Published On: Fri, Aug 22nd, 2014

Swain/Qualla SAFE to hold benefit golf tournament

Swain/Qualla SAFE will hold a Benefit Golf Tournament at the Smoky Mountain Country Club in Whittier on Saturday, Sept. 6.   Prizes will be awarded to first, second, and third place teams as well as closest to the pin and the longest drive.

A light lunch will be provided to all golfers and we will have drawings throughout the day for door prizes.  Registration will be at 8a.m., and a Shotgun start will be at 9a.m.  The cost for the tournament is $50/person or $200/ 4-person team.  The deadline to register is Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 5pm.

Tournament play consists of four-man teams with Captain’s choice.  Mulligan and red tee packages will be available at $20.  Business sponsorships are available for $275 and include a four-man team in the tournament and a hole sponsorship sign.  Individual Hole Signs may be purchased for $100.

All proceeds from the tournament will benefit Swain/Qualla S.A.F.E, a community supported agency serving victims of domestic violence in all the communities of Swain County and the Qualla Boundary. SAFE operates a full range of crisis victim and advocacy services designed to help people reach safety and secure a peaceful life for themselves and their children. SAFE offers 24 hour Crisis Intervention, emergency shelter, legal advocacy and referrals, emotional support, planning and options counseling, children and family services and support groups.  If you wish to know more about the SAFE program, call their office 488-9038 Monday-Friday 8am – 5pm or their crisis hotline, 488-6809, which is manned 24 hours a day

Info: Kevin Seagle 736-3265 or Kevin Jones 736-1733

– Swain/Qualla SAFE 

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