6th Annual LBDN Open Golf Tournament

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long-beach-day-nurserySouthern California Edison and the Long Beach Day Nursery team up to tee off in the 6th annual golf tournament. The LBDN Open is a fundraiser for those who love the game and want to support quality, early-care and education for young children in the Long Beach community.

The format for the tournament is two-person teams, best ball, low net. Everyone plays the course and has a chance to win. The tournament begins Thursday, October 29 with a shotgun start at 12:45 p.m. at Navy Golf Course, 5660 Orangewood in Cypress.

Early Bird registration for the LBDN Golf Open is being extended: $200 per player or $180 per player when registering two or more. There are spots for 144 golfers. Tournament registration includes:

  • A scrumptious box lunch and 19th hole dinner reception in the beautifully renovated Eagle’s Nest Restaurant;
  • Participation in all contests: long drive, closest to the pin, etc;
  • Great goody bag chock-full of fun and useful gifts;
  • Opportunity to bid on exciting silent auction prizes including membership at Old Ranch ($6,000 value), one week at a private, luxurious mountain lodge. ($3,000 value) and more;
  • Access to opportunity ticket drawing for restaurant gift certificates, gourmet gift baskets, golf accessories and more.

Founded in 1912, the Long Beach Day Nursery continues to be committed to providing the highest quality care and education for young children of working families in Greater Long Beach — giving young lives a solid start in life. LBDN was recently recognized by the California Community Foundation as an Unsung Hero, the only nonprofit in the South Bay/Long Beach area to have been awarded this recognition in Los Angeles County.

Currently, LBDN serves close to 350 children every year from diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Approximately two-thirds of the families are low income and receive some form of financial assistance.

Celebrating its 97th year and founded in 1912 by Mrs. Florence Bixby, LBDN has the distinction of being the oldest early care and education program in Long Beach, and is one of the oldest in the State.

Players or businesses can maximize their investment in young lives by sponsoring a tee sign for only $125 and let everyone know you support the children of our community! Corporate sponsorship packages are also available, ranging from $5,000 to as low as $1,000.

Presenting Sponsor: Southern California Edison

Birdie Sponsors (as of 10/15/09): Don Knabe, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, Fourth District County of Los Angeles; Farmers and Merchants Bank; John Wells/Cavanaugh Machine Works; Ability Tri-Modal; Wentworth Hauser Violich; Greg Haeseler/Wells Fargo Advisors; Goodrich Baron Goodyear, LLP


One Response to “6th Annual LBDN Open Golf Tournament”
  1. Gregory Haeseler says:

    For those who really enjoy golf and who are generous to help some kids get a great start in life, this tournament is for you. You will appreciate the format and the pace of play.