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Catholic Charities 25th Annual Golf Outing to be Held June 6

Diocese-Green-Bay-LogoGREEN BAY, Wis. (May 9, 2017) -- Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay has announced that the 25th Annual Spalding Golf Outing will be held Tuesday, June 6, at Thornberry Creek at Oneida.

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A new part of this year's event will include "Bishop's Challenge," a competition between parish teams who will play alongside other golfers, but will compete for a cash prize, a traveling trophy, and bragging rights.

Outing Helps Those in Need

The outing will also feature its typical events and hole-in-one prizes, including a trip to Hawaii, Nike Convert 2.0 Irons, a Kindle Fire, and a $500 Visa Card.

"Without the generosity of others, Catholic Charities would not be able to provide services and support to the most vulnerable among us," said Ted Phernetton, Director of Catholic Charities. "Every dollar raised by this event stays right here in Northeast Wisconsin, helping those in need. We are thankful to all who support and attend the event."

Event Named for Past Director

The golf outing is named for Rev. William J. Spalding, past director of Catholic Charities. Cost is $125 per golfer. For registration information, call the Green Bay office of Catholic Charities at (920) 272-8234. To register, please visit The registration deadline is Friday, May 26.

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All proceeds will go to support the programs and endowment of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay. Founded in 1918, Catholic Charities provides social services to residents in the 16 counties of Northeastern Wisconsin that make up the Diocese of Green Bay. These services include mental health counseling; family strengthening programs to refugee and immigration communities; adoption and pregnancy counseling to assist birth parents, adoptive couples and people with unplanned pregnancies; budget counseling; and more. Catholic Charities serves all individuals, regardless of their background or faith.


Who We Are

As friends and followers of Jesus, the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay is devoted to fostering households and communities of discipleship through the mission and ministry of the Catholic Church. We are missionary disciples striving to lead all people to the Kingdom of God. Established in 1868, the diocese is composed of 324,000 Catholics in 16 counties: Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Forest, Kewaunee, Langlade, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago.


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Director of Communications 
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Sarah Bradford
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