Volunteers Needed for ShopRite LPGA Classic

HELP WANTED: 2012 ShopRite LPGA Classic Announces
Tournament Volunteer Registration Now Open

AtlantiCare Official Sponsor of the Volunteer Program

Galloway, NJ (February 9, 2012) - The ShopRite LPGA Classic returns to the famed Bay Course at Seaview Resort from May 28 to June 3, 2012, and its success depends heavily on the dedication of nearly 1,000 volunteers. Volunteers are needed to support a wide range of Tournament operations, including player scoring, clubhouse hospitality and assisting The Golf Channel with its television broadcast, among others.

"The success of the Tournament and its positive impact on the region is due to the continued and overwhelming support of ShopRite, our corporate partners and the flawless efforts of our loyal and dedicated volunteers," said Tim Erensen, Executive Director of the ShopRite LPGA Classic. "Each person plays a major role in making the ShopRite LPGA Classic one of South Jersey's most highly anticipated events of the year."

With the on-going support of AtlantiCare -- the Official Sponsor of the Volunteer Program -- the Tournament has assembled a valuable volunteer package. Each volunteer is required to purchase a $40 Official Volunteer Package that includes one official volunteer golf shirt; choice of hat or visor; free parking and entrance into the Tournament all week; two good any day grounds tickets to give away to family or friends; breakfast and lunch during days worked; and for those working a minimum of three shifts, a round of golf on the Tournament course -- Seaview's Bay Course -- for just one $25 cart fee.

"We're pleased to partner with the ShopRite LPGA Classic as it continues this wonderful event that benefits so many in our community - including some of the most fragile infants who spend time in AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit," said Lori Herndon, president and CEO, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center. "The Classic's tradition of making a difference in our community mirrors AtlantiCare's commitment to building healthy communities."

Registration is open to the public, and special programs are available for groups such as high school teams, clubs and community organizations. To register online, visit www.ShopRiteLPGAClassic.com. For questions about volunteering, contact Tournament Coordinator Bill Hansen at bill@shopritelpgaclassic.com or call 609.798.0222 x12.

For Tournament updates, ticket and volunteer information visit www.ShopRiteLPGAClassic.com or call the ShopRite LPGA Classic office at 609.798.0222.

About ShopRite

ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative, based in Keasbey, NJ and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With more than 230 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than five million customers each week. A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated more than $27 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999. As a title sponsor of the LPGA's ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $24 million for local schools, hospitals and community groups. For more information, please visit www.ShopRite.com.

About the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association)

The LPGA is the world's leading professional golf organization for women. Founded in 1950, the association celebrates a diverse and storied membership with more than 1,700 members representing 29 different countries. With a Vision to inspire, empower, educate and entertain by showcasing the very best of women's golf, LPGA Tour Professionals compete across the globe, while dedicated LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals (T&CP) directly impact the game through teaching, coaching and management. The Symetra Tour serves as the official developmental tour of the LPGA, consistently producing a pipeline of talent ready for the world stage. The LPGA Tour is enjoying significant momentum following the release of its 2012 schedule that features 27 tournaments - including 19 in North America - and a total purse increase of $6 million The LPGA is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida. Follow the LPGA on its television home, Golf Channel, and on the web via: www.LPGA.com, www.facebook.com/lpga.official, www.twitter.com/lpga, and www.youtube.com/lpgavideo

About Seaview

Seaview Resort in Galloway Twp., NJ is a historic seaside resort dating to 1915. In 2010 it was purchased by The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, which updated and made improvements to the property to continue its tradition of elegant accommodations for vacations, golf outings, weddings and corporate events. Operated by Dolce Resorts and Troon Golf, the resort seamlessly transitioned into the Stockton College community, where it plays an integral role in an expanding Hospitality and Tourism Management Studies program. Located on 670 wooded acres of New Jersey pinelands, the resort features 271 guestrooms and suites as well as 36 holes of championship golf on two world-renowned courses, and 27,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Additional information is available at www.dolceseaview.com.

Press Contacts:

Barbara Murphy 609-390-5633 / Mobile 609-705-0602 / barbara@shopritelpgaclassic.com

Cathleen Kiernan 609-601-8379 / Mobile 609-705-0601 / cathleen@shopritelpgaclassic.com

Topics: ShopRite LPGA Classic

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