November 28, 2014

LIRR members’ golf tourney supports autism research

The UTU’s Long Island Rail Road General Committee of Adjustment GO 505 is hosting it annual golf classic on May 13 to benefit families on Long Island affected by autism.

The golf classic will tee off at 9:30 a.m. at the Hamlet Wind Watch Golf & Country Club in Hauppauge, N.Y., and GO 505 is seeking both sponsors and participants for the event.

The cost for participation in the tournament is $225 per person, which includes breakfast, 18 holes of golf with cart, drinks, snacks, cocktails and buffet dinner with dessert.

Four sponsorship levels are available ranging in cost from $150 to $600.

To download a tournament registration and sponsorship form, click here.

A portion of GO 505’s golf tournament proceeds will support Autism Speaks, a leading autism science and advocacy organization dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism.

“We look forward to spending a day in solidarity with members from our organization as well as other labor organizations in our area. We also appreciate the support and friendship of businesses and associates we work with every day to provide safe and efficient transportation on Long Island,” said GO 505 General Chairperson Anthony Simon.

The number of tournament participants is limited. All golf reservations will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, contact GO 505 Vice General Chairperson Vinnie Tessitore at (631) 661-3500.

To learn more about Autism Speaks, visit www.autismspeaks.org.