Updated: 06/18/2014 9:36 AM
Created: 06/18/2014 9:16 AM WDIO.com
Viant Crane presents The Center Against Sexual and Domestic Abuse (CASDA) Third Annual Golf Scramble, "Tee Off to End Violence," on Friday, June 20, at Nemadji Golf Course. Proceeds from the event will support CASDA in providing services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.
Today we had volunteer/internship coordinator Jill Hinners and board member Warren Bender on the show. The two gave us more information on the event, and provided a great preview of what to expect on the golf course.
Since 1988, CASDA has been providing supportive services to victims while advocating for a community effort to end violence. In 2012 CASDA provided direct advocacy services to 441 individuals and answered 1,748 calls via the toll-free hotline.
Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:00 p.m. A $200 registration fee includes a 5-person team, complimentary dinner, and prizes. Green fees and a cart are additional charges. Registration information can be found at casda.org or by calling 715-392-3136.
Special Events include:
- new car
- Las Vegas trip
- set of golf clubs
- 2 night stay at any MGM Grand property or 2 round-trip tickets on Spirit Airlines
-Team prizes totaling $1,550 (mens, womens, and mixed division--minimum 2 per gender)
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