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Children’s Charity Classic draws celebrities

Kristin Ingwell Goode of God’s Pantry received a grant from Doug Flynn, left, and Coach Matthew Mitchell, right, co-hosts of the Children’s Charity Classic June 24-25 in Lexington. God’s Pantry is one of the 38 charitable organizations that received grants at the Children’s Charity Classic’s tee-off reception.
Kristin Ingwell Goode of God’s Pantry received a grant from Doug Flynn, left, and Coach Matthew Mitchell, right, co-hosts of the Children’s Charity Classic June 24-25 in Lexington. God’s Pantry is one of the 38 charitable organizations that received grants at the Children’s Charity Classic’s tee-off reception.

Former NFL player Art Still, Tool Time’s Debbe Dunning and Back to the Future actor Marc McClure were among the dozens of celebrities who participated in the Children’s Charity Classic June 24-25 in Lexington.

The 36th annual Children’s Charity Classic week kicked off June 20 with a tee-off reception at Andover Golf & Country Club. At the reception, more than $370,000 was given to 38 local agencies that benefit Central Kentucky kids.

Other celebrities who participated in this year’s tournament include former Cincinnati Reds player Doug Flynn, Kentucky Sports Radio founder Matt Jones and University of Kentucky and NBA star Jack “Goose” Givens.

Over its history, the Children’s Charity Classic has raised more than $11 million for agencies benefiting children of Central Kentucky.

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