Monday, September 22, 2014
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Productive links to crime-victim advocacy

Golfers are being sought for the Second Annual Madeline Degville Memorial Golf Tournament, a benefit for the Crime Victims' Center of Chester County that will be held Monday at the Broad Run Golf Course in West Chester.

Productive links to crime-victim advocacy


The Crime Victims' Center of Chester County is hoping to link up with golfers for the Second Annual Madeline Degville Memorial Golf Tournament. It will bee held Monday at the Broad Run Golf Course, 1520 Tattersall Way in West Chester. Proceeds will benefit the internationally recognized nonprofit.

Registration will open at 7:00 a.m., and the tournament will begin with at 8:00 a.m. with a shotgun start. Lunch will be served following the tournament as the golfers return to the clubhouse. In addition to door prizes, awards will given for first, second and third place, closest to pin, longest drive, and "beat the pro."

 The entry fee, which includes greens fee, cart with GPS, lunch, and a door-prize ticket,  is $100 per player or $360 for a foursome.  Checks should be made payable to: CVC of CC. For further details or to reserve a space for a foursome, please contact Beth or Sue at 610-692-1926.

 The tournament was established last year by Family Martial Arts Center in Downingtown in memory of local teen Madeline Degville, a student at the center. The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. is a private, community-based, non-profit agency that provides a broad range of supportive services—including hotline response; counseling and advocacy; and accompaniment to medical, police, and legal procedures—to victims of crime and their families in Chester County.  The agency also provides prevention/education programs to schools, church and community groups, and businesses and organizations in the County. CVC has been operating in Chester County since 1973. 







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Aubrey Whelan covers Chester County for the Inquirer. A native of a Philadelphia suburb so small it doesn't have a zip code, she grew up reading the Inquirer and was thrilled to take a job there in fall 2012. Previously, she covered crime, courts and D.C.'s Occupy movement for the Washington Examiner. Aubrey graduated from Penn State in 2011, where she worked for the award-winning campus newspaper and majored in journalism and French. Contact her at 215-495-5855 or You can also follow her on Twitter at

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