Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Foundation to host 10th Golf Classic

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 12, 2018

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Foundation will hold its 10th annual Golf Classic on Oct. 19 at the Country Club of Salisbury.

The roundation is committed to raising money for the college, providing resources for student scholarships, updates to technology and equipment across the campuses in Rowan and Cabarrus counties, and workforce development programs in areas such as advanced technology and health care.

“I hope you will join the foundation for a fun-filled and meaningful effort,” said Paul Brown, one of the tournament’s co-chairs and member of the foundation board of directors. “The Golf Classic is one way you can give to the college and its students, many of whom would not be able to attend college without your continued care and support.”

“The Golf Classic helps provide funding to support academic programming and capital needs, grants for veterans and other needs of the college and the local community,” said Jenn Selby, director of philanthropy and the arts.

Registration and practice tees open at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 19. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. Program and shotgun start will begin at noon. The dinner and awards ceremony will be at 5 p.m.

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 shotgun start, catered lunch provided by Chick-fil-A, and a dinner and awards ceremony.

“The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Foundation resources support the mission of the college and are channeled into scholarships and other critical student assistance,” said Sarah Walker, director of governance, foundation operations and public information. “Last year, the foundation awarded scholarships to nearly 250 students to assist with tuition, fees, books and more.”

Spots are still available, but 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 college President Carol S. Spalding. “We sincerely appreciate the commitment of our foundation golf Ccommittee 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.”

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