Maryland Non-Profit Organization, Youth Golf Network (YGN) to Host Charity Golf-A-Thon in the Spring; All Skill Level Golfers Needed

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Youth Golf Network's goal is to empower our youth through the game of golf. Adding value to the life of a youth can ensure success for the future.

The Youth Golf Network (YGN) 501 (c)3 charitable organizaiton is planning a charity golf event to kick off the upcoming golf season in the spring.

Previously the Anne Arundel Women's Golf Organization, YGN reorganized under a new name and is hosting a Golf-A-Thon in Anne Arundel County in the Spring of 2011. The event is designed to raise money for summer golf youth programs along with a shcloarship fund for a deserving Maryland highschool graduate.

“At Youth Group Network, we want to empower our youth through the game of golf,” said Jeannette Ortegon, president of YGN. “We also want to help disadvantaged youth through the sport.”

YGN currently is looking for golfers who are willing to save the date and commit to play 100 holes in 12 hours. Participating golfers will get pledges from family and friends to support YGN's youth programs. Nongolfers can pledge $1, $2 or $3 per hole. Visit, http://www.youthgolfnetwork.org for more information on participating or pledging.

In addition to youth programs, the organization raises money to support cancer research through golf events in the fall. The group is starting a scholarship fund that will allow a deserving high school graduate to attend college in 2012.

For more information about YGN, call Jeanette Ortegon at 443 852-2336 or send an email to info(at)youthgolfnetwork(dot)org

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