SANFORD - Golfers, grab your clubs for a day of fun and fellowship for a good cause as the Central Carolina Community College Foundation hosts its 31st Annual Lee County Golf Classic on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Sanford Municipal Golf Course.
Since 1989, the Foundation has hosted an annual Golf Classic in Lee County, raising funds for scholarships and other financial assistance for the college's students.
The Foundation also hosts two additional Golf Classics in Chatham and Harnett counties.
There will be a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., with lunch served.
The format for the Lee County Golf Classic is four-person Captain's Choice. Top teams in each flight will receive prizes. There also will be contests for longest drive, closest-to-pin, and putting.
Sponsorships are available at various levels: $200 Silver Sponsor includes sponsorship recognition; $600 Gold Sponsor includes one foursome and sponsorship recognition; and $1,000 Platinum Sponsor includes two foursomes and sponsorship recognition. There also is a $500 Foursome Package, which includes green fees, cart rental, entry to putting contest, prizes, refreshments, and lunch.
"We are so grateful for all of the support we have received," said Dr. Emily Hare, Executive Director of the CCCC Foundation. "The tournament provides great financial support to the college, which is especially important amid the COVID-19 pandemic as students need more help than ever - especially for scholarships. We look forward to the golf tournament and hope everyone will come out and join us!"
Members of the Lee County Golf Classic Committee are Trey Williams (tournament chairman), Mikeal Basinger, Ken Britton, Christian Davenport, Dr. Emily Hare, Jon Hockaday, Tom Joyner, Chas Post, Bobby Powell, John Ramsperger, Lynda Turbeville, and CCCC President Dr. Lisa Chapman.
The Lee County Golf Classic registration form can be downloaded from the Foundation's web site, www.cccc.edu/foundation/events/golf-classics. Registration is also available by contacting Hare at 919-718-7230 or by email at email@example.com, or by contacting Jonathan Hockaday at 919-718-7231 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CCCC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization affiliated with, but independent of, Central Carolina Community College. It receives donations of money and equipment on behalf of the college and uses them to promote its educational mission and assist students through scholarships and grants.
For more information about the Foundation, its work and events, visit www.cccc.edu/foundation. For more information about classes and programs at Central Carolina Community College, visit www.cccc.edu.