World Champion Swimmer Returns to Historic Saint Charles, Illinois for Passion of Golf and Giving
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SAINT CHARLES, IL (May 19-20, 2019) Michael Phelps, one the world’s most decorated athletes of all-time, is returning to historic St. Charles, Illinois to host the 3rd Annual Golf.Give.Gala (GGG) presented by ALE Solutions, to benefit the Michael Phelps Foundation on May 19-20, 2019. The Golf.Give.Gala will kick-off on Sunday, May 19, with a star-studded gala, which will be held at the historic Hotel Baker (100 W Main St.), with a concert to follow at Chicago’s treasured Arcada Theatre (105 E Main St.). The celebrity golf outing will be held on Monday, May 20 at the legendary St. Charles Country Club (1250 Country Club Rd.), and feature more than 30 professional athletes, media personalities, and celebrities as they mingle with sponsors and guests.
“We are thrilled to once again host Michael for the third annual Golf.Give.Gala,” said Rowena Zimmers, founder and president of ALE Solutions. “The St. Charles community has really embraced our event and helped us raise more than $1 million for youth programming. Supporting an event that benefits the community with the Michael Phelps Foundation truly touches my heart.”
Net proceeds from the event will benefit the Michael Phelps Foundation while promoting local organizations to Golf.Give.Gala guests, including CASA, Lazarus House, and Tri-City Family Services. The Michael Phelps Foundation has partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Elgin and Fox Valley Special Recreation Association to implement the Foundation’s im program, a world-class curriculum for swimming, healthy living and goal setting.
“We are incredibly thankful to Rowena and everyone at ALE Solutions in all that they have done to develop the Golf.Give.Gala and we are proud to have been involved in this amazing event from the beginning,” said Michael Phelps, Founder of the Michael Phelps Foundation. “We are excited to continue to give back to the greater St. Charles communities, and working with local organizations that share our mission to help grow the sport of swimming and encourage healthy lifestyles, especially for children.”
Confirmed celebrity participants include Jeremy Piven (Actor), Zach Miller (Chicago Bears), Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), Patrick Sharp (Chicago Blackhawks), Kerry Wood (Chicago Cubs), David Ross (Chicago Cubs), Colton Underwood (The Bachelor), Cassie Randolph (The Bachelor), Ben Higgins (The Bachelor), Taylor Kinney (Chicago Fire), Eric Ferguson (101.9 The Mix), Ty Pennington (Extreme Makeover), AJ Hawk (Green Bay Packers), Eric Decker (NE Patriots), Jessie James Decker (Influencer), Bryan Bickell (Chicago Blackhawks), Paige Spiranac (Golf Personality), AnnaLynne McCord (Actress), Drew Scott (Property Brothers), Paul Blair (DJ White Shadow, Producer), Holly Sonders (Fox Sports), Raymond Cruz (Actor), Carter Oosterhouse (Trading Spaces), Bret Baier (Fox), Mauricio Umansky (Real Estate), Ryan McPartlin (Chuck), Blair O’Neal (PGA), Debbe Dunning (Actress), Victoria Arlen (DWTS), Zuri Hall (E! News), AJ Buckley (Actor, Seal Team), Thad Luckinbill (Actor), Colt Ford (Country Star), and Dennis Haysbert (Actor).
For information about the event, visit www.golfgivegala.com or email Christa Landgraf, co-chairman at email@example.com or toll-free number at (855) 802-9842. Limited individual tickets to the gala and concert will be available.
ALE Solutions is the nation’s largest provider of temporary housing to families displaced by natural disasters. ALE is in its 18th year and has opened a new 40,000-foot facility in St. Charles, Illinois. www.alesolutions.com
The Michael Phelps Foundation is focused on growing the sport of swimming and promoting healthy and active lives, especially for children. For more information please visit www.michaelphelpsfoundation.org