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Hedge Funds Care Announces 3rd Annual Southwest Golf Tournament and Banquet

Grant Making Charity Focused On The Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse Plans Annual Golf Tournament and Banquet on June 22, 2010 at the Inverness Hotel and Conference Center
Denver, June 17, 2010 - Hedge Funds Care, a global non-profit organization which raises funds and awareness within the alternative investment industry for programs that work to prevent and treat child abuse, announced today that its Southwest Chapter will hold its 3rd Annual Southwest Golf Tournament and Banquet on Tuesday June 22, 2010 at the Inverness Hotel and Conference Center (200 Inverness Drive West Englewood, CO 80112).  Shotgun will be at 1:30pm. 
 
Members of the alternative investments community will tee off at the elegant Inverness Golf Club which has hosted six State Open Championships, eight Colorado Section PGA Championships and been declared one of the "Top Resort Courses" in Colorado by Avid Golfer Magazine.  Local sponsors of this tournament include Altegris Capital, LLC, Houlihan Smith & Company, Inc., ALPS Fund Services Inc., Spicer Jeffries LLP, United States Commodity Funds LLC, Pyxis Global Financial Services, Holme Roberts & Owen, LLP, and Rothstein Kass & Co.  Also sponsoring this event is the Colorado Hedge Funds Roundtable, which will be held one day prior to the tournament on Monday, June 21st at 3pm.

"While it's always great to get together with friends and colleagues and play a few holes this particular game of golf bears extra importance." said Russ Clement of Spicer Jeffries, LLP and the Hedge Funds Care Southwest Chapter. "The money that will be raised in this tournament will go towards alleviating one of our great national tragedies - child abuse and neglect.  The alternative investment industry in Colorado is really stepping up to the plate by not only opening their wallets, but also their hearts."  Since its inception in 2005, the Southwest Chapter of Hedge Funds Care has distributed over $444,000 through 23 grants.
About Hedge Funds Care
Hedge Funds Care is an international charity supported largely by the alternative investment industry. Its sole mission is to support efforts to prevent and treat child abuse. Hedge Funds Care raises money, primarily through events, and awards grants in 11 major cities in the United States, Canada, the Cayman Islands, and the United Kingdom. Approximately 30 events are held annually. Hedge Funds Care's grantees service children of all ages and span the entire spectrum from preventive and educational services for at-risk families to forensic interviews and treatment of children who have already experienced abuse. We generally fund small, community-based organizations, where small grants can have a profound impact. In 2009, Hedge Funds Care awarded over  $2.6 million to 83 organizations. Since inception, Hedge Funds Care has awarded more than 600 grants totaling $21 million.  Hedge Funds Care is largely a volunteer-driven organization, with professionals from the hedge fund industry serving on the Board and on local committees that plan events and evaluate grant proposals. The organization has a small staff based in New York City.

To learn more, please visit www.HedgeFundsCare.org.

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