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Keep Hampton Roads Beautiful Golf Tournament

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Inaugural Keep Hampton Roads Beautiful Golf Tournament to Tee Off Oct. 13, 2014

(Hampton Roads, Va., Aug. 14, 2014) – Is your business or organization committed to keeping Hampton Roads a beautiful place to live, work and play? If so, we need your help! askHRgreen.org and Keep Virginia Beautiful are looking for community partners to sponsor and support the inaugural Keep Hampton Roads Beautiful Golf Tournament, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at the Greenbrier Country Club in Chesapeake.

“There are multiple ways to back the tournament, while demonstrating your commitment to a greener Hampton Roads,” said Julia B. Hillegass, team leader of askHRgreen.org. “Funds raised from the tournament will support local litter prevention, waste reduction, recycling, beautification and overall environmental education programs that will inspire residents to be more mindful, green stewards.”

Sponsorship opportunities range from $250 for a hole sponsor to $2,500 for a gold sponsor. Businesses can donate raffle prizes, and golf enthusiasts can sign up to play.

In keeping with the theme, tournament organizers are taking steps to ensure that the tournament is easy on the environment. Recycling stations will be located throughout the course and leftover foods will be composted. In addition, the Keep Hampton Roads Beautiful Golf Tournament will be a bottled water free event. Tournament players will receive reusable water bottles to fill up at refilling stations placed in the club and on the course.

Day-of registration begins at 10 a.m., followed by tournament play at 11 a.m. and an awards dinner from Outback Steak House at 4 p.m. To inquire about sponsorship opportunities email Julia Hillegass at info@asKHRgreen.org or call (757) 420-8300. For tournament details and to register online go to www.askHRgreen.org/golf.

About HR Green

With a focus on simple steps residents can take to find their “inner green,” HR Green is a region-wide public awareness campaign of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission and the 16 cities and counties it serves. The campaign is centered around www.askHRgreen.org, a central, go-to resource for everything green in Hampton Roads. Site features include pages with easy-to-use green practices to implement in your home, yard, business, community and classroom, an interactive calendar highlighting regional events and the “Let’s Talk Green” blog, written by a team of local experts who work in the region’s municipal utility and environmental divisions.

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