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Tri-County Association for the Blind
1800 North Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102-2200
(717) 238-2531 Fax:(717) 238-0710

Contact: Angela Barlup, Public Relations Director
Phone: 717-238-2531
Date: August 6, 2004

For Immediate Release

Golf Tournament to Benefit the Blind is Planned

Harrisburg, PA -- The 1st Annual ACA Mortgage Charity Golf Tournament is planned for Thursday, September 23rd at Liberty Golf Course in Mechanicsburg, PA. The tournament will begin at 2:00 p.m. with a shotgun start and will include a scramble format.

"This is a great opportunity for local golfers to have some fun and benefit the blind and visually impaired in the tri-county area," states Danette Blank, Executive Director. A foursome of golfers registered by September 8th will pay only $260 with the cost including golf cart, bucket of balls for range practice, 18 holes of golf, and dinner. The cost to register after the early bird deadline will be $280 for a foursome. Individual golfers are also welcome to register. Tickets to attend the dinner will also be sold separately for those who do not wish to golf, but would like support the agency.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information or to register to golf call Ami Abbass or Kelly Midgley at (717) 591-3278, or e-mail at Golf registration form and tournament details are available on-line at

Tri-County Association for the Blind is a private, non-profit organization serving the blind and visually impaired in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties. The association works to improve the quality of life for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, helping each person to achieve his or her full potential and maximum independence. The association's services touch the lives of thousands more in the community through Prevention of Blindness programs, the Harrisburg Area Radio Reading Service, Access Technology, Social Services, Low Vision Services, a Production Facility, Carpeting Department and Janitorial Service. For more information about the services offered by the association, please contact the association office by calling (717) 238-2531 or visit our web site at

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