HPD Tees-Up Educational Incentive to Combat Crime
September 20, 2006 -- Texas
Cops & Kids and Kids at Hope is pleased to announce it is
hosting Chief Hurtt's Empowering Our Youth Golf Tournament benefiting
the Kids at Hope Initiative on Monday, September 25, 2006 at Tour
18 Golf Course located at 3102 FM 1960.
Golfers will enjoy breakfast and practice their
swing on the driving range before hitting the links. During the
round, golfers will have the opportunity to participate in the
hole in one, closest to the hole and longest drive contest. Beverage
carts will circle the course providing refreshments to keep golfers
hydrated. Finally, a Texas Barbecue lunch will be served just
before the awards ceremony and presentations. As an added bonus,
golfers will receive a goody bag and a free round of golf from
the staff at Tour 18.
Golfers are asked to check in at 7 a.m. for a
four-person scramble shotgun start at 8 a.m. This event supports
Chief Hurtt's Empowering Our Youth Stomp Out Illiteracy Campaign.
Other events in support of this effort are:
- Kick-off for the Kids at Hope -Kid's Village
being held at Hartsfield Elementary, 5001 Perry Street on Friday,
September 22, 2006 at 8 a.m.
- Friday, September 22, 2006 and the HPD Empowering
Our Youth Dinner at the Hyatt Regency, 1200 Louisiana at 8 p.m.
Texas Cops & Kids is a non-profit 501 ( c
) (3) organization that provides positive intervention for disadvantaged
youth in high crime neighborhoods. Texas Cops & Kids work
with law enforcement professionals to provide safe and meaningful
activities for children in our communities. We are committed to
establishing relationships between youth, the police and the community.
For more information about these programs contact
HPD Community Services Officer Kathy Swilley at 713-308-3252.
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information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division a