Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give Celebrates Father's Day

The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give is providing families the perfect setting to celebrate Father's Day this year with a variety of activities that will take place all weekend long at Blythefield Country Club.

PRESS RELEASE

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 9, 2016)

— The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give is providing families the perfect setting to celebrate Father’s Day this year with a variety of activities that will take place all weekend long at Blythefield Country Club:

Fathers in FREE

— On June 19, all fathers, who attend the tournament with a child, will receive free admission to the Meijer LPGA Classic.

Father’s Day Brunch with Marcus Samuelsson

— Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson will host a Father’s Day Brunch and culinary demonstration from 10 a.m. to noon June 19, in conjunction with the Grand Taste at the Meijer LPGA Classic. Tickets are limited and cost $25 apiece at

meijerLPGAclassic.com

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Meijer LPGA Kid’s Center

— The activity center, sponsored by Unilever, will feature a free Father’s Day card-making station June 15-19.

“What better way to honor Father’s Day weekend than with world-class golf, delicious West Michigan cuisine, and activities the whole family can enjoy,” Tournament Director Lesley Baker said. “By offering free tournament admission to fathers on Sunday and Father’s Day Brunch with celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson, families can celebrate this special day together in a unique and memorable way.”

The 2016 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give will feature a full field of 144 golfers competing in a four-day, 72-hole competition.

Similar to last year, proceeds from the tournament — and each of the week’s festivities – will benefit the Meijer Simply Give program that restocks the shelves of food pantries throughout the Midwest. The

Meijer LPGA Classic for

Simply Give has raised more than $1.3 million

for the Simply Give program.

For more information on the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give or to purchase tickets, please visit

meijerLPGAclassic.com

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To view a video recapping the 2015 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give, please visit

meijerLPGAclassic.com

, and a

video on the Meijer hunger relief efforts, including Simply Give, please visit

http://newsroom.meijer.com/meijer-simply-give-video

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