Stepping Stones Museum for Children to Host 11th Annual Swing Into It! Golf Tournament At The Stanwich Club To Benefit Open Arms Program

Museum supporters tee it up to help ensure community-wide accessibility to discovery, learning and fun.

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Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) August 21, 2014

Playing for learning: It’s a “win-win” situation! Participants in the 11th annual Swing Into It! Golf Tournament will enjoy a great game of golf and help Stepping Stones Museum for Children ensure that every child can enjoy the museum’s educational exhibits and programs regardless of financial, language or special needs barriers. Whether you are the next Rory McIlroy or have never picked up an iron, supporters of the museum will rendezvous at the Stanwich Club in Greenwich on Thursday, Oct. 2.

A staple Stepping Stones event, this year marks the 11th Swing Into It! Tournament. In its 10-year history, the tournament has grossed more than $1,000,000 to directly benefit the museum’s Open Arms initiative. The proceeds from this event help make the museum’s programs and exhibits accessible to underserved communities.

This year, the Open Arms program has reached more than 60,000 children, caregivers and teachers throughout the region. Open Arms offers monthly Get Into It! FREE evenings, parent workshops, free traveling exhibits for schools and numerous other educational, informational and learning experiences to inspire lifelong learning.

Swing Into It! begins with a shotgun tee off at 12:30 p.m. Enjoy lunch, golf, an evening cocktail reception and a silent auction. Gather a foursome together to help raise money for this important cause.

Shout “FORE” for fundraising! Guests may register by calling 203-966-4999 or online at http://www.steppingstonesmuseum.org/golf.

About the company:
Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, CT, is an award-winning, private, non-profit 501(c)(3) children’s museum committed to broadening and enriching the lives of children and families. Located on five acres in Mathews Park, the LEED Gold certified museum encompasses five hands-on galleries, a state-of-the-art Multimedia Gallery, Family and Teacher Resource Center, cafe and retail store.

Stepping Stones is located at 303 West Ave., exit 14N or 15S off I-95 in Norwalk. Museum hours are from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday from Labor Day through Memorial Day, and Monday through Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Admission is $15 for adults and children and $10 for seniors. Children under 1 are free. To learn more, call 203-899-0606 or visit http://www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.


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