Good Event for a great cause Sept 19

Here is the forum to discuss all things non automotive. Suggestions for subforums are welcome!

Good Event for a great cause Sept 19

Postby jhwalker » Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:25 am

My wife, Terri, and I are still sponsoring a little charity golf tournament -- her dad started it 32 years ago and when he died unexpectedly 16 years ago we decided to keep it going in his memory, and now also in her mom's memory. http://www.ecf.net/golf

It is hard to get folks to take a day away from work, even for a good cause. I have some openings for folks to play "sponsored". ie free, with a round of golf at a nice course, a good dinner, and the ability to buy $1 raffle tickets for some great prizes.

You, your father, your mother, your father(mother)-in-law (you know you could use some points...), someone whom you owe a favor -- tell him/her about this and have him/her come on out for a fun afternoon/evening for a great cause.

I will post up a little more. I am checking on how many I can sponsor...

James
jhwalker
Fourth Gear
 
Posts: 2509
Joined: Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:04 pm
Location: Central Mexico
Has thanked: 6 times
Been thanked: 15 times

Re: Good Event for a great cause Sept 19

Postby jhwalker » Sat Sep 06, 2014 8:04 pm

The event is a "best ball" event, so a person does not have to worry about screwing up. :whistle:
jhwalker
Fourth Gear
 
Posts: 2509
Joined: Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:04 pm
Location: Central Mexico
Has thanked: 6 times
Been thanked: 15 times

Re: Good Event for a great cause Sept 19

Postby jhwalker » Thu Sep 18, 2014 6:44 am

The event is tomorrow. I picked up Terri last night at LAX as she returned from a week of work in Cincinnati O, and we will spend today going over event details and volunteer staffing. It is what it is, but nice to avoid surprises tomorrow. Ended up with 72 golfers and 25 volunteers. Knock on wood, we will deliver a decent check to the Exceptional Childrens Foundation.
jhwalker
Fourth Gear
 
Posts: 2509
Joined: Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:04 pm
Location: Central Mexico
Has thanked: 6 times
Been thanked: 15 times

Re: Good Event for a great cause Sept 19

Postby jhwalker » Fri Sep 26, 2014 11:33 am

We delivered a net of $60,000 to ECF, the charity. Fun event, you guys or your friends/relatives would have had a good time. Next year ? :-D
jhwalker
Fourth Gear
 
Posts: 2509
Joined: Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:04 pm
Location: Central Mexico
Has thanked: 6 times
Been thanked: 15 times

Re: Good Event for a great cause Sept 19

Postby SVTRonDogg » Fri Sep 26, 2014 2:30 pm

Nice job. :clap:
Cobra
GT500
Focus ST
User avatar
SVTRonDogg
First Gear
 
Posts: 399
Joined: Sat Jun 01, 2013 2:25 pm
Has thanked: 3 times
Been thanked: 9 times

Re: Good Event for a great cause October 14 2016

Postby jhwalker » Sun Jun 12, 2016 2:50 pm

SVTRonDogg wrote:Nice job. :clap:

Thanks, Ron. :-D that was 2014. I lost the 2015 tourney thread. :lol: Happens a lot right now. Last year we had our best fund-raising effort ever netting $85,000 to ECF. A lot of folks helped, including John. 2016 will be tougher. We lost some big sponsors (management changes at donating companies...) and replacing them is always tough. This year, the event is October 14. http://www.ecf.net/donate/events/ Toni and Dale Fukamaki are Terri's deceased parents. If you owe a relative or friend a favor, I have a couple of tickets available. Talk to me privately. :-D It is a fun day. And a good cause. Somewhat like the SPF Hastings event, I am using this golf event as motivation for 5 more months of stroke rehab. I plan to play this year. What could go wrong :think:
jhwalker
Fourth Gear
 
Posts: 2509
Joined: Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:04 pm
Location: Central Mexico
Has thanked: 6 times
Been thanked: 15 times

Re: Good Event for a great cause Sept 19

Postby xbacksideslider » Mon Jun 13, 2016 3:11 pm

I'll be there, with my daughter too, she's a good player, so put her with the group you want to win :think:
User avatar
xbacksideslider
First Gear
 
Posts: 598
Joined: Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:38 am
Has thanked: 7 times
Been thanked: 15 times

Re: Good Event for a great cause Sept 19

Postby jhwalker » Mon Jun 13, 2016 8:13 pm

xbacksideslider wrote:I'll be there, with my daughter too, she's a good player, so put her with the group you want to win :think:

Great, John. I will tell Terri. :-D
jhwalker
Fourth Gear
 
Posts: 2509
Joined: Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:04 pm
Location: Central Mexico
Has thanked: 6 times
Been thanked: 15 times

Re: Good Event for a great cause October 14 2016

Postby jhwalker » Wed Oct 05, 2016 6:08 am

jhwalker wrote:
SVTRonDogg wrote:Nice job. :clap:

Thanks, Ron. :-D that was 2014. I lost the 2015 tourney thread. :lol: Happens a lot right now. Last year we had our best fund-raising effort ever netting $85,000 to ECF. A lot of folks helped, including John. 2016 will be tougher. We lost some big sponsors (management changes at donating companies...) and replacing them is always tough. This year, the event is October 14. http://www.ecf.net/donate/events/ Toni and Dale Fukamaki are Terri's deceased parents. If you owe a relative or friend a favor, I have a couple of tickets available. Talk to me privately. :-D It is a fun day. And a good cause. Somewhat like the SPF Hastings event, I am using this golf event as motivation for 5 more months of stroke rehab. I plan to play this year. What could go wrong :think:


Folks I still have two open spots for the Friday Oct 14 Event. They are covered by our sponsorship. :dance: (we will find some way to pull some money for the charity :lol: ) You can play on a decent course, maybe win prizes, eat well -- for a good cause. :clap:
PM me or ask any questions here. This is event year 34, and the older I get the harder it gets to promote/manage this from Mexico (the strokes did not help :lol: )
We think that we will wrap it up next year with #35. Terri has been working with, and raising funds for ECF since age 15.
jhwalker
Fourth Gear
 
Posts: 2509
Joined: Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:04 pm
Location: Central Mexico
Has thanked: 6 times
Been thanked: 15 times

Re: Good Event for a great cause Sept 19

Postby xbacksideslider » Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:35 pm

With carpal tunnel surgery two weeks ago, I'm out but I txt'd my daughter to see if she can get the day off; she recently had to use up a lot of sick/vacation time so I dunno.
User avatar
xbacksideslider
First Gear
 
Posts: 598
Joined: Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:38 am
Has thanked: 7 times
Been thanked: 15 times

Next

Return to General Discussions Unrelated to Cars and Motorsports

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron