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Tee Off with the RPO

Rochester, NY; June 27, 2006 – Tee off to benefit the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra’s educational programs in the 13th annual RPO Golf Tournament on Monday, July 24 at Cobblestone Creek Country Club in Victor, NY. This special fundraiser supports the RPO’s Tiny Tots and High School Concerts, and features the opportunity to golf with Rochester celebrities and RPO musicians, and enjoy a variety of food and live jazz.

A number of golf packages are available, including the opportunity to have an RPO musician join your foursome, reserve a tee sign or sponsor a contest. Tee sponsorships still are available at $195. Registration and lunch begin at 11 a.m., followed by an afternoon of golf. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks begin and 6 p.m. with dinner, live jazz with the John Beck Group, and awards following. Contests for both men and women include Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive, Best Putting, Best Team Score and $10,000 Hole in One.

The Tournament’s Platinum (lead) Sponsor is The Source Fine Jewelers and Citizen Watch Company. Gold Sponsors are American Portfolios, Birds Eye Foods, The Bonadio Group, M & T Bank, LiDestri Foods and Integrated Cabling & Communication Systems. Golf Cart Sponsor is Alliance Barter, and LaChase Construction sponsors the Hole in One contest.

Tournament fees range from $195 for one golfer to $740 for a foursome, or $900 for a foursome and a tee sponsorship. Tickets for dinner only are $45 per person. For more information or to register, call (585) 454-7311 x243, fax (585) 423-2256, or email