Nashville, Tenn — The Waltrip Brothers’ Champion’s Dinner and Charity Championship will return to Nashville for it’s second annual dinner and golf tournament on October 19 and 20, 2011.
Formerly a private event, Darrell Waltrip announced last week via twitter that the event is now open for fans to play. “@mw55 and@AllWaltrip are excited to announce we have made it possible for our fans to play in the #WaltripBrother’sCharityGolfTournament!” Between the two brothers they have over 125,000 followers.
In it’s first year, the event raised thousands of dollars for beneficiaries Motor Racing Outreach and The National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The Waltrip Brothers’ Charitable Fund was created to support Darrell and Michael’s desire to give back to organizations that have they have been personally touched by. This year, beneficiaries include Motor Racing Outreach and Victory Junction.
The Waltrip Brothers’ Champion’s Dinner for all participants will take place on Wednesday, October 19, 2011. The Waltrip Brothers’ Charity Championship Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, October 20, 2011.
About Motor Racing Outreach
Motor Racing Outreach (MRO) is a non-profit organization founded in 1988 by NASCAR drivers and their wives in response to the need for a “church” for the many individuals and families traveling and competing on the NASCAR Sprint Cup and NASCAR Nationwide circuits. Over the years the work of MRO has grown to include various other racing series and numerous local tracks throughout the United States. Working with local churches and other ministry organizations, MRO has become instrumental in facilitating the same type of pastoral care and support to the millions of fans who follow NASCAR. (www.go2mro.com)
About Victory Junction
The mission of Victory Junction is to enrich the lives of children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses by providing life-changing camping experiences that are exciting, fun and empowering in a safe and medically sound environment at no cost to the children or their families. (www.victoryjunction.org)