SAVANNAH, GA – Aug. 20, 2019 –Dozens of teams will tee off Wednesday, Sept. 11 for the Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire’s annual Community Heroes Golf Tournament, which will be hosted by the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa. As in previous years, countless community volunteers have committed to help ensure the success of the event, which serves as a fundraiser for the nonprofit club and a means for honoring the memories of those we have lost both in the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks and in our community.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The opening ceremony begins at 8:30 a.m. and will include visits from area first responders who will showcase their life-saving equipment.Two Hundred Club President Mark Dana and other supporters will speak before golfers are dismissed to their carts and sent out on the course with a shotgun start at 9.am. Food and beverages will be provided on the course.
The Two Hundred Club is a 501(c) (3) organization who “cares for those who care for us” by providing financial assistance to the families of fallen heroes. All proceeds from this event will go directly toward supporting the families of local law enforcement officers, EMS and firefighters who lost their lives in the line-of-duty protecting their community.
Golf tournament sponsorship opportunities exist at various levels, including a $700 Big Ticket Team, $1,200 Legacy Sponsorship, $2,500 Hero Sponsorship, and $5,000 Valor Sponsorship. A GPS Hole Sponsorship is $300, and a Hole sponsorship is $150. Additional sponsorship opportunities include the putting contest raffle, where participants pay $5 for two putts.
“The golf tournament is a fun way for us to interact with our community, get them involved in the 200 Club’s mission, and to pay tribute to the fallen heroes of 9/11 and those right here in our region who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice,” Dana said. “As always, we are thankful to our sponsors, donors and volunteers who invest countless hours of their own time to put these events together in honor of our first-responders.”
For more information or to sign up for the golf tournament please contact Liesl Tanner at 912-721-4418 or email Liesl.Tanner@SavannahLodging.com
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