July 12, 2012
Boys and Girls Club golf tournament
The “Kia of LaGrange Back-a-Kid” golf tournament will be Aug. 23 at Highland Country Club. Cost is $400 for a team of four and sponsorships are available. Proceeds benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of West Georgia. To register or for sponsorship information, call Bart McFadden at 706-812-9698.
5K run/1 mile walk in memory of Ray Stewart
The second annual “Ray’s Run” will be held Saturday beginning at Mike Daniel Recreation Center on Lafayette Parkway. Registration is $25 before July 10 and includes a T-shirt; cost is $50 after that date and a T-shirt is not guaranteed. Proceeds from the run benefit the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation in memory of Deputy Chief Ray Stewart. Registration forms are available on Facebook from the group “Ray’s Run (in memory of Deputy Chief Ray Stewart, LaGrange Fire Department).” For information, call Pete Thrailkill at 706-333-0955.
Raffle to benefit West Georgia Hospice
LaGrange Newcomers’ Club is selling raffle tickets to benefit West Georgia Hospice. Tickets are $5 to win one of three prizes: the grand prize, a 42-inch Vizio HD TV with wi-fi, valued at $600; second prize, a gardening gift basket; and third prize, a spa gift basket. For tickets, call Mary at 706-880-7087. The drawing will be Aug. 2.
LaGrange Troup County Humane Society’s annual fundraiser, “Peace, Love and Paws Fur Ball” will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 4 at Lafayette Garden Inn. The event includes dinner, dancing and a silent auction. Tickets are $40 in advance or $45 at the door. For tickets, call 706-298-3608.
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