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GOLF OUTING 2016
Seventh Annual Sgt. Tommy's Kids Golf Outing
Our Seventh Annual Sgt. Tommy's Kids Golf Outing was held on Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at Village Greens Golf Course in Woodridge, IL. The event helped us raise money to support the efforts of Sgt. Tommy's Kids. More details to follow.
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FISHING DAY 2016
Tenth Annual Sgt. Tommy's Kids Family Fishing Day
Sgt. Tommy's Kids was proud to hold our Tenth Annual Family Fishing Day, created to teach children about the outdoors and get them excited about spending time outdoors. It is our mission – and our privilege – to encourage children to Take it Outside!
When: July 23rd, 2016
Where: Herrick Lake in Wheaton, IL
Who: Children 3-15 years
Why: To promote youth appreciation and education of the outdoors
All children were welcome to attend the event with their families. The Family Fishing Day was completely free, hosted in appreciation of services provided by military, police and fire personnel.
We enjoyed our summer and remembered to "Take it Outside!"
The Sgt. Thomas M. Gilbert Memorial Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that exists to promote youth appreciation and education of the outdoors. This is a new site and is growing every day. Please check back regularly for our latest updates.
Tom was the type to take on challenges with both enthusiasm and appreciation. He enjoyed working with children and had a great love for the outdoors. As Tom traveled the world, he was able to enjoy both of these. He was the type of person that when he was around children he would take them under his wing. Some of his best memories were of playing soccer with the children in Djibouti Africa when he was stationed there or being around the many kids he met during his time in Iraq.
In his honor, this foundation was created to combine two of his greatest joys and we will work hard to create something he would be proud of.