Goodwill Local Beneficiary of Proceeds from CLUBCORP Charity Classic Golf Outing

AKRON, Ohio — August 18, 2014 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties was chosen as the local charity partner for Silver Lake Country Club’s CLUBCORP Charity Classic golf outing on Thursday, Sept. 25.

“We are sincerely appreciative to Silver Lake Country Club for choosing Goodwill as its local charity partner,” said Gregory Morton, vice president, mission services & public relations, Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties. “The funds we receive from the golf outing will be used to support Goodwill’s Elizabeth Clark Emergency Fund in Summit County. This fund is utilized in collaboration with other organizations to help address the emergency needs of individuals in the community in obtaining clothing, furniture and household items at Goodwill retail locations.”

Event Details
Date: Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. Registration and lunch
1:00 p.m. Shotgun start
6:00 p.m. Dinner and silent auction
Location: Silver Lake Country Club
Cost: $125 per person or $40 for dinner and silent auction only
To register: Call 330-688-6066 or visit the website

With each registration, golf participants will receive a complimentary round of golf at Silver Lake Country Club, to be used at a later date. Prizes will be awarded for the following: hole in one, closest to the pin, longest drive and longest putt.

Sponsorship Opportunities

To make a charitable donation, or to donate an auction item, contact 330-688-6066.

About Silver Lake Country Club

Silver Lake Country Club is managed by ClubCorporation of America, the worldwide leader in private Country Clubs which initiated the ClubCorp Charity Classic in 2007 and has raised over ten million dollars for Augies Quest for ALS, our main charity for 2015. Along with supporting ALS, the Charity Classic also provides funds for the Employee Partner Care Foundation which has assisted thousands of ClubCorp employees and families in need.
About Goodwill Industries Serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland & Richland Counties

The Goodwill Industries of Akron, Ohio, Inc., is a not-for-profit corporation that helps individuals prepare for, find and retain employment. Operating in the five-county region of Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland & Richland, the agency was established in 1927. It is a private, independent organization, operating as an affiliate member of Goodwill Industries International, and a United Way agency in Summit County. Goodwill helps to directly strengthen the region’s workforce through its employment programs and indirectly through the net proceeds from its retail outlets and industrial services division. For more information about GIA, visit or call 800-989-8428.


Jennifer Bako
(330) 786-2519