One of the favorite local events of the year and the single biggest fundraiser for Griffon Athletics has been rescheduled due to the pandemic: the date for the 18th Annual MWSU/YWCA Charity Golf Classic has been changed to Aug. 15 and 24.
Proceeds from the event benefit the YWCA Shelter for abused women and children, and MWSU student athletes.
CHARITY DINNER PARTY/AUCTION HOSTED BY ST. JO FRONTIER – SATURDAY,
The charity dinner party and auction will be held from 6-10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15 in the newly renovated banquet room and sports bar area of the St. Jo Frontier Casino. Several activities highlight the evening including dinner, beverages, games, a raffle drawing and live entertainment. The evening also includes a one-of-a-kind list of silent and live auction items of sports memorabilia, game day experiences and pub décor.
New this year, mobile bidding will be available on most items, so place bids wherever you are! Each participant/sponsor in the tournament receives two tickets to the party. For persons not playing in the tournament, tickets are available for $25 at the door the night of the event.
CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC AT ST. JOSEPH COUNTRY CLUB – AUG. 24
Golf action gets underway on Monday, Aug. 24 with a 10 a.m. shotgun start at St. Joseph Country Club. Each player receives a great tee gift, a VanZinos BBQ lunch, beverages and a Griffon Nike Dry Fit Polo Shirt. Over $3,000 in prizes will be up for grabs including a contest on every hole and six hole-in-one contests presented by Hy-Vee.
HOLE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
For those unable to play but would like to contribute the event, hole and other on course sponsorships are available and include signage at the hole, an opportunity to promote a business or conduct a promotion on the tee and two tickets to the Charity Dinner Party and Auction.
A limited number of spots remain to play in the golf tournament. To secure your spot, purchase tickets for the Charity Dinner Party or learn more about sponsorships, contact Brett Esely at (816) 271-5904 or firstname.lastname@example.org.