Charity Tour To Raise Funds For Local Big Brothers Big Sisters!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit and Arby’s restaurants are celebrating the 12th annual Arby’s Charity Tour Detroit golf outing at Detroit Golf Club on Monday, August 2. An opportunity to win great prizes, including a 2010 Mercedes-Benz C300! Now that we have your attention – read on for details.

In 2009, the Arby’s Charity Tour raised more than $42,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit. This year, golfers have the opportunity to win a 2010 Mercedes-Benz C300. On Hole 7, Golfers must hit a 165-yard shot for a hole-in-one to win the Mercedes-Benz. Other hole-in-one prizes include an Escort Drive Smarter Prize Package, a set of Callaway Diablo Irons and a wonderful golf vacation for two at a selected Fairmont Resort.

The Arby’s Charity Tour Detroit has raised more than $1 million to generate awareness and funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit since 1999.

The Arby’s mobile event vehicle will travel around the Detroit area hosting a series of community events, including recruiting drives for Big Brothers Big Sisters and a picnic for volunteers and children involved with their community based mentoring program. Community events begin on Friday, July 30 and end with the golf tournament on Monday, August 2.

About the Arby’s Charity Tour

The Arby’s Charity Tour is a series of amateur golf tournaments and special events held throughout North America to raise awareness and funds for local Big Brother Big Sister agencies, the Arby’s Foundation and other youth mentoring organizations. Since 1996, the tour has raised more than $28 million for youth-mentoring initiatives.

For more information on how to register for the golf tournament or to donate to Big Brothers Big Sisters, please visit www.arbysfoundation.org/det10 or call Courtney Brown at 678-514-4317.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest and most effective youth mentoring organization in the United States. Big Brothers Big Sisters has been the leader in one-to-one youth service for more than a century, developing positive relationships that have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of young people. Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors children, maintains a stellar reputation of securing exemplary citizens to share positive experiences with metropolitan Detroit youth.

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