SCRANTON — The planning committee for the 2016 Allied Services Heinz Rehab Annual Autism Classic met recently to plan the 23rd annual golf tournament.
The 23rd Annual Autism Golf Classic will be held on Monday, June 20 at the Huntsville Golf Club in Lehman Township with presenting sponsor Lexus MotorWorld. The tournament starts at 11 a.m. and includes a $1 million shoot out, cocktail reception, dinner and auction. Golfers and guests will also have the opportunity to purchase the special Lexus Champions for Charity raffle tickets.
The event is a designated beneficiary of Lexus Champions for Charity. As the regional designee, Allied Services Integrated Health System conducts a regional raffle with 300 chances to win the opportunity to play in the three-day Pebble Beach golf tournament. For information on the Lexus Champions for Charity raffle, tournament sponsorships and more, call 570-348-1407 or visit alliedservices.org.
According to the Centers for Diseases Control, Autism is one of the fastest growing developmental disorders in the United States, affecting 1 in 68 children. Proceeds from the tournament benefit pediatric patients with diagnoses on the autism spectrum disorder who receive treatment and services at Allied Services. The tournament proceeds also support socialization program through the volunteer group “Parents and Professionals.”