BANGALOR, India (January 25, 2011) — RCI, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange and one of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE:WYN) will serve as title sponsor for the RCI Christel House Open tournament at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) on January 29, 2011. The event is the last in a series of 17 golf tournaments worldwide that RCI sponsored in support of Christel House in 2010.
All proceeds from the tournament will be used to directly benefit the children of Christel House, a not-for-profit organization that helps children around the world break the cycle of poverty and become self-sufficient, contributing members of society. Christel House has a Learning Centre in Bangalore that provides education, nutrition, health care and character and life-skills development for children.
“We are very proud to sponsor this tournament and are looking forward to a great turnout,” said Radhika Shastry, managing director of RCI for India. “We know our efforts here will help to improve the lives of the children and families that are part of the Christel House program.”
For more information on the Bangalore tournament, please contact Mr. Indur Hirani at +919845045484.
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About Christel House
Christel House International is a 501(c)3 public charity helping children around the world to break the cycle of poverty and become self-sufficient, contributing members of society. Christel House learning centers – located in India, Mexico, South Africa, the United States and Venezuela – provide education, nutrition, health care and character and life-skills development for children. The organization has received a Four Star rating from Charity Navigator and celebrated its tenth year anniversary in 2008.
For more information on The RCI Christel House Open, please visit www.chopen.org