The ypILC invites all golf enthusiasts to back away from the desk, get out on the course and make a difference in the lives of local children. February 26 at the TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas. Register at www.ypilc.org.
Online PR News – 20-February-2014 – Irving, Texas – The Young Professionals of Irving-Las Colinas, in partnership with the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, will be hosting its annual charity golf tournament on Wednesday, February 26 at the TPC Las Colinas course at the Four Seasons Resort in Irving. All proceeds from the event will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters.
“The Young Professionals of Irving-Las Colinas are inviting everyone and anyone in our area to ‘Start Something’ and change the lives of children in our community for the better, forever,” says ypILC Committee Chair April Renee Graves. “As a former Big Sister, I know first-hand that any level of involvement in or support of Big Brothers Big Sisters will make a big difference.”
This year’s tournament will be hosted by Hilary Kennedy. The event is open to the public and sponsorship opportunities are available. Pre-registration is required. Visit www.ypilc.org for more information and to register.
Young Professionals Irving-Las Colinas (ypILC) is designed to engage professionals, 25 years of age and older, from the Irving-Las Colinas area in philanthropic and social events. ypILC is a place for young professionals to do more than exchange business cards, it’s for creating relationships and being in an environment where they can share ideas, leadership tips and take on leadership roles.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring organization, holds itself accountable for children in its program to achieve measurable outcomes, such as educational success; avoidance of risky behaviors; and higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships. Partnering with parents/guardians, schools, corporations and others in the community, Big Brothers Big Sisters carefully pairs children (“Littles”) with screened volunteer mentors (“Bigs”) and monitors and supports these one-to-one mentoring matches throughout their course. The first-ever Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Outcomes Summary, released in 2012, substantiates that its mentoring programs have proven, positive academic, socio-emotional and behavioral outcomes for youth, areas linked to high school graduation, avoidance of juvenile delinquency and college or job readiness.
Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity, often those of single or low-income households or families where a parent is incarcerated or serving in the military, with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. This mission has been the cornerstone of the organization’s 85-year history. Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star serves more than 30,000 children, volunteers and families through 20 offices and more than 100 counties in Texas. Learn how you can positively impact a child’s life – donate or volunteer at bbbstx.org.
About TPB Four Seasons Las Colinas
TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas is part of the Four Seasons’ comprehensive, award-winning golf resort. The 18-hole, par-70 course measuring 7,166 yards from the championship tees has received a major redesign offering a new layout, designed to be challenging for professional golfers as well as inviting to recreational players.