Save the Date: Media Day to Kick Off Celebrity Golf Invitational Benefiting Hope For The Warriors

Scarlet & Gold Invitational draws celebrities to area to honor service members.

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The Scarlet & Gold Invitational gives us all an opportunity to focus on the true celebrities among us—service members who have sacrificed for our freedoms.

Wallace, NC (PRWEB) August 30, 2013

Wounded service members, celebrities, sports legends and more will enjoy four days of golf and fun as part of the 4th Annual Scarlet & Gold Invitational. The Scarlet & Gold Invitational begins on Sunday, September 15 with a Media Day at the River Landing Country Club in Wallace, NC. Media will have the opportunity to meet with multiple celebrities, sports legends, and more.

Any media interested in attending Media Day or any of the events throughout the four days of the invitational must contact Cam McLemore, Director of Marketing, 888.285.4171, cmclemore(at)riverlanding(dot)com.

The event is sure to be one of both tribute to our nation’s military heroes, and entertainment with celebrities and former athletes from the NBA, NFL and MLB. Proceeds from the weekend will benefit Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org), a national nonprofit organization that assists post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty.

General Schedule of Events:
Sunday, September 15: Opening Gala
Monday, September 16: Golf at River Landing Golf Course
Tuesday, September 17: Celebrity visit to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune
Wednesday, September 18: Golf at River Landing Golf Course

“We are excited to welcome back celebrities and sports legends, all eager to help wounded service members,” Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® president said. “The Scarlet & Gold Invitational gives us all an opportunity to focus on the true celebrities among us—service members who have sacrificed for our freedoms.”

View a complete list of celebrities attending here.

Six-person teams will be created for the event. Each team will have four players, plus one celebrity and one wounded service member. This event is made possible by support of sponsors Food Lion, River Landing and 1-800-PACK-RAT.

River Landing (http://www.riverlanding.com) is a private, gated, residential golf community covering over 1,700 unspoiled acres on the banks of the northeast Cape Fear River in Wallace, NC.

The mission of Hope For The Warriors® is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator (http://www.charitynavigator.org) for two consecutive years. Charity Navigator is an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.

Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.


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