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Contact: Kelly Kemmerer, executive director; 570 216-4390 or execdirector@habitatmc.org

Monroe County Habitat for Humanity to Hold Golf Tournament at Great Bear Golf Club

Abeloff Donates New Car for Hole in One

Tobyhanna, PA, August 1, 2018 –Monroe County Habitat for Humanity (MCHFH) will hold its 22stAnnual Golf tournament and dinner on Friday, September 21,  atGreat Bear Golf Club in East Stroudsburg, PA.All proceeds will support the administration of MCHFH’s programs including home preservation which allows homeowners affected by low income, age, or disability to make necessary repairs to their homes.

“We are delighted to offer golfers the opportunity to play on the only Jack Nicklaus signature golf course in Northeast Pennsylvania,” said Kelly Kemmerer, Habitat’s executive director.  “Participants can enjoy a round of golf in a challenging yet beautiful setting, and know that at the same time they are supporting MCHFH’s vision of “every person in Monroe County having a safe, decent place to live.”

Dennis Mooney, tournament chair, promises an exciting day. The $115 entry fee includes 18 holes of golf, a buffet dinner, trophies, awards, and prizes- including a Hole in One prize of a new car donated by Jason Motts of Abeloff Buick/GMC in Stroudsburg, and additional prizes for holes in one on all of the par 3’s.

“Sponsors like Abeloff are the key to our success,” Mooney said. “We are extremely grateful to Jason for his continued support, and we encourage other businesses to support this effort, as well. Sponsorships are available for as little as $150, and information about all the sponsorship packages can be obtained by calling the Habitat for Humanity office at 570 216-4390, by emailing execdirector@habitatmc.org, or by visiting www.habitatmc.org. You can also register for the golf outing using any of these options,” he said.

“We’re very proud of the fact that this tournament has raised more than $152,000 in the last 21Iyears, 100% of which directly benefits Monroe County Habitat for Humanity” Mooney said. “Have fun and support a worthy cause at the same time – it’s a win-win for sure.”