Little City honors Kent P. Dauten at 50th Golf Invitational in Long Grove

Hundreds of golfers and supporters will attend Little City’s 50th Golden Anniversary Invitational Golf Tournament on June 17

Submitted by Little City

The Little City Invitational Golf Tournament will celebrate its 50th consecutive year raising funds for the disabilities community. On June 17, the golf community will gather at Twin Orchard Country Club, 22353 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove, to support children and adults with autism and other disabilities.

Little City will honor Kent P. Dauten, managing director and co-founder of Keystone Capital Inc., with the Morrie Kellman Humanitarian Award, in memory of Morrie Kellman, longtime friend, founding member and creator of the Invitational Golf Tournament.

“I am honored to be a part of the Golden Anniversary celebration and proud to support Little City in its work with children and adults with developmental and other disabilities” Dauten said.

“Kent Dauten and Keystone Capital Inc. have been major supporters for this golf tournament over the years,” Little City executive director Shawn E. Jeffers said. “We are happy to recognize such a great Little City friend with our most prestigious accolade.”

Sponsorships, foursomes and individual player registrations are still available. Guests will enjoy 18 holes of golf, followed by a cocktail reception, dinner, musical entertainment, and silent and live auctions, featuring opportunities to play at exclusive golf clubs and an awards ceremony.

Individual golf tickets are $750 per golfer or $3,000 per foursome. Tickets for dinner are available at $150 per seat. Numerous sponsorship opportunities are available for companies interested in supporting the event. All proceeds benefit children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities at Little City.

Various companies and organizations are sponsoring this event. Underwriting Sponsors include: Keystone Capital Inc. and Madison Dearborn Partners. Double Eagle Sponsors include: Rita & John Canning/The Canning Foundation and The Private Bank. Eagle Sponsors include: Goldman Sachs and Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Birdie Sponsors include: Crowe Horwath and Walgreens. Par Sponsors include: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois, Career Builder, Diversey, Green Courte Partners, Lockton, Pearlmark Real Estate Partners and SNR Denton.

Register for the Little City Invitational Golf Tournament at

For more information, visit or contact Sally Blake at or (847) 221-7831.

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