The Rotary Centennial Year Golf Classic is seeking participants and sponsors for its Sept. 20 tournament at the Lincoln Country Club.
The tournament, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Rotary International, will benefit Habitat for Humanity, the non-profit Christian housing ministry that already has plans for the new habitat home.
A site has been located near North Lincoln High School, and a volunteer builder has already agreed to help Habitat volunteers build the home. The project is sponsored by the Lincolnton Rotary Club, the Lincolnton Sunrise Rotary, and Denver/Lake Norman Rotary.
Through volunteer labor and donations, Habitat builds and rehabilitates modest housing with the help of the homeowner families. Projects are financed with affordable, no-interest loans.
Habitat for Humanity seeks to eliminate povertyhousing and homelessness from the world. Habitat has built more than 150,000 houses, sheltering more than 625,000 people in some 3,000 communities worldwide. With safe, decent, affordable shelter.
The format for the tournament is four-person captainâ€™s choice, using a minimum of three tee shots from each player. Registration and lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The entry fee is $75 per person.
Various levels of sponsorship are available. Exposure for each sponsor includes signs at the registration scoreboard area and at appropriate various places on the courts.
For information, contact: Lincolnton Rotaryâ€™s Steve Gurley at 704-736-8930, Bob Hecht at 704-483-3651, Marty Smith at 704-560-9021, Jody Rhyne at 704-736-0388.by Staff Reports