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Michigan casino hosts golf outing for Detroit charities

17 August 2011

DETROIT, Michigan -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Greektown Casino today announced that it will host a charity golf outing to benefit local nonprofits that instill leadership skills in Detroit area youth. The event will tee off on Monday, August 29 at Shenandoah Country Club in West Bloomfield.

All proceeds will be distributed equally among three local youth charities: Think Detroit PAL, Boys Hope Girls Hope and the Coleman A. Young Foundation.

"We are delighted to host this fun-filled event that brings together local companies and individuals for the important cause that is our city's youth. Through this event we hope to make an impact for these organizations which are so committed every day to the future of our children," said Michael Puggi, President & CEO, Greektown Casino-Hotel.

In addition to the golf, guests can participate in numerous contests, such as longest drive and closest to the pin. Two hole-in-one prizes, a Harley Davidson provided by Motor City Harley and a Rolex watch from HOUR Detroit, will also be up for grabs. The event will culminate with an awards dinner and live auction featuring an array of donated items.

Greektown Casino-Hotel plans to make the golf outing an annual event. Sponsorship and foursome spots are still available.. For more information regarding sponsorship or to reserve a spot, contact: Lloryn Love at 313.223.2999 x5455 or

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