There are more than 5,000 animal shelters in the United States according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. But despite having such a large presence, many times they are forgotten when it comes to charitable donations.  Mark Anderson, who owns Andy’s Auto Body and Car Care of Alton and Maryville is trying to change that here in the Alton area, by hosting the 6th annual Andy’s Auto Body and Car Care Golf Tournament, with all proceeds going to the Alton 5A’s.

Anderson explains why he chose the 5A’s as the benefactor of his tournament.

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He says that they have raised a total of $35,000 for the 5A’s so far and that the goal this year is to raise $20,000.

The tournament will take place at Rolling Hills Golf Course on August 4th. Early registration ends on July 1st. For more information you can contact Andy’s Auto Body and Car Care of Alton at 465-7006.

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