7th Annual Simmons Employee Foundation Golf Tournament Supports Fallen, Wounded Military Heroes

All Proceeds to Benefit the Joshua Chamberlain Society

Alton, Ill., June 6, 2011 – The Simmons Employee Foundation has selected the Joshua Chamberlain Society to benefit from the 7th Annual Simmons Employee Foundation Golf Tournament, which will take place June 17 at Sunset Hills Country Club in Edwardsville.

The Chamberlain Society is a St. Louis-area nonprofit organization dedicated to helping severely wounded military service members and the families of military members killed in action. Past service projects include bathroom and other renovations to make injured soldiers’ homes more accessible, transportation to and from doctor appointments, and other projects to improve service members’ quality of life.

The tournament, organized in a 4-person scramble format, will take place Friday, June 17. Tee times are 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Registration costs $100 per player or $400 per foursome. Entry fees include green fees, cart rental, lunch or dinner, soda or beer on the course and a complimentary gift. One hundred percent of the net proceeds will benefit the Chamberlain Society.

Cash prizes will be awarded to first and second place teams in each flight. Teams paid by June 10 will be entered in a drawing to win four St. Louis Cardinals baseball tickets.

For more information or to register contact Amy Stiebel or Theresa Knight at 618-693-3104.

Visit www.chamberlainsociety.org for more information about this year’s charity.

About Simmons Employee Foundation

In late 2004, the employees of the Simmons firm came together to create a single, streamlined way for them to give back to the communities they are so proud to call home.  As a result of their creativity and heartfelt commitment, the Simmons Employee Foundation (SEF), has provided nearly $1 million of financial support and countless volunteer hours to local charitable organizations.

About the Firm

The Simmons firm is one of the country’s leading asbestos and mesothelioma litigation firms. With offices in Illinois, Missouri and California, the firm has represented over 2,000 patients and families affected by mesothelioma in nearly every state. The Simmons firm has pledged over $15 million to cancer research and proudly partners with top mesothelioma medical experts throughout the country in order to find a cure. For more information about the Simmons firm, visit https://www.simmonsfirm.com.