Sep 10 2013

Golfing for a Cause

Special to the Island Connection

Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach is holding their Benefit Golf Tournament on October 2.

Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach is holding their Benefit Golf Tournament on October 2.

A man came to the Wellness House dental clinic for the emergency treatment of severe pain. He was a chef in a local restaurant but had no dental insurance or savings. After several appointments his teeth were finally repaired and painless, for the first time in years.

This golf tournament is being held so that Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach can continue helping the local community.

Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach will be celebrating its 21st Annual Benefit Golf Tournament on Wednesday, October 2, 2013. The tournament will be held at the acclaimed Golf Club at Briar’s Creek on Johns Island. All proceeds from the tournament support Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach’s mission to provide educational, health and direct outreach services to people in need on James, Johns and Wadmalaw Islands and the Neighborhood House in Charleston, while encouraging and supporting self-sufficiency and self-esteem. Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services, established in 1989, is a non-profit, 501©3 organization sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy.

Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch and pre-tournament activities. The tournament starts at 1 p.m. Players have the potential to win a car or cash in the Hole In One contest. The dinner and awards ceremony begins at 6 p.m.

The entry fee per player is $375, which includes golf fees, lunch, refreshments and dinner at the Clubhouse. Sponsorship packages are available: Benefactor $10,000, Corporate $5,000, Cart $5,000, Gold $2,500 and Silver $1,000. Registrations and sponsorships are requested by September 18.

For more information about Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach and the 21st Annual Benefit Golf Tournament, please call 559-4109 or visit www.olmoutreach.org

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