FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Myrtle Beach Operation Helmet Group Holds Golf Fundraiser

Donations will be used to buy helmet upgrade kits for troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Myrtle Beach, SC (PRWEB) September 5, 2006 -- Operation-Helmet.org, its Myrtle Beach chapter, and the Black Bear Golf Club, will host a Funderaiser Golf Tournament. Proceeds will used to purchase helmet upgrade liners to help protect our military heroes in the global war on terror.

The event will be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2006 with a 1:30 pm shotgun start. The format will be four person, modified, Captain's Choice.

The cost is $200.00 per team with golf, food, and prizes are included.

For more information about the tournament or to register a team for the tournament, please contact Patrick Wilkinson and his staff at Black Bear Golf Club at 843-756-0550.

About Operation Helmet

Operation Helmet is a nonpartisan, 501(c)3 charitable grassroots effort that provides helmet upgrade kits free of charge to U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Operation Helmet depends on tax-deductible donations and is a team member of AmericaSupportsYou.mil. For $70-$100, depending on the manufacturer, added safety and comfort can be provided for a trooper. But donations of any amount are welcome. The donation can be designated for a specific branch of the military, a particular unit or an individual trooper. 99% of donations go toward helmet kits. There are no salaries or payroll costs deducted and the Operationís books are available for inspection at the home office. To date, Operation Helmet has sent upgrade kits to over 24,000 troops.

Contacts:
Operation-Helmet.org
Mark Meaders,
(703) 350-4912
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Operation-Helmet Myrtle Beach,
Chris Panos
843-267-0045
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