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$538,000 to Area Charities

The Marathon Classic a

nnually donates

proceeds from the LPGA tournament to

area children’s charities in northwest Ohio.

This year they were able to donate a total of

$538,000 to 20 area organizations.

The largest contribution of $75,000 was

given to the Ronald McDonald House, which

brings total contributions since 1984 to that

deserving charity to $1.476 million. The

Ronald McDonald house provides housing

for families of children subjected to long

hospital stays. They were one of the original


Judd Silverman hold the first tournament and

continue to support the tournament.

2015 Tournament General Chairman, Jim

Hoffman also announced that this year’s check

to the Jamie Farr Scholarship Fund of $25,000

brings that total to $788,000 since 1995. The

fund annually awards five $3,000 college

scholarships to area students.

The generous support of several local

corporations including, Anheuser-Busch,

Beam Suntory, The Blade, Brooks Insurance,

Buckeye Cable, Dana, Fathead, Fifth Third

Bank, Hollywood Casino, Hylant, The Image

Group, KeyBank, Kroger, Labatt, Marathon,

McDonald’s, Mercy Health, Northwest

Ohio Chevy Dealers, O-I, Owens Corning,

Pepsi, ProMedica, University of Toledo and

Welltower, help bring the best women golfers

to Toledo every July and make this huge

donation to local children’s charities possible.

In its 30-year history, the Marathon Classic

has generated $9.2 million dollars for 152

local children’s charities. The 2016 Marathon

Classic will once again be hosted by Highland

Meadows Golf Club on July 11-17.

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