Laura’s House ‘Drives’ with South County Maserati at Second Annual HOPE Golf Tournament

Charity event to help build brighter futures for individuals
and families affected by domestic violence

Online PR News – 24-June-2014 – Ladera Ranch, CA – Laura’s House, a leading nonprofit dedicated to providing domestic violence education, prevention, shelter and counseling services to empower individuals and families affected by abuse will host its second annual HOPE Tournament: Building Brighter Futures for Families Affected by Domestic Violence. The charity golf tournament, sponsored by South County Maserati of Mission Viejo, will take place on Monday, August 11, 2014, at Marbella Country Club in San Juan Capistrano. Proceeds will benefit Laura’s House and its mission of ending the silence of domestic violence.

“We are delighted to team with South County Maserati to create another exciting HOPE Tournament benefiting Laura’s House,” said Margaret Bayston, CEO and Executive Director, Laura’s House. “During our 20th anniversary, special fundraising events like this golf tournament are vital in bringing the community together to shed light on the prevalence of domestic violence in our community and how it impacts the families we serve.”

The HOPE Tournament will begin at 11 a.m. with registration, a putting contest and box lunch, followed by a 12 p.m. shotgun start. The event will use a four-player scramble format and will feature longest drive, closest-to-the-pin and hole-in-one contests. The hole-in-one contests include: a luxury Maserati car on hole #4 and Fiat vehicles on holes #7, #11, and #16. Harlow’s Cuisine will feature signature cocktails at the clubhouse and Orange County Airstream will be onsite. The tournament will conclude with an awards reception at 5:30 p.m. with wine and spirits, a stationed dinner, entertainment and a silent auction.

Leading the charge for the annual charity golf tournament is committee chair Matt West of 1st Enterprise Bank. Other committee members include: Patrick Lustig, Operating Partner of South County Maserati, John Medler, Mike Zalke of Sierra Sales, Monica Timpe-Godfrey of Timpe Group/Morgan Stanley, Dawn McKahan and Cecilia Shedarowich of Creative Package McKahan and Sera Chayalan of Philadelphia Insurance Company.

Sponsors for The HOPE Tournament are South County Maserati (Silver Sponsor), Orange County Airstream (Bronze Sponsor), 1st Enterprise Bank (Bronze Sponsor), Hittleman Law Group (Platinum Foursome Sponsor), Active Captive Management LLC (Platinum Foursome Sponsor), Integrated Project Services (Platinum Foursome Sponsor), Lutzky Associates Development (Exclusive Hole Sponsor), Schiefer Media (Tee Sponsor), The Rand Group, Morgan Stanley (Tee Sponsor) and Friedmann & Friedmann Insurance Services, Inc. (Underwriter for hole-in-one contest).

Sponsorship packages for The HOPE Tournament are available and range from $250 to $10,000. Individual player fee is $250. Dinner tickets are $50. For questions regarding event sponsorship contact Melanie Galloway at or call 949-361-3775.

All proceeds from The HOPE Tournament will benefit Laura’s House Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing Programs; the 24-hour Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline; Legal Support Services; and Counseling and Community Education Programs. For more information about Laura’s House, visit

About Laura’s House
The mission of Laura’s House is to change the social beliefs, attitudes and the behaviors that perpetuate domestic violence while creating a safe space to empower individuals and families affected by abuse.

In 2014, Laura’s House celebrates its 20th anniversary serving those whose lives have been affected by domestic violence. For the past two decades, Laura’s House has provided shelter and support services to more than 4,000 battered women and children and counseling, life skills education and legal assistance to over 45,000 people. Connect with Laura’s House on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.