“Helping Hands Golf Classic” ready for 21st edition

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The Child Development Center and Children’s Center for Autism would like to announce the upcoming 21st annual “Helping Hands Golf Classic”. The tournament is sponsored annually by Waste Management.

The “Helping Hands Golf Classic” is a long established annual springtime event. It will be held at Saddle Creek Golf Course on Thursday, May 9, 2019 with a 1 p.m. tee time. There are still plenty of sponsorship and team spots available. Please join us for a great day of golf.

“Big Hands Helping Little Hands” is the motto for this annual event. Since the golf tournament began in 1999, it has raised more than $650,000 for the Child Development Center. The CDC has served over 500 children over the last 20 years. The Marshall County CDC has been in Lewisburg since 1979.

The CDC is very fortunate to have a community of corporations, businesses, and individuals that are generous with their time and donations. We would like to say thank you to all the sponsors, donors and volunteers that make this tournament such a success each year. Many of whom have been with us since the very first tournament in 1999.

For over 35 years the Child Development Center has provided educational and early intervention services for children birth to three years of age who have developmental delays or a specific disability. Any child in Marshall County, who qualifies through the Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS), is eligible for free services.

The Children’s Center for Autism also benefits from the “Helping Hands Golf Classic”. The CCA opened in February 2016 and is a very intensive behavioral therapy program for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ages 18 months to 5 years. The therapy services are fee based and are provided in the classroom at the Child Development Center.

If you would like information pertaining to the Child Development Center & Children’s Center for Autism or to sign up for the golf tournament, give us a call at 359-1197.

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The Lewisburg Knights of Columbus present their sponsorship check to the Child Development Center. Pictured from left: Martin Ryan, Lori Wade, Ed Nacchio, Bella, Becky Jamison, John Rawe, and Don Dougherty.