Ray Allen Golf Classic and Ray of Hope Luncheon Scheduled for January 27, 2014

NBA All-Star Ray Allen and his wife, Shannon, have teamed up with South Florida philanthropists Andria and Javier Holtz and their families to co-chair the Ray Allen Golf Classic and Ray of Hope Luncheon, benefiting the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) and JDRF.  To be held simultaneously, the two events will feature live and silent auctions, an array of fabulous food, cocktails, awards and so much more! 

The families decided to join efforts to raise funds for diabetes research and spread awareness of type 1 diabetes, which affects the Allens’ son, Walker, 6, and the Holtzes’ son, Andrew, 19.

The Allen Family: (left to right) Wystan, Shannon, Wynn, Tierra, Ray, Walker, Rayra

Monday, January 27, 2014

Ray Allen Golf Classic                                Ray of Hope Luncheon
10:00 a.m. – Registration begins               11:00 a.m. – Registration begins
11:30 a.m. – Shotgun Start
5:00 a.m. – Evening Reception  

La Gorce Country Club
5685 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33140

Sponsorships for both events are currently available.  Online registration is coming soon.

The Holtz Family: (left to right) Javier, Matthew, Nicole, Andrew, Andria

DRIF – 800-321-3437 or
JDRF – 954-565-4775 or

The DRIF’s mission is to provide the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) with the funding necessary to cure diabetes now. 
The JDRF’s mission is to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications through the support of research.

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