Las Vegas - The Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, together with Shift4 Corporation, will offer public service officials an exclusive opportunity to enjoy a private hospitality venue at this year's golf tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 28 through Sunday, Oct. 2.

Police, fire and rescue, military, and others will enjoy free food and beverages inside the Public Safety Appreciation Station, previously reserved for corporate guests. The tournament and Shift4 are working with local safety agencies in Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City and North Las Vegas to present the venue and say thank you to these courageous men and women.

"We are thrilled to extend the Public Safety Appreciation Station this year to all public service officials," said Dave Oder, founder and CEO of Las Vegas-based Shift4, North America's largest independent payment gateway. "Providing funding for the venue is our way of showing our appreciation to the men and women of all public safety agencies and their diligent efforts to keep our communities safe every day."

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About the 2011 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open:
The 2011 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is the ongoing commitment between Timberlake and Shriners Hospitals for Childrenr to continue the tradition of a PGA TOUR event in Las Vegas. The collaboration between Shriners Hospitals for Childrenr as Title Sponsor and Host, along with Celebrity Host Justin Timberlake, creates a truly unique and world-class event for players and fans alike. A variety of well-known golfers will participate in the competition and help support the mission of Shriners Hospitals for Childrenr, while enjoying the signature flair that Las Vegas has to offer. The 2011 tournament is September 25 - October 2, 2011 at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas.

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About Shriners Hospitals for Childrenr:
Shriners Hospitals for Childrenr is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. The 22 hospitals in the United States, Canada and Mexico provide advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate.

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and relies on the generosity of donors. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.

About the PGA TOUR:
The PGA TOUR is a tax-exempt membership organization of professional golfers. Its primary purpose is to expand the PGA TOUR so as to substantially increase player financial benefits while maintaining our commitment to charity and integrity to the game.

In 2011, the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour collectively consist of more than 100 events staged in 34 states and in 12 countries outside of the U.S.

In addition to providing competitive opportunities for its membership, TOUR events also generate significant funds for local charities. In fact, the PGA TOUR and its tournaments have given nearly $1.5 billion in overall charitable contributions. The PGA TOUR's Web site address is and the company is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

About Shift4 Corporation:
Founded in Las Vegas in 1994, Shift4 Corporation is the world's largest independent card-present gateway, serving more than 20,000 clients in several industries, including Hospitality, Retail, Food & Beverage, Mail/Telephone Order, and e-Commerce. Boasting more than 350 POS/PMS integrations and maintaining absolute bank- and processor-neutrality, Shift4 is proudly merchant-centric, helping clients secure the best discount rates while providing industry-leading security, speed, and reliability. Recognized as a pioneer of Tokenization, Shift4 has processed more than three billion tokenized transactions since it coined the term in 2005. Shift4's DOLLARS ON THE NETr solution provides unparalleled pre- and post-settlement auditing capabilities, fraud protection, and drastically simplified PCI compliance. For more information, visit

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