While some of the nation's top golfers compete on the greens at the CVS Health Charity Classic, June 26-28, area residents can get involved in a series of fun "outside-the-ropes" events designed to provide new ways for people to give back to their local community.
The CVS Health Charity Classic, which has donated more than $19 million to area nonprofits since 1999, has added a variety of events for golf and non-golf fans alike, including a public benefit concert. Here's a look at the events taking place this June:
"The CVS Health Charity Classic has always been about bringing great golf and great charities together," said Eileen Howard Boone, Tournament Chairwoman, CVS Health Charity Classic. "Adding a series of fun events to the tournament enables us to raise even more money to support charities helping children and families across New England."
Area residents won't want to miss the fun, festival-like atmosphere featuring an all-star line-up of interactive activities on and around the course:
"We are always looking for new, innovative ways to make the Charity Classic a great experience for our guests and making it one of the 'must-do' summer activities," said Eileen Howard Boone, Tournament Chairwoman, CVS Health Charity Classic. "Whether you are an avid golf lover or just want a fun way to spend the day with family while helping local charities, the CVS Health Charity Classic is the ticket!"
Single, good-any-day tickets ($25) for the 2016 CVS Health Charity Classic are now on sale at ticketmaster.com. Children 17 and under are free with a ticketed adult. For additional information on tickets, fans can call 866-CVS-9441 or visit cvshealthcharityclassic.com.
About the CVS Health Charity Classic
The CVS Health Charity Classic is Rhode Island's largest charitable event series and hosts some of the best PGA TOUR,LPGA Tour and PGA TOUR Champions professionals in the world. Since its inception in 1999, the CVS Health Charity Classic has driven more than $19 million to charities around the region, providing vital funding for a variety of critical programs serving children, families and people in transition throughout Southern New England. For more information, visit cvshealthcharityclassic.com.