Press Release

Golf Tournament Raises More Than $50,000

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DENVER, Colo., July 11, 2016 – Mount Saint Vincent, a leading provider of clinical treatment for children with severe emotional and behavioral challenges due to trauma, mental illness, abuse or neglect, announced it raised more than $50,000 at its tenth annual “Play a Round for Kids” charity golf tournament.

The event, held Monday, June 27, 2016, at the Omni Interlocken Golf Club, drew well over 100 participants. CoBank was the title sponsor, and there were 18 other individual and corporate sponsors. The funds raised will be used for the care and clinical treatment of the children at Mount Saint Vincent.

“It’s a beautiful day on a beautiful course,” said first-time tournament participant Chris Bye, “and the views up here are absolutely fantastic.”

“We’re grateful for all the players and event sponsors who came out to support this effort,” said Mount Saint Vincent Director of Development Kay Mcdowell. “We are blessed to have such a wide network of individuals who consistently offer us generous support.”

Next year’s tournament will be held June 19, 2017 at the same course.

About Mount Saint Vincent
Mount Saint Vincent, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency founded in 1883 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, provides treatment and education for children facing severe emotional and behavioral challenges due to trauma, mental illness, abuse or neglect. Mount Saint Vincent is a leader in the application of the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) and trauma-informed care. The agency is one of only seven organizations worldwide designated as a flagship site for NMT, an honor bestowed by the ChildTrauma Academy of Houston, Texas. Mount Saint Vincent’s continuum of care offers residential treatment, day treatment, foster care, parent education, community training, in-home treatment, a K-8 school, and community early learning center.
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Contact:
Elizabeth Roberts, Marketing & Communications Specialist
E-mail: eroberts@msvhome.org
Phone: 303-458-7220 ext. 241

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Date Set for “Play a Round for Kids” Charity Golf Tournament

Ninth annual event to be held at The Ridge at Castle Pines North on June 19, 2015

DENVER, Colo., February 5, 2015 – Mount Saint Vincent, a leading provider of treatment and education for children who suffer from abuse, neglect, or mental illness, announced the date and location for its charity golf tournament to benefit the children in treatment at the agency. The event is slated for Friday, June 19, 2015, at the Ridge at Castle Pines North in Castle Rock, Colorado. The $250 registration fee will cover the greens fee, golf cart rental, boxed lunch, awards dinner, a silent auction, and prizes. If a lucky player hits a hole-in-one on a specified par 3, he or she will win a five-day, four-night golf vacation to Pebble Beach, California. Play kicks off with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start.

“Participation in our charity tournament grows every year,” said Donor Relations and Events Manager Angela Frederick. “We expect a full field of 144 players.”
The Ridge at Castle Pines North is a challenging par 71, Troon Golf-managed course. Every year since its opening in 1997, The Ridge has been voted the number-one upscale public golf facility in Colorado by the state’s two leading golf publications.

“This tournament is a great way to support the children at Mount Saint Vincent while playing an amazing golf course,” said eight-time tournament participant Mike Anderson.
Corporate sponsorships are available; contact Angela Frederick at 303-964-1122 or e-mail afrederick@msvhome.org for information. Those interested in playing in the tournament can register for the event by visiting www.msvhome.org and clicking on “Ways to Help.”

About Mount Saint Vincent
Mount Saint Vincent, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency founded in 1883 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, provides treatment and education for children who are victims of abuse, neglect, or suffer with mental health issues. Mount Saint Vincent is a leader in the application of the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) and trauma-informed care. The agency is one of only four organizations worldwide designated as a flagship site for NMT, an honor bestowed by the ChildTrauma Academy of Houston, Texas. Mount Saint Vincent’s continuum of care offers residential treatment, day treatment, in-home treatment, parent education, a K-8 school, and community early learning center. For more information, visit www.msvhome.org.
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Contact:
Elizabeth Roberts, Marketing & Communications Specialist
E-mail: eroberts@msvhome.org
Phone: 303-458-7220 ext. 241

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Mount Saint Vincent Hires Director of Business Development

DENVER, Colo., November 25, 2014 – Mount Saint Vincent, a leading treatment provider for children with severe emotional and behavioral challenges due to trauma, mental illness, abuse or neglect, announced it has hired Jim Uhernik as its director of business development. Uhernik will be responsible for raising awareness of the specialized trauma treatment services offered by the agency among agency stakeholders.

“Mount Saint Vincent offers world-class trauma treatment to children facing behavioral and emotional challenges,” said Executive Director Sister Amy Willcott. “It is our mission to help children in need. With Jim’s help, we hope to spread the word about our good work so we can assist as many children as possible.”

“Mount Saint Vincent does amazing work with kids and the agency is well respected by those who know us, but surprisingly few people are aware of what we do,” said Uhernik. “My goal is to reach out to county human services agencies and health professionals in the region and make them aware of the trauma-informed services that Mount Saint Vincent provides.”

Uhernik has 16 years if experience in the mental health field, most recently as director of business development and admissions for Excelsior Youth Centers, Inc. He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and criminology from Metropolitan State College of Denver and a master of arts degree in psychology from Regis University. Uhernik is a licensed professional counselor.

About Mount Saint Vincent
Mount Saint Vincent, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency founded in 1883 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, provides clinical treatment for children with severe behavioral issues due to abuse, neglect, trauma or mental illness. Mount Saint Vincent is a leader in the application of the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) and trauma-informed care. The agency is one of only seven organizations worldwide designated as a flagship site for NMT, an honor bestowed by the ChildTrauma Academy of Houston, Texas. Mount Saint Vincent’s extensive program offers residential treatment, day treatment, in-home treatment, parent education, a K–8 school, and a community early learning center. For more information, visit www.msvhome.org.

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