Hope4Heroes.org Hosts ‘Night at the Races’ For Sanctuary Island
By Faith Luebker // March 7, 2013
PHILANTHROPY & SPORT
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Hope4Heroes.org will host a “Night at the Races” casino party and golf outing on May 2 and 3 that will support Sanctuary Island, a local charity whose mission is to service wounded warriors, other disabled and children facing adversity.
First up is the casino party, dinner and simulated horse races at the Courtyard at the Oaks in Melbourne at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 2. The four-person scramble golf tourney will be held at noon Friday, May 3 at Baytree National Golf Links in Suntree.
“It’s great to be able to support other organizations that honor and support our veterans,” said Vic Luebker, CEO of Hope4Heroes.org. “Sanctuary Island provides combat disabled veterans with therapeutic horseback riding.”
Sanctuary Island coordinates participation in equine-related activities and therapeutic programs created specifically to support wounded and/or health-challenged war veterans, their immediate family members who also may need therapeutic assistance, and children who are disabled and/or facing adversity.
“It’s a great two-day event that will make a huge direct impact in the lives of our veterans in the community,” said Barbara O’Brien, co-founder of Sanctuary Island.
To register or for more information contact Golf@Hope4Heroes.org or 321-604-9907.
The Courtyard at the Oak is located at 1800 W. Hibiscus Blvd. in Melbourne, Florida.