Rainbow Girls Benefit Golf Tournament Helps Grant Wishes

By: From 13 News
By: From 13 News

TOPEKA -- The Phoenix Assembly #80 Kansas Rainbow Girls sponsored a golf tournament at Prairie View Country Club on Sunday, June 12, 2011 to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Kansas. The golf tournament raised $7,575.55, which will help grant two wishes to Topeka area children. Monday's check presentation will take place at the Scottish Rite Building, 2300 SW 30th St. in Topeka.

“We are thrilled to be the benefactor of this golf tournament and to continue our mission of granting wishes,” said Ashley Scheideman, CEO of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Kansas. “Through fundraising events like this golf tournament, community-minded organizations, such as the Rainbow Girls, are able to have an immediate and uplifting impact on the life of a child with a life-threatening medical condition.”

The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls (Rainbow Girls) is a non-profit service organization for girls between the ages of 11 and 20. Rainbow prepares the girls of today to be the leaders of tomorrow. The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls teaches leadership skills and public speaking. It builds self-respect, confidence, poise, patriotism, fidelity, integrity, and character, all while providing a fun and safe environment for girls to meet other girls their age and to build friendships that will last a lifetime.

The organization promotes community service, as well as love and service to their schools, their homes, and to each other. For more information about Rainbow Girls, contact Amanda Davis at (785) 550-4848 or phoenixassembly80@gmail.com.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Kansas is a non-profit organization that grants the wishes of Kansas children ages 2½ - 18 who are battling a life-threatening medical condition to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

For more information about the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Kansas, call (316) 838-WISH (9474) or (800) 566-WISH (9474) in Kansas only.

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
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