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KNOX, Inc. will host its first annual KNOX Golf Classic “FORE! A Greener Hartford” May 20 at Goodwin Park Golf Course in Hartford. The tournament will kick off with a shotgun start at 10:00 a.m., and coffee and refreshments will be available starting at 9:00 a.m.


Unique prizes and silent auction items, raffle items, and delicious appetizers and beverages will make this an event you won’t want to miss. There will also be a “19th Hole Cocktail Hour & Awards Celebration” after golf playing wraps up.


Individual player registrations are $125 and foursomes are $400. All tournament proceeds support KNOX’s mission to serve the Hartford community.


KNOX provides Hartford residents with targeted job training programs in green industries like urban farming and landscaping, provides access to community gardens for families to address local food insecurities, and supports Hartford’s sustainable development through tree planting and environmental projects.


“While the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted fundraising events for many non-profits, there is still an opportunity to safely support a greener, cleaner, and healthier Hartford by coming out to our first-ever golf tournament,” said KNOX Executive Director Patrick Doyle. “We’re holding the tournament at Goodwin Park Golf Course where we employ Hartford residents in our workforce development program.”


For more information, to register to play, or for sponsorship information, visit or call 860-951-7694.




About KNOX

KNOX uses horticulture as a catalyst for community engagement, forging partnerships between residents, businesses, and government to build stronger, greener, healthier and more beautiful neighborhoods in Hartford. Since its founding in 1966, KNOX has been a key partner in improving the City of Hartford and is a nationally recognized leader in the field of community greening. Principal services include neighborhood beautification and reforestation, park improvement efforts, development of greenways, the oversight and maintenance of both community gardens and public green spaces, and the successful administration of a youth development and green jobs training program. More information is available at



Maria Burke

Advancement & Marketing Director

860-951-7694 ext. 125