Golf Tournament

NEWS RELEASE

June 18, 2010

GOOD FRIENDS, GREAT GOLF, GRAND CAUSE!

 

Springfield, MO – The 17th Annual State Farm/Red Cross Disaster Services Open will be held this year at Branson Creek Golf Club in Hollister, Missouri on July 24, 2010.  Tee off times will be 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tournament amenities will include: 

 

                             3 Person Scramble

                             Morning and Afternoon Shotgun Starts

                             Mulligans Included

                             Complimentary Soft Drinks, Water and Lunch

                             Prizes for 5 Places in 4 Flights (2 morning, 2 afternoon)

                             Tournament Prizes Totaling over $10,000

                             Contest Prizes

 

          There are three ways to participate.  Become a sponsor, organize a team, or register as an individual and be placed with a team. 

          A variety of sponsorship levels exist.  They range from individual team player ($250) to Diamond Sponsor ($10,000).   Team sponsorship will cost $750.  So, get out there and organize a team!  This three-person scramble format will provide a full day of contests, prizes and fun you won’t want to miss! 

          Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase at $10.  A vacation will be given to the winner and the destination and other information on the vacation will be announced at a later date. 

          This will be the second year for an online auction.  There will be exciting vacation packages auctioned off.  Items for the auction may be viewed at www.biddingforgood.com.

          For more information on the tournament, registration or sponsorship contact the Greater Ozarks Chapter office at 866-206-0256, ext. 107 or log onto www.redcross-ozarks.org.        

 

You can help the victims of countless crises around the world each year by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross International Response Fund, which will provide immediate relief and long-term support through supplies, technical assistance and other support to help those in need.  The American Red Cross honors donor intent.  Donations can be sent to the American Red Cross, P. O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C.  20013, or made by phone at 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish) or online at www.redcross.org

 

Joann Moore

Public Information Officer

Financial Development Assistant

American Red Cross

Greater Ozarks Chapter

1545 N. West Bypass

Springfield, MO.  65803

417-832-9500  EXT. 107

Fax 417-866-3649

Toll Free: 1-866-206-0256 EXT. 107

moorej@redcross-ozarks.org

 

       

Sign up for our Inauguaral 5K Run For “RED”iness on Saturday June 12th and help support disaster   relief in our 29 counties!

Go to www.redcross-ozarks.org to register. 

    SHOP OURONLINE STOREhttp://www.redcross-ozarks.org/storefor a selection of SAFETYSUPPLIES!

 

Summer-thetime of year for fun at the pool, lake and beach, but accidents canhappen if you take a vacation from safety! The Red Cross has severaltips to help you stay safe in or around the water. First, everyoneshould learn to swim and swim well! Nobody, including adults shouldever swim alone and children should always be supervised! Second,kids and adults who are not strong swimmers should wearU.S.Coast Guard approvedlife jackets anytime they are around the water. Third, if you have apool, keep basic lifesaving equipment nearby, like a ring buoy,first aid kit, and cell phone. Finally, take a first aid and CPRclass so that you can respond in the event of anemergency!

 

 

 

 

 

                                         

 

 

 

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