RCCC Foundation to host golf classic
SALISBURY — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Foundation will hold its eighth annual Golf Classic on Monday, Oct. 3, at the Country Club of Salisbury.
The Rowan-Cabarrus Foundation is committed to raising funds for the college, providing monetary resources for student scholarships, necessary updates to technology and equipment across the college’s campuses in Rowan and Cabarrus counties, and workforce development programs in areas such as advanced technology and healthcare.
“I hope you will join the Foundation for a fun-filled and meaningful effort,” said Marty Richards, the foundation director. “The Golf Classic is one way you can give to our college and our students, many of whom would not be able to attend college without your continued care and support.”
Registration and practice opens at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 3, and tee off begins at noon. Lunch and dinner will be emceed by WSOC-TV 9 sports director Phil Orban and weekend sports anchor Matt Harris, respectively.
Throughout the day, golfers will have the opportunity to win prizes by competing in contests for the longest drive and closest to the pin. Additionally, the tournament will include a shot gun start, catered lunch provided by Chick-fil-A and a dinner accompanied by an awards ceremony. There will be a silent auction featuring a Kiawah Island getaway, a private five course dinner for eight, delectable desserts for a year and more.
“The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Foundation resources support the mission of the college and are channeled into scholarships and other student assistance, support for academic programming and capital needs, grants for veterans and other needs of the college and the local community,” said Carla Howell, chief officer of governance, foundation and public relations. “Over 300 students received scholarship funds this year, which assisted with academic, continuing education and student emergency scholarships.”
Spots are still available, however space is limited. To learn more, including how to register, visit www.rccc.edu/foundation or call 704-216-3876.
“We should all be very proud of the work the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Foundation does to support the college,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, president of the College. “We sincerely appreciate the commitment of our Foundation Golf Committee Co-Chairs Paul Brown and Harold Earnhardt and know that an investment in the foundation is an investment in the lives of our students. We ask that you join us in supporting this exciting annual event.”
The supporting sponsor is World Fibers.
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