|Seventh Annual Golf Tournament toBenefit Local Special Olympians Set for Monday, July 26|
participation in the seventh annual Special Olympics Golf Classic on
July 26 at the Prairie Highlands Golf Course, 14695 S. Inverness Street,
Tournament play will take place beginning at 7:30 a.m. Officials expect
it to take four to five hours for all players to complete the course.
Immediately following the tournament will be lunch and an awards
ceremony. All proceeds from the tournament will benefit the JCPRD's
Rangers Special Olympics team.
Participation in the tournament is by both individuals and corporate
teams. Individual players may register for $125, which is tax-deductible
and includes greens fees, golf cart, lunch, and unlimited beverages.
There will also be drawings for great prizes, including two airline
tickets to anywhere in the continental United States. Corporate
sponsorships are also available at the $650, $1,000 and $5,000 levels.
For more information or to register for the tournament, call Greg Weis
at (913) 831-3355 ext. 252 .
Special Olympics 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.