Cedric the Entertainer is pleased to announce the launch of The Inaugural Cedric “The Entertainer” Celebrity Golf Classic on Monday August 12 at the world class Spanish Hills Country Club in Camarillo.
This charity fundraiser will benefit The Kyles Family Foundation, The Brotherhood Crusade of Los Angeles and The Boys and Girls Club of Camarillo in their support to providing invaluable services and programs aiding youth and their families.
Guests include: Cedric “The Entertainer”, Don Cheadle, Anthony Anderson, Barry Bonds, Rick Fox, Dondre Whitfield, Dr. J, George Lopez, Jerry Rice, Salli Richardson, Willie Gault, Chris Spencer, Cobi Jones, Eric Dickerson, Jim Hill, Marcus Johnson, Ronnie Lott, Royce Clayton, and many more!
Cedric’s universal appeal, versatility and tremendous career successes spanning television, live performances, and film have solidified his standing as one of the premier entertainers in the world. As a philanthropist, his tireless and long-standing commitment to “Using Laughter To Build Character” has changed the lives of countless young people nationwide.
The Inaugural Celebrity Golf Classic will tee off at 10am, after breakfast and a putting contest. Cedric “The Entertainer” and his 200 guests will enjoy the spectacular views of the Topa Topa Mountains, surrounding countryside and the Pacific Ocean as they take on the championship golf course.
One of the most highly acclaimed course in California will allow for a friendly, intimate golf experience, raising funds for worthy causes. Sponsors will be present around all holes, including: Xerox, Mattel, Brand Jordan, Nestle, and Kettle One.
As a thank you to the various celebrities attending the event, GBK is creating their renowned thank you lounge. One of the golfers in attendance will also have the chance to bid on the opportunity to walk though the gift lounge while supporting all of the causes.
The beautiful Spanish style clubhouse will host a cocktail reception and awards ceremony following the tournament. A true highlight of the evening will be the silent and live auction to raise funds for the causes.
The Kyles Family Foundation (KFF) is a non-profit tax exempt organization, founded in 2009. The foundation was established for “the purpose of teaching life skills, such as healthy eating, physical education, and academics to urban youth throughout the nation — To build confidence and self-esteem enabling them to navigate through life with a sense of purpose.” Through mentoring programs, strategic alliances and community outings, KFF will introduce our underserved “at risk” youth to invaluable life lessons and experiences. Topics and workshops include personal hygiene, exercise classes, beauty treatments, and some pampering — All relative to building confidence and self-esteem. Additionally, Etiquette Training Workshops centering on table settings, dining etiquette, and the value of nutritionally balanced meals are offered through KFF.
The Boys and Girls Club of Camarillo provides programs for young people between the ages of six and eighteen that will inspire them to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, caring citizens. Their vision is to aspire to serve the youth and community by developing strong future leaders, instilling integrity, honesty, respect and foresight, and providing a fun and safe environment for all who walk through their doors. The Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo serves over 3,000 youth in Ventura County, offering a positive place for kids in those crucial after-school hours. The club is considered a second home and provides professional staff members that offer guidance and leadership as positive role models. For more information click here.
The Brotherhood Crusade is a not-for-profit institution founded in 1968 to provide necessary resources, program services and a voice of advocacy to traditionally underserved communities. Its mission is to remove and/or help individuals overcome the barriers that deter their pursuit of success and facilitate opportunities for a better quality of life, by promoting health and wellness, enhancing educational opportunities, cultivating economic growth and building community agencies and institutions. For more information click here.