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Golfers and Non-Golfers are Invited to Margaritaville-Inspired Event Hosted by The Elizabeth Hospice

Proceeds Provide Critically Needed Services for Our Community’s Grieving Children and Teens


On Friday, September 21, Maderas Golf Club in Poway, CA, will be transformed into “Margaritaville” for Swing Fore Hope Golf Classic. This tournament, auction and dinner is being hosted by The Elizabeth Hospice, a nonprofit healthcare leader that provides comfort and counsel to children and adults facing life’s most difficult challenge, and restores hope to grieving children and adults who are feeling lost and alone.  Funds raised at this special event benefit the organization’s comprehensive Children’s Bereavement Program, the only one of its kind in San Diego County and Southwest Riverside County.
The Swing for Hope Golf Classic, with DAV (Disabled American Veterans) as Title Sponsor and Horizon Optical and Medical Equipment as Lead Sponsor, has a Shotgun Start at 12:30 pm. In addition to 18 holes of golf, tournament participants will enjoy a Burger Bar hosted by Harrah’s, and Hot Shot Air Cannon competition challenge.
Beginning at 5:30 pm, there’s a cocktail reception, delicious dinner, live auction and awards. Non-golfers are encouraged to join the fun. Some of the amazing silent auction items include: golf for four at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar, NASCAR Experience at the Irwindale Speedway, and Taco & Tequila Tasting for 10 at Old Town Tequila Factory. During the live auction, attendees will have the opportunity to bid on a 20-guest package to the Padres Luxury Suite. Raffle prizes include a stand-up paddleboard, 5 day/4 night vacation in Cancun and 1-Carat Diamond. Even non-attendees can try their luck by purchasing raffle tickets.    
Registration is now open . To register or purchase raffle tickets, visit
“Caring for our community’s children is a key element of The Elizabeth Hospice’s mission,” said Jan Jones, President  & Chief Executive Officer of The Elizabeth Hospice. “We offer a wide range of bereavement services through our Children’s Bereavement Program. These include: in-school grief support groups in 17 school districts, peer support groups in our Children’s Bereavement Centers in Escondido and Mission Valley, Camp Erin ® San Diego, a summer bereavement camp, and one-on-one counseling. Thanks to the individuals and businesses who support Swing Fore Hope Golf Classic we are able to provide services free-of-charge to everyone, including families who do not have an affiliation with The Elizabeth Hospice.”
To more information and sponsorship opportunities, contact us at or 760-796-3722.

The Elizabeth Hospice
The Elizabeth Hospice ( is the region’s most experienced and largest nonprofit hospice and palliative care provider of medical, emotional and spiritual support for the seriously ill and their families in San Diego County and Southwest Riverside County. Since 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has touched the lives of more than 97,000 patients and their families in the communities we serve, regardless of their ability to pay, and providing specialty services such as veterans outreach, palliative care, pediatric and perinatal hospice care, and counseling and grief support for all ages, regardless of the type of illness or death experienced. To learn more, call 800-797-2050 or visit out website at

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