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Red Cross holds 7th Annual Heroes Jr. Golf Outing

Red Cross holds 7th Annual Heroes Jr. Golf Outing
In addition to a free round of golf, players will enjoy lunch, dinner and an awards ceremony with prizes

AIKEN, S.C. – The Red Cross invites middle and high school students to participate in the 7th annual Heroes Jr. Golf Outing to be held this Memorial Day, May 27 at Houndslake Country Club in Aiken.

The Golf Outing is open to all middle and high school students in Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell and Edgefield counties. Generous individual and corporate donors from the community have offered to sponsor each registered team, so all participants will play for free. In addition to a free round of golf, players will enjoy lunch, dinner and an awards ceremony with prizes thanks to the following Presenting Sponsors: Tognum America, Hubbell Power Systems, Aiken Pest Control, Houndslake Country Club, Nike Golf and Southeastern Tool Company, Inc.

Event check-in begins at noon and golfing will begin with a 12:30 p.m. shot-gun start. Pre-registration for the Golf Outing is required by Friday, May 17. To register, call Lindsay Findley at (803) 641-4152.

All proceeds will benefit the programs and services of the local Red Cross. Since July 1, 2012, the Aiken Area Chapter has provided emergency relief such as food, clothing and shelter to 264 local residents who have been devastated by house fires.

The Aiken Area Chapter’s Board of Directors is currently accepting additional sponsorships for the Heroes Jr. Golf Outing. To learn more about the event or how to support the services and mission of the American Red Cross, please call (803) 641-4152.

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit Redcross.org/Aiken-Area or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.