Portland, CT (May 19, 2015) – 2015 Daytona 500 Champion Joey Logano will be heading back to his home state of Connecticut to attend his foundation’s inaugural Golf Tournament, Dinner & Auction. This special day of golf, dinner and auction prizes is set for Thursday, July 16th. The Golf Tournament will run from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Quarry Ridge Golf Course, Portland, CT and the Dinner and Auction will follow at Saint Clements Castle in Portland from 4:30 – 8:00 p.m. Guests may attend the Golf Tournament, Dinner and Auction or the just the Dinner and Auction. The event will provide an opportunity for fans and supporters to meet Joey and other local sports stars at the golf event; enjoy a dinner and auction with emcee Mike Massaro of NBC Sports; get to know Joey at the dinner, as he tells his story on and off the track; and participate in an evening autograph session with Joey. Proceeds from this event will benefit The Connection.

The Connection, a Connecticut-based nonprofit human service and community development agency, provides the support and resources individuals and their families need to improve their lives. Each month thousands of people throughout Connecticut are assisted by The Connection’s diverse behavioral health, family support and community justice programs. These programs reunite families, break the generational cycles of abuse and neglect, create safer, healthier communities and assist with mental illness and addiction issues. For additional information about The Connection, visit www.theconnectioninc.org or call our Toll-free Helpline: (855) Help955 or (855) 435-7955.

“It’s an honor for me to host this event in Connecticut where my racing career began and give back to the community which helped me get where I am today.” said Logano. “I’m looking forward to spending this fun day in Connecticut to help raise money for a great cause.”

For more information about how to sponsor, register and participate in the event, please visit www.joeyloganofoundation.com/ or contact lauren@joeylogano.com.