It’s getting to be that time of year again.
Preparations are under way for the 13th annual Good Ol’ Boys – John Stevens Santa Scramble golf tournament to benefit needy children through the Bryan County Children’s Fund.
Funds raised in the tournament help ensure that no child in Bryan County goes without a Christmas gift. Thousands of Bryan County children have benefited as a result of the Santa Scramble, which this year is Nov. 9 at Sterling Links Golf Club in Richmond Hill.
Along with the Good Ol’ Boys, the Bryan County News is a lead sponsor for the tournament, which helps buy toys, food and clothing for eligible kids referred by schools, churches and local social service agencies.
The Santa Scramble is the largest fundraiser for the Children’s Fund, which in turn is the single largest such effort in Bryan County.
Sponsors are needed at a number of levels:
Gold: A $1,500 donation gives the sponsor a sign on the golf course, acknowledgement in the Bryan County News and the right to erect both a tent and 10-foot banner. Gold sponsors can also man a booth with literature and a representative, and the Gold sponsor’s log will be used in advertisements for the tournament. Gold sponsors also receive two four-man teams. •
Silver: A donation of $1,000 gives the Silver sponsor the right to place a sign on the golf course and acknowledgement in the Bryan County News. Silver sponsors also get the right to erect a booth and display at the clubhouse. The Silver sponsor also gets to man a booth with literature and a representative, and receives one four-man team.•
Bronze: A donation of $750 gives the Bronze sponsor recognition through a sign on the golf course, acknowledgement in the Bryan County News and one complimentary four-man team. •
Hole: A donation of $100 gives a sponsor a sign on the golf course and acknowledgement in the Bryan County News.In addition to sponsors, team participants are needed. Four-man Captain’s Choice teams can sign up at a cost of $300 per team. Individuals can sign up to play for $75.
The Good Ol’ Boys and Bryan County News also seek door prize donations from local businesses and organizations. Monetary donations from individuals will be appreciated as well.
The deadline to sign up to compete in the tournament is Nov. 5. To become a sponsor, sign up a team or simply make a donation, make checks payable to Bryan County Children’s Fund: Good Ol’ Boys, P.O. Box 49, Richmond Hill GA, 31324.
For more information, please call Dick Brockhoff at 704-3280.