Former president George W. Bush to attend dinner honoring First Tee

Former President George W. Bush is scheduled to be one of the guests at an evening in June honoring the 10th anniversary of The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia.

The event will take place June 15 at the ACE Conference Center in Lafayette Hill. It coincides with the U.S. Open, which is being contested at nearby Merion Golf Club.

Also attending the evening are PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem  and Joe Louis Barrow, the CEO of The First Tee. Other prominent guests are scheduled to be announced at a later time.

The First Tee is an initiative that provides learning facilities and educational programs that develop youth through golf. The Greater Philadelphia chapter reaches more than 8,000 children per year.

Tickets for the evening can be purchased at $1,000 each, and there are options available regarding corporate sponsorships.

Information regarding tickets and the evening itself can be found at www.thefirstteephiladelphia.org.

--Joe Juliano

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