Golf tournament 7-23-2011


June 20, 2011



Springfield, MO – The 18th Annual State Farm/Red Cross Disaster Services Open will be held this year at Branson Creek Golf Club in Hollister, Missouri on July 23, 2011.  Tee off times will be 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tournament amenities include: 


                             3 Person Scramble

                             Morning and Afternoon Tee Times

                             Mulligan Included

                             Complimentary Soft Drinks, Water and Lunch

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

                             Tournament and Contest prizes totaling over $100,000


          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.  The raffle will include prizes such as a Big Cedar Lodge Get-Away, golf trips, and reserved seats to a St. Louis Cardinal baseball game. 


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


About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or join our blog at





Joann Moore

Public Relations/Fundraising

American Red Cross

1545 N. West Bypass

Springfield, MO  65803

417-832-9500, ext. 107

Fax 417-866-3649


                                                                                                             June-Water Safety

Swimming is the most popular summer activity. Staying safe around water is more than staying near the lifeguard at the pool. Every year many children drown in residential swimming pools, bath tubs, buckets of water and other containers of water. Anywhere there is water there is risk for drowning. Do not leave a young child unattended near any source of water, not even for a moment.  For more information go to 





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