Little City Honors Kent P. Dauten at 50th Golf Invitational in Long Grove

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Hundreds of golfers and supporters will attend Little City’s 50th Golden Anniversary Invitational Golf Tournament on June 17.

Recognized as the most prominent and longest running charity golf tournament in the Greater Chicago Area, the Little City Invitational (LCI) Golf Tournament celebrates its 50th consecutive year of raising much-needed funds for the disabilities community. On June 17, the golf community will gather at Twin Orchard Country Club in Long Grove in an effort to support children and adults with autism and other disabilities.

Little City will honor Kent P. Dauten, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Keystone Capital, Inc., with the Morrie Kellman Humanitarian Award in memory of Morrie Kellman, long-time friend, founding member and creator of the Invitational Golf Tournament.

“I am honored to be a part of the Golden Anniversary celebration and proud to support Little City in its work with children and adults with developmental and other disabilities” remarked Kent P. Dauten.

“Kent Dauten and Keystone Capital, Inc. have been major supporters for this golf tournament over the years,” commented Little City Executive Director Shawn E. Jeffers. “We are happy to recognize such a great Little City friend with our most prestigious accolade.”

Sponsorships, foursomes and individual player registrations are still available. Guests will enjoy 18 holes of golf, followed by a cocktail reception, lavish dinner, musical entertainment, silent and live auctions featuring opportunities to play at exclusive golf clubs and an awards ceremony.

Individual golf tickets are $750 per golfer or $3,000 per foursome. Tickets for dinner are available at $150 per seat. Numerous sponsorship opportunities are available for companies interested in supporting the event. All proceeds benefit the children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities at Little City.

The Underwriting Sponsors for the evening are Keystone Capital, Inc. and Madison Dearborn Partners. Double Eagle Sponsors are: Rita & John Canning/The Canning Foundation and The Private Bank. Eagle Sponsors include: Goldman Sachs and Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Birdie Sponsors include: Crowe Horwath and Walgreens. Par Sponsors are: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois, Career Builder, Diversey, Green Courte Partners, Lockton, Pearlmark Real Estate Partners and SNR Denton.

Register for the Little City Invitational Golf Tournament at

For complete information, visit or contact Sally Blake at sblake(at)littlecity(dot)org or 847-221-7831.

About Little City Foundation
For more than 50 years, Little City Foundation has developed innovative and personalized programs to fully assist and empower children and adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. With a commitment to attaining a greater quality of life for Illinois’ most vulnerable citizens, Little City actively promotes choice, person-centered planning and a holistic approach to health and wellness. Little City’s ChildBridge services include in-home personal and family supports, clinical and behavior intervention, 24/7 residential services and special needs foster care and adoption. Little City’s LifePath Adult Services offers a variety of residential options, employment opportunities, home-based services, case management, day supports, Special Olympics, an award-winning Center for the Arts and more. The organization has a 56-acre campus in Palatine and offices in Chicago. Visit

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