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October 31, 2018

Legal Aid Golf Classic Nets $46,000 for Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Legal Aid Golf Classic Proceeds

(Pictured above from left to right) MBA President Mary C. Pugh, Esq. and MBF Treasurer Michael F. Rogers, Esq. present a check for $46,000 to LASP Executive Director Shawn Boehringer, Esq.

Norristown, PA - The Montgomery Bar Association (MBA) and Montgomery Bar Foundation (MBF) are pleased to announce that $46,000 was raised as a result of the 2018 Legal Aid Golf Classic. The net total includes matching funds from the Montgomery Bar Association and all proceeds go to Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (LASP). A check for the proceeds was presented to LASP Executive Director Shawn Boehringer, Esq. during a recent meeting of the bar association's Board of Directors.

In the past ten years alone, the Legal Aid Golf Classic has raised $368,000 for LASP and its mission to "provide quality legal representation to low-income and vulnerable people in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties, to empower them to solve probmlems without legal representation through legal education and increased access to the courts, and to change community practices and systems that cause or aggravate poverty."

The MBA & MBF would like to acknowledge and thank all 2018 Legal Aid Golf Classic participants, sponsors, and donors for their incredibly generous support and continued commitment to the mission and work of Legal Aid.

Legal Aid Golf Classic Proceeds

 

About the Montgomery Bar Association
Established in 1885 to professionalize the county’s practice of law, the Montgomery Bar Association (MBA) is one of our nation’s oldest and most respected bar associations, representing over 2,100 legal professionals in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Now, as then, the MBA exists to uphold legal and ethical standards in our legal community. As the third largest Bar in Pennsylvania, the MBA has a longstanding tradition of service to its membership and the community. For members, the MBA offers an important arena for networking, professional development and education. For the community, the MBA serves as a trusted legal resource, offering education, legal assistance and funds, and resources for individuals and agencies in need.  The Association is actively engaged in public service through community outreach, free educational events offered throughout the year, programs like the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project, the Mock Trial Competitions for high-school students, and more. For more information on the Montgomery Bar Association, visit www.montgomerybar.org.