of our community.  Our goals are to improve food security for families, sponsor programs that help families achieve self-sufficiency and educate the general public about the causes and consequences of hunger on Long Island.  Our vision is “A Hunger Free Long Island.”  The organization was founded by the late singer, Grammy Award winning songwriter and social activist Harry Chapin in response to the growing issue of domestic hunger on Long Island.  It is continued today by his wife and partner Sandy Chapin, a dedicated Board of Directors and talented staff working out of our 35,000 square foot main facility in Hauppauge and satellite hunger assistance centers in Freeport, Lindenhurst and Huntington Station.  Long Island Cares is a member of Feeding America, the Long Island Association, and the Hauppauge Industrial Association.  Long Island Cares, Inc. is recognized by the NYS Department of Health and the USDA as the regional food bank for Long Island.

     

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