Upcoming fundraisers — Mystery dinner for miracles, golf tournaments, run to benefit burn victims

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 6, 2016


Mystery dinner theater to benefit Miracle League

A mystery dinner theater which will be held at Advent Lutheran Church, 1416 Vernon St., Saturday, April 9, at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit the LaGrange Miracle League, which will build a special baseball field for handicapped children. Tickets are $25 per person for the catered spaghetti dinner and “Kidnapped: A Chocolate Whodunit.” Tickets are $10 for carry-out only. Either must be purchased in advance by calling 706-882-0130.

Golf tournament to benefit Heart of West Georgia

The Heart of West Georgia hosts its 15th annual golf tournament April 14 at Highland Country Club. Companies or individuals wishing to participate can choose from five levels of sponsorship. Those interested may also donate prizes or gifts and receive recognition at the tournament and the group’s website. Anyone who wishes to register may contact co-chairs Gordon Smith at gordonmsmith@bellsouth.net or John Leverett at 706-773-0557 or jtleverett@aol.com. The Heart of West Georgia raises heart disease awareness and prevention, and has donated 170 AED units to various area agencies. More information is available at heartofwestgeorgia.org.

Fire department hosts run to benefit burn victims

The West Point Fire Department hosts the Blazing Road Run on April 16 in front of West Point First Baptist Church, 301 E. 8th St. There are three races: a 10.5K race at 8 a.m., 5K at 10 a.m. and 1 mile at 11 a.m. Cost to participate is $25 for one race, $35 for two and $45 for three. All runners and walkers will receive a free T-shirt and refreshments. Anyone who would like to make a donation and not participate will get a T-shirt. Anyone interested should contact Lt. Roderick Palmer at 706-645-3508 or rpalmer@cityofwestpointga.com, or go to facebook.com/westpointfiredepartment. The department is also seeking corporate sponsors for the event.

Rotary Club hosts golf benefit tournament

The LaGrange Rotary Club’s annual Youth Challenge Golf Tournament is set for April 21 at the Highland Country Club. Registration for the four-person scramble is open. Registration for a team is $400. Checks should be made payable to Rotary Youth Challenge Program. Lunch, driving range time and registration is 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. followed by a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. For more information or to register a team, contact Cathy Smith at csmith@dashlagrange.org or 706-298-0581.

Lions Club golf tournament to benefit Salvation Army

The LaGrange Lions Club hosts a golf tournament April 28 at Highland Country Club. Registration for four-person teams begins at noon with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Prizes will be awarded to teams and individuals, and a silent auction will be held. Costs to be a team sponsor is $400 or $100 per individual; team and hole sponsors, $500; hole sponsor, $150; scoreboard sponsor, $75. The club is also seeking donations for prizes in the auction. Anyone interested in contributing or signing up may contact Murray Schine, 706-884-3945; Barrett Orendorff, 410-598-9910; or Ric Selbie, 706-957-3300.

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