The 1st Annual FORE Autism Charity Golf Tournament will be held on August 2 at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farms. Against the backdrop of one of the Washington, D.C.-area’s most prestigious golf clubs, the FORE Autism fundraiser will help enable autism researchers worldwide to share their data and results in a collaborative environment.
Hosted by the Autism Science Foundation and sponsored by OMNITEC Solutions, Inc., a multi-disciplined federal integrator, the FORE Autism Charity Golf Tournament will raise funds for grants for autism researchers to participate in the National Database for Autism Research (NDAR). OMNITEC worked with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop the NDAR (ndar.nih.gov
) portal to enable widespread collaboration among the scientific community through shared autism research data and results, with the goal of accelerating scientific discovery.
The FORE Autism Charity Golf Tournament will be held at TPC Potomac on August 2. The schedule of events include:
10:00 a.m.: Breakfast and Putting Practice
12:00 p.m.: Shot Gun Start* (lunch on cart, beverages along course)
Featured contests: Hole-In-One for a car, Hole-In- One on all Par 3s for prizes, $25,000 Putting Contest and Long Drive Contest
*Tournament Format: Best ball off T ~ Everyone plays own ball after T shot ~ Best score of group
Post 18 Holes: Cocktail Reception
Gala Dinner featuring Dr. Tom Insel, Director of the National
Institute of Mental Health
For more information about the 1st Annual FORE Autism Charity Golf Tournament along with registration and sponsorship details, visit www.foreautism.com
. Sponsors of the FORE Autism Charity Golf Tournament are TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm; RBC Wealth Management; Prometheus Research, LLC, Sapient Government Services and EuroMotorcars.
About Autism Science Foundation
The Autism Science Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded in April 2009 and dedicated to supporting and funding autism research. The mission of this public charity is to support autism research by providing funding and other assistance to scientists and organizations conducting, facilitating, publicizing and disseminating autism research. ASF also provides information about autism to the general public and serves to increase awareness of autism spectrum disorders and the needs of individuals and families affected by autism. To learn more about the ASF, go to www.autismsciencefoundation.org
About OMNITEC Solutions, Inc.
Based in Bethesda, Maryland, and incorporated in August 1999, OMNITEC Solutions, Inc., is a veteran and minority-owned and operated technology services firm providing Business Management, Information Technology, Technical, and Media Services solutions to commercial and government clients worldwide. OMNITEC Solutions, Inc., ranks No. 24 on Washington Technology’s 2008 list of Top 25 8(a) contractors. OMNITEC Solutions can be found at www.omnitecinc.com