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Golfers in Charles Giles Memorial event will help feed needy families
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Scott Blevins of Manteca Morning Rotary and Don Cabral of Cabral Chrysler, Jeep Suzuki are set for the Charlie Giles Memorial Golf Tournament to be held Friday, Sept. 23, at the Manteca Municipal Golf Course. A Gem utility vehicle has been provided by Cabral Motors as a prize for a hole-in-one at the morning event. - photo by GLENN KAHL

The Second Harvest Food Bank and the Manteca Morning Rotary Club will both benefit from the annual Charlie Giles Memorial Golf Tournament that is scheduled for Friday, September 23, at the Manteca Municipal Golf Course.

A putting contest has also been planned for this year’s event.

Rotarians are offering both a light breakfast and a noontime luncheon catered by Fagundes Meats.   The event will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. – registration is at 7.  Those wishing to join in at the lunch without golfing in the morning will be charged $25.

A “Gem” utility vehicle from Cabral Chrysler, Jeep, Suzuki will be seen on the course as a prize for a hole-in-one golfer.  Donations to play include $125 per golfer and $450 for a foursome.

Registration deadline is Sept. 9, however, late registrations will be available for an additional $25 per individual golfer.  An individual’s golf package includes registration fee, cart, light breakfast, golf,  polo shirt and lunch.

The fee to join in the putting contest is $20 with mulligan’s offered in sets of four for $20.  Greenies are also going to be available for $20.

Rotary is still requesting additional sponsors for the tournament.  There are two Tournament Sponsors’ slots open at $2,500 each.  There is one Lunch Sponsor position that requires a $1,500 donation.  Other sponsorships are Beverage at $1,000; Breakfast and Cart $500; Hole Sponsors with 36 still being sought at $100 each along with one Putting Contest sponsorship for $500.

The Manteca Morning Rotary Club is a local segment of Rotary International. It is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations and helps build goodwill and peace in the world in concert with its motto of “Service Above Self.”

Eliminating hunger within our community by collecting and distributing food to provide life-sustaining meals for those most in need is the focus of the Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties.

Second Harvest carries out programs for the hungry with the Senior Brown Bag and Food 4 Thought operations within its system.

For more information contact Jackie Torres at Mountain Valley Express, 823-2168, or Kristen McMahan at the offices of Second harvest Food Bank at 239-2091