|Twelfth Annual JCPRD Special Olympics Charities Golf Classic set for Friday, June 19 at Heritage Park Golf Course|
This event benefits JCPRD Special Olympics programs as well as various Johnson County charities, including the Feed the Need Food Drive. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. and play gets under way at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start. In addition to greens fees, cart rental, and unlimited range balls, the registration fee includes a buffet lunch, on-course beverages, and door prizes. The rain date for this event, if necessary, is June 26. Perform a catalog search for the keyword "golf" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.
Participation in the tournament is by both individuals and corporate teams. Individual players may register for $100 and team registration is $375, a portion of which may be tax-deductible. Corporate sponsorships are also available for $1,000. For more information or to register for the tournament, call Linda Johnson at (913) 894-3341 or Rebecca Meeks at (913) 236-1260.
The JCPRD's Rangers Special Olympics team provides year-round sports training, education, and athletic competition opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Through their participation, Special Olympians are able to demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendships with their families, other Special Olympians, and the community.