7th annual Reader Cup: Larry Dierker Celebrity Golf Tournament announced
October 29, 2012
Susan Schmaeling Public Relations
7th ANNUAL READER CUP GOLF EVENT SLATED FOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013 AT BLACKHORSE GOLF CLUB
WHO: Literacy Advance of Houston and Larry Dierker, former Astros pitcher/broadcast/manager jointly host the annual fundraising golf tournament. Notable celebrities that participated in past Reader Cups include: Bob Allen, Kevin Bass, Homero Blancas, Bill Brown, David Clyde, Bill Dawley, Jim Deshaies, Dave Elmendorf, Bubba Gilliam, Jim Gilligan, Jacob Green, Bill Greif, Jason Grimsley, Kenny Hand, Kenny Houston, Charles Justiz, Gerald McNeil, Norm Miller, Dan Pastorini, Doug Pike, Dave Raymond, Shane Reynolds, Dayna Steele, Ellis Wyms and more. Sponsors and teams returning will include such organizations as: White Oak Gives Back, Larry Dierker, and Black Elk Energy.
WHAT: Sports celebrities, tournament sponsors, and Literacy Advance supporters will play golf to benefit the non-profit organization that teaches adults to read and write in English. The Reader Cup - Larry Dierker Celebrity Golf Tournament includes a hot breakfast, a scramble style tournament, followed by a hearty lunch and the chance to win exciting auction items including night on the town packages, gifts specifically for the lady (or man) in your life and some deluxe sports memorabilia. All proceeds support the organization’s free Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language literacy programs and services.
WHERE: BlackHorse Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road, Cypress, Texas 77433
WHEN: Monday, February 25, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – Breakfast and check-in
9:15 a.m. – Shotgun start, scramble tournament
2:00 p.m. – Lunch, live auction and raffle
HOW: Members of the media, please check in at Registration for access or contact Susan Schmaeling at 713-349-0780 for further information and/or post-event images. Explore this website (www.literacyadvance.org), like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get involved.