Saturday, 13 August 2016 12:10

First Annual Red Kettle Golf Classic Registration Extended

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The committee planning the September 24 Salvation Army Red Kettle Golf Classic at Battle Island, shown at a recent meeting, are L to R: Major James Purvis, Nancy Close, Bruce Holman, Paul Griser, and Tom Brown. Absent from the photo are: Carol Dexter, Mercedes Niess, and Bernie Henderson. The committee planning the September 24 Salvation Army Red Kettle Golf Classic at Battle Island, shown at a recent meeting, are L to R: Major James Purvis, Nancy Close, Bruce Holman, Paul Griser, and Tom Brown. Absent from the photo are: Carol Dexter, Mercedes Niess, and Bernie Henderson. Submitted Photo

The registration deadline has been extended to September 16 for the Red Kettle Classic Golf Tournament fundraiser for the Oswego County Salvation Army Corps.

The first annual event will be on Saturday, September 24, at Battle Island State Park Golf Course, 2150 State Route 48, Fulton, NY 13069. Male and female golfers from throughout Oswego County and beyond are invited to register teams for a day of fun and fellowship that will help neighbors in need.

The tournament is scheduled for an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Registration fee includes 18 holes of golf, use of a cart, gift pack, and luncheon. Lunch is included for golfers but guests are welcome at an additional charge. Prizes, raffles, silent auction, and games will also be available. For more information or to register a team, please contact Salvation Army Advisory Board chairman Bruce Holman at (315) 591-0603 or Paul Griser at (609) 675-6219.

Major sponsorships and opportunities for businesses or individuals to sponsor holes are still available. Sponsor names will be publicly displayed with signs on the course and promoted the day of the event.

The Oswego County Salvation Army Corps, responding to ever increasing needs, provides fresh-cooked meals five days each week in both Fulton and Oswego, groceries from its food pantries, winter garments, and many other services to individuals and families in need throughout Oswego County. It also operates a Bridging the Gap program that teaches life skills and gives a second chance to young people that have made poor decisions.

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