Announcing 17th Annual Tees and Tiles Charity Golf and Mah Jongg Tournament Open for Registration

Event to benefit America’s fallen heroes and families and support youth programs

DALLAS, TEXAS - August 16th - Temple Shalom announced today it will partner with Gary Sinise Foundation's Snowball Express program to hold Tees and Tiles, a fundraiser to benefit fallen American heroes and their families as well as Temple Shalom Youth Programs. The charity event will feature a golf and mah jongg tournament with a day of competitive fun followed by a silent auction, dinner and live entertainment. It will take place on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at the Clubs of Prestonwood - The Creek located at 15909 Preston Road in Dallas. This is the 17th charity event held annually that benefits not-for-profits. It has cumulatively raised more than $500,000.

The tournament is now open for registration online at The entry fee for the golf tournament is $175 for an individual player and $75 for mah jongg and includes the entire day’s festivities and the evening’s dinner and entertainment. For those non-players wanting a fun night of dinner and entertainment for a good cause, the cost is $50. The tournaments will both take place on the picturesque Clubs of Prestonwood - The Creek which boasts an outstanding clubhouse and a course that includes 18 exceptionally managed holes on 419 Bermuda Tiff Fairways and Penncross Bentgrass Greens.

Recognition of current sponsors

As of this announcement, the event is underwritten sponsored by numerous organizations and individuals that should be recognized for their contribution to the event:

Event Underwriters

Golf Cart Underwriter: Munn & Morris Financial Advisors

Putting Contest Underwriter: Dallas Jewish Funerals

Lunch Underwriter: Texas Jewish Post

Longest Drive Underwriter: ATA Sales

Hole-in-One Underwriter: Barry & Paddy Epstein


Eagle Sponsor: Paul & Raelaine Radnitz

Birdie Sponsor: Joe Funk Construction, Inc., VAR Staffing, The MarketBurst Group, Frost Bank,  E.&J. Gallo, RM LLC

Bar Sponsors: Invesco, Stromberg Stock, Herrada Printing

Tee Box Sponsors: Eaton Vance, Oppenheimer Funds, Delaware Funds, Dallas Jewish Monthly, Thornberg Investments

Winds Sponsor: Dorothy Garsson, Julie Eichelbaum, Cristie Schlosser

Cracks Sponsor - Atlas Plumbing, Barry & Paddy Epstein

Bam Sponsor: Robinson Clay

Dot Sponsor – Jeri Lyn Sebert

Additional sponsorship and underwriter opportunities available at many levels

Sponsorships and underwriting are vital to the success of the tournament. As a sponsor, you and those you invite will be our special guests for the event and the evening’s activities. Your sponsorship donation, excluding the value of goods and services, may also be tax deductible. Underwriting helps cover expenses, thereby increasing the event’s proceeds to benefit.

In addition, both underwriters and sponsors are recognized throughout the campaign in event material, social media, advertising, and on our website.

For more information about the Tees and Tiles event, sponsoring the event, or to register as a participant, visit


About Gary Sinise Foundation’s Snowball Express Program

Established in 2006, Snowball Express serves the children, spouses and Gold Star families of fallen military service members who made the ultimate sacrifice since 9/11. Snowball Express seeks to create opportunities for joy, friendship, education and communal healing for those left behind by connecting these families to one another. For more information, visit


About Temple Shalom Dallas Youth Programs

Temple Shalom welcomes youth of all ages with diverse programming designed to foster social, spiritual, and educational growth and to help develop the future Jewish leaders of our congregation and the Jewish community. Our goal is to help create a fun and stimulating atmosphere that encourages our young people to develop strong positive bonds with each other, the Temple and Jewish tradition. For more information, visit