November 01, 2019 | Press Release.pdf
Princeton, NJ – On Monday, October 7th, 2019, Community Options, Inc hosted its annual iMatter Golf Classic in support of people with disabilities. For the second consecutive year, the golf tournament was held at the TPC Jasna Polana in Princeton, New Jersey.
Over ninety golfers participated in the tournament, which began with a shotgun start at 11:30am. After eighteen holes, the golfers returned for a reception and dinner where they had the opportunity to meet with executives and board members from Community Options. The evening included awards, a silent auction, and a live auction presented by iMatter Fall Golf Classic Chair Philip Lian, who also serves as Chairman for Community Options Enterprises. In total, Community Options raised over $100,000 to support people with disabilities.
“It was wonderful to see our guests having a great time golfing and even more wonderful to see their enthusiasm for supporting people with disabilities,” said Brian Dion, Chief Development Officer for Community Options. “The event was a huge success and we are looking forward to next year’s outing which will take place once again at Jasna Polana on June 1st. We are thankful for our event chairman, Phil Lian and his continued support that makes events like this possible.”
TPC Jasna Polana is a 230-acre private golf club in Mercer County. It was designed by notable PGA golfer Gary Player. TPC Jasna Polana played host to PGA TOUR Champions Instinet Classic for 3 years from 2000-2002 and also hosted a Shell’s Wonderful World of Golf match in 1999. It was originally built in the early 1970s as a country home until 1998 when it was converted to a golf course. The pro shop has been named one of the “100 Best Golf Shops in America” by Golf World Business. It is located at 4519 Province Line Road in Princeton.
About Community Options, Inc.:
For over 30 years, Community Options has developed housing and employment supports for people with disabilities – serving thousands of people through over 40 offices across 10 states. Community Options provides advocacy assistance to empower people with disabilities because all people – regardless of ability level – should live and work in the community with dignity, choice and self-determination. For more information please visit our website: www.comop.org and to follow along with the #AllItTakes campaign, search #AllItTakes on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.