June 10, 2010
Golf tourney to benefit volunteer program
The ninth annual Faith in Action Volunteers Golf Classic and BBQ will he held Aug. 13 at Traditions at the Glen in Union, the Broome County Council of Churches announced. The tournament, which will be conducted in a four-person captain and crew format, kicks off at 1 p.m.
All proceeds benefit Faith in Action Volunteers, a network of about 300 volunteers who assist some 400 elderly, ill or disabled clients by providing transportation to medical appointments, help with grocery shopping and light housekeeping, home visits, minor home repairs and yard work.
Registration and a putting contest begin at noon. Discount rates of $100 for individual golfers are available through July 30; the rate rises to $125 July 31. The cost covers the greens fee, golf cart, barbecue dinner, refreshments, gifts and prizes, including a hole-in-one contest for a new car from the Miller Auto Team.
Several levels of business sponsorships are available. For more information, contact Joanne Kays at 724-0130 ext. 304 or visit www.broomecouncil.net.