Tee off ‘FORE! Kids’ at B&GC golf tourney Aug. 22

July 25, 2020 — The 23rd Annual “Fore! Kids” Golf Classic and 9th Annual Helicopter Golf Ball Drop is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 22, at Florence Golf Links. 

Entry into the 4-person scramble is $90 per player, including opportunities to participate in the Hole-In-One Challenges and Million Dollar Shoot Out, awards luncheon and more. All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Western Lane County. 

Team reservations and preregistration is encouraged, as this event often sells out. 

Team check-in starts at 8 a.m. with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. 

Register online at https://forethekidsgolf.afrogs.org. 

Entry forms are also available at Florence Golf Links, 1201 35th St., or the Boys & Girls Club, 1501 Airport Rd. 

Scheduled for 3 to 3:30 p.m. on tournament day at Florence Golf Links will be the Helicopter Golf Ball Drop sponsored by Fairway Estates Homes of Florence, which is a supporter of the Club Kids Summer Program. 

The winner will receive $1,000 cash.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased when you reserve your team or at the Boys & Girls Club.  

The Boys and Girls Club summer programs include; Summer Brain Gain, Florence Air Academy and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) Programs, all fun and innovative ways for Kids to maintain the knowledge acquired during the prior school year.  

Want to help but don’t swing a club? Sponsor a Club Kid. Your $300 investment will support this year’s summer program for 21 days — two hot meals and snacks every day, fun-filled activities with other kids, and field trips, all while emphasizing the importance of math, literacy, and great citizenship. 

Contact the Boys & Girls Club at 541-902-0304. 

Serving over 500 community youth, the Boys & Girls Club of Western Lane County is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization providing after-school enrichment programs, tutoring, mentoring, personal development training, athletic programs, continuing education scholarships and community service opportunities to youth in the Florence, Mapleton, and Dunes City areas. 


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