New Jersey event draws support for veterans, service members and military families

FARMINGDALE, N.J. (May 1, 2017) – In conjunction with Fleet Week, the 9th Annual Eagle Oaks Honor Day will be held at Eagle Oaks Country Club in Farmingdale, New Jersey, May 25. All proceeds from the event will benefit Hope For The Warriors, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for post-9/11 veterans, service members and military families.

The day-long event begins at 9 a.m. with soldiers from the Central Jersey Recruiting Company Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion showcasing tanks and trucks, while the Army’s STEAM offers a number activities for local school children.  The 9th Annual Eagle Oaks Honor Day then offers lunch at 11 a.m., followed by the golf tournament at 11:30 a.m.

A VIP reception and awards presentation begins at 5 p.m., and concludes with the Honor Day Dinner Banquet at 6 p.m.

Individual, non-member registration for golf and dinner is $550. Individual, Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club member registration is $450. Individual tickets for the dinner banquet only are $175. Registration for the event ends May 15.

The 2017 Eagle Oaks Honor Day will host more than 50 active-duty Marines from the II Marine Expeditionary Force for a day of leisure and golf on a championship golf course. The Marines will receive a hosted lunch, a golf tournament and dinner at the country club.

“New Jersey has a vibrant and patriotic military community and Hope For The Warriors is honored to have the support of Eagle Oaks Country Club for the ninth straight year,” said Robin Kelleher, co-founder and president of Hope For The Warriors. “The proceeds raised from Eagle Oaks Honor Day are truly impacting the well-being of the many veterans, service members and their families who have bravely served and sacrificed for our country.”

Last’s year’s event brought more than 300 club members and 200 Marines to enjoy a day of golfing and a banquet dinner, raising almost $150,000 Hope For The Warriors.

Since 2008, Eagle Oaks Honor Day has raised more than $550,000 for Hope For The Warriors.

To register, for sponsorship opportunities or more information, visit hopeforthewarriors.org/honorday2017or contact Jennifer Friedel, jfriedel@hopeforthewarriors.org.

For more information on Hope For The Warriors, visit hopeforthewarriors.org, Facebook or Twitter.

Media Contacts:

Hope For The Warriors                                             Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club

Erin McCloskey                                                           Joe Callahan

(336) 207-5222                                                            (908) 966-2145

erin@aspirecommunications.org

 

About Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club:

Nestled in the New Jersey town of Farmingdale in Monmouth County, Eagle Oaks
is everything a private golf and country club should be: a Championship caliber golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus and John Miller, a stunning
Southern Colonial-inspired clubhouse, and lush landscaping on 350 acres near the New Jersey coastline. Visitwww.eagleoaks.com

About Hope For The Warriors:

Founded in 2006, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for post 9/11 veterans, service members and military families. Since its inception, Hope For The Warriors has served more than 10,000 through a variety of support programs focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement and connections to community resources. The nonprofit’s first program, A Warrior’s Wish, has granted 165 wishes to fulfill a desire for a better quality of life or support a quest for gratifying endeavors. In addition, Run For The Warriors has captured the hearts of more than 22,000 since 2010. For more information, visit hopeforthewarriors.org, Facebook or Twitter.                                                     ###