Prestigious Little City Invitational Golf Tournament Seeks Players, Sponsorships for June Event Supporting People with Disabilities
48th Annual Tournament – second longest running golf tournament in Illinois – honors Little City’s Special Olympics Golf Team
PALATINE, Ill.—May 19, 2011
Openings for individual players and foursomes are still available for the upcoming 48th Annual Little City Invitational (LCI) Golf Tournament. The renowned event, which supports people with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities, takes place Monday, June 13, at Twin Orchard Country Club in Long Grove.
About Little City
Being a leader for 59 years, Little City continues to be inspirational and transformational in developing its 56-acre therapeutic community in Palatine. From a modest beginning of three homes and 16 residents primarily with Down syndrome, Little City has grown into a recognized leader offering a wide array of innovative services to more than 1,000 clients weekly. In addition to the Palatine location, Little City has a Community Services Office in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, adult service centers in Palatine and Waukegan, and 13 adult community homes and one children’s group home located throughout suburban Cook and DuPage Counties.
Today, Little City’s comprehensive program portfolio includes vocational training and employment placement, foster care and adoption, home-based family support, health and wellness, recreation and therapeutic activities, disability awareness and community education, a day school and an award-winning arts program. Visit www.littlecity.org.