Events: Arizona - Phoenix - Scottsdale
- 8th Annual Driving Out Domestic Violence Gala and Golf Tournament
- 11.02.2018 - 11.03.2018
- Talking Stick Golf Club - Scottsdale
- Charity/Benefit Events
Mark your calendar and make plans now to attend the 8th Annual Driving Out Domestic Violence Gala and Golf Tournament on Friday, November 2nd and Saturday, November 3rd.
First, spend the day golfing with current and retired MLB, NFL, NBA, PGA and other professional athletes at the Celebrity Golf Tournament with a 10:30 a.m. shotgun start on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Talking Stick Golf Club located at 9998 E. Indian Bend Road in Scottsdale, AZ.
Golf is $1,000 for individual players and includes two gala tickets or $4,000 for a foursome and includes eight gala tickets. Awards reception and closing ceremonies following the golf tournament.
Then on Saturday, November 3rd join Driving Out Domestic Violence for an exclusive evening presented by Mobile Mini. Guests are invited to mix and mingle with celebrity athletes while enjoying live music, signature cocktails, a one-of-a-kind silent auction, entertainment, dinner and an amazing spread of desserts by Dominick's Steakhouse. The Celebrity Gala starts at 7:00 p.m.and will be held at Ross Aviation located at 14600 N Airport Drive in Scottsdale, AZ.
Tickets for the gala start at $500 per couple or $275 per guest for open seating or start at $2,500 for a reserved table for eight. Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Driving Out Domestic Violence was started to support Chrysalis’ domestic abuse programs in in 2011. Lauren Teahen and her husband, Mark, a retired professional baseball player, founded Driving Out Domestic Violence in honor of Lauren’s late mother, Shelley, a domestic abuse survivor. For the 2018 event, the Teahens will be joined by co-chairs Dr. Anthony and Victoria Admire.
To date, Driving Out Domestic Violence Celebrity Golf and Gala, has raised more than $1.8 millionf or Chrysalis and victims of domestic violence.
“Driving Out Domestic Violence raises funds that help keep victims of domestic abuse and their children safe all year long. We are incredibly grateful to the Teahens, the professional sports community, and all of the sponsors and guests who make this a fabulous and successful event. This year, we are looking forward to helping the most people we have ever served, which Driving Out Domestic Violence helps to make possible,” said Patricia Klahr, president and CEO of Chrysalis.
Chrysalis, a 36-year-old Arizona agency, leads the community to broad-based solutions to prevent domestic abuse. The lives of more than 1,400 individuals are positively impacted each year through the agency’s programs. Services include crisis shelter, transitional housing, outpatient counseling, offender treatment, victim advocacy, and lay-legal support.