The Gathering of Southeast WI
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By - Jun 15th, 2021 02:39 pm

MILWAUKEE, WI (June 15, 2021) – The Gathering is a local community meal program that provides close to 60,000 free meals a year to the hungry and homeless populations. June 15 through October 15 the nonprofit is hosting a one-of-a-kind, golf-on-your-own Golf Classic to raise money to support feeding the hungry.

“We’re excited to continue our golf outing tradition,” says Lyn Hildenbrand, Executive Director of The Gathering. “Although it looks a little bit different this year, our goal is to raise $18,000 to support our programming. We came up with this idea when COVID hit, to move the event to our digital platform.”

Beginning June 15, through October 15, the public can learn more and register online to golf-on-their-own at Brown Deer Golf Course, where Tiger Woods turned pro. Included with registration are 18 holes, golf cart, lunch or dinner, drink tickets and tournament entry. Registrations are purchased through The Gathering online and then golfers are directed to schedule their tee time with Brown Deer Golf Course.

Additionally, The Gathering is hosting a virtual silent auction, open to registrants and the public. Visit www.thegatheringwis.org/events to access the silent auction, sponsorship information, golfer registration instructions and digital event program.

About The Gathering of Southeast WI, Inc.

The Gathering was founded in 1982 and over the years, has provided the community with a Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner program that run throughout the week across four different meal sites. The Gathering provides other programming such as the Bag Lunch Program and Fresh Produce Preservation Project. Its Mission is to provide meals to the hungry and homeless population who would otherwise go hungry or without. The Gathering works with over 2,000 volunteers and serves nearly 90,000 meals in a fiscal year with only 10 paid staff members. To learn more visit, www.thegatheringwis.org

 

About Brown Deer Golf Course

“Test your golfing skills on the course where Tiger Woods turned pro and where the top female professionals play in the Symetra Tour’s PHC Classic; the qualifying tour for the LPGA. The golf courses unique and individual holes are carved out masterfully with a stream running throughout the entire course. The course was originally designed by George Hansen and founded in 1929 and was partially redesigned by Andy North and Roger Packard.”

Source: http://mke.golf/browndeer/

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