Haywood Christian Ministry golf tourney begins July 23
Haywood Christian Ministry will host its 20th annual golf tournament at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 and Wednesday, July 24 at Laurel Ridge Country Club and Waynesville Golf Resort and Spa in Waynesville.
Ladies play Tuesday at the Waynesville Golf Resort and Spa and the men play Wednesday at both golf courses.
After the tournaments, a celebration banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Laurel Ridge Pavilion. The evening will feature a silent and live auction, dinner buffet and awards ceremony recognizing sponsors.
“This tournament is a unique fund-raiser and is the ministry’s largest event of the year,” said Neil Budde, committee co-chair.
Underwriter sponsors cover much of the cost of the event, allowing most of the proceeds to directly benefit the work of Haywood Christian Ministry, Budde said.
Since 1970, Haywood Christian Ministry has been committed to serving those in crisis in Haywood County without regard to the individual’s race, religion, age, sex or national origin.
In 2012, the ministry assisted over 5,100 families with eviction prevention, heating fuel, food, prescription medication, clothing and more.
“Please consider giving in sponsorship or as a player in the tournament,” said Lisa James, executive director for the ministry. “Your donation will be such a blessing to those in need.
Sponsorships will receive recognition on tee boxes and at the banquet.
The entry fee is $125 and includes golf fees and a banquet ticket.
Additional banquet tickets are $25 each. Sponsorship opportunities are available ranging from $200 $5000. Completed forms with payment are due on or before Friday, July 19 to the attention of: John Berrong, Assistant Director of Haywood Christian Ministry; 150 Branner Ave.; Waynesville, NC 28786.
For those interested in playing in or sponsoring the event, call Haywood Christian Ministry at 456-4838.