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(NORCROSS, GA, January 26, 2016) – Waffle House® restaurants and pro golfer  Brooke Pancake are kicking off the 2016 LPGA season with a charity auction benefitting  Siskin Children’s Institute of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Auction items include Brooke’s 2015 Waffle House themed golf bags plus a round of golf for the winner and two guests with Brooke. Fans can begin bidding today, January  26th with the winning bids determined on Tuesday February 16th.

“We are looking forward to the second year of our partnership with Brooke,” says Waffle House President and CEO Walt Ehmer. “The energy she brings to her game, and the  desire she has to help others makes her a great addition to the Waffle House family.”

All proceeds from the auction benefit Siskin Children’s Institute. Siskin Children’s Institute achieves its mission through education, pediatric healthcare services, home &  community-based programs and outreach services in the field of developmental  disabilities. Brooke reconnected with Siskin through her partnership with PlayCore of  Chattanooga, a manufacturer of play and recreation equipment that has created  inclusive play and recreation spaces for facilities throughout the world, including the  Siskin Institute.

"I have grown up witnessing the amazing love, care, and support that Siskin has provided to special needs children and their families,” says Pancake. “I have such a  passion for kids and feel so blessed to have a platform through golf to bring recognition  for the great things Siskin is doing. To be able to work with two of my sponsors, Waffle  House and PlayCore, in this endeavor makes it that much more special.”

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About Waffle House® restaurants

Headquartered in Norcross, GA, Waffle House® restaurants have been serving Good Food Fast® since 1955. Today the Waffle House system operates more than 1,750 restaurants in 25 states and is the  world’s leading server of waffles, T-bone steaks, hashbrowns, cheese ‘n eggs, country ham, pork chops,  and grits.

About Siskin Children’s Institute

Founded in 1950, Siskin Children’s Institute, a non-profit organization, achieves its mission locally and nationally through four initiatives: education, outreach, health care and home visiting. The Institute  provides early childhood education where children with and without disabilities learn together; family  support and professional development programs; developmental pediatric health care; home and  community based early intervention. For more information about Siskin Children's Institute, visit

About PlayCore

PlayCore helps build stronger communities around the world by advancing play through research, programs, and partnerships. The company infuses this learning into their complete family of brands.  PlayCore combines best in class planning and education programs with the most comprehensive array of  recreation products available to create solutions that match the unique needs of each community they  serve. To learn more, log on to