Social and team introductions will be held April 28 at 6:30 p.m. Lunch and awards ceremony will follow the tournament. Spouses and/or dates are invited to attend all functions.
The tournament format will be Standard Fort Lauderdale Format with teams being drawn by the golf committee.
Proceeds will benefit veterans programs supported by Post 5448 and Ladies Auxiliary in memory of Johnny Pierce.
The cost is $65 per player and includes cart, green fees, lunch and social. The deadline to enter is April 23 at 6 p.m. Applications can be picked up at Post 5448, 1205 W. Poplar St., Griffin; or from any golf committee member. The committee includes Carlton English, Steve Ballard, Terry Green, Matt Pierce, Mike Crowder and Ricky Stephens.
For more information, call Post 5448 at 770-228-8384, Carlton English at 770-542-9875 or Ricky Stephens at 770-363-6642.
PIKE CHAMBER GOLF:
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual golf tournament fundraiser on Monday, May 7, at the Cedars Golf Club, Georgia Highway 18 in Zebulon. Tee time is noon with registration beginning at 11 a.m. Registration is currently under way for players and teams. Individual golfers with a prize package are $75 and four-man teams with prize packages are $300. Registration includes golf, green and cart fees, sandwiches for lunch and dinner.
Register by April 13 and save 10 percent off individual and team fees. Tee sign sponsorships are also available for $100 each. This year’s tournament will also feature the Third Annual Golf Ball Drop. For more information, call (770) 567-2029
DREAM IN THE HOUSE:
The WNBA’s Atlanta Dream will participate in a promotion called “Take the Show on the Road” this summer, and one stop will be at Griffin High School. The Dream will be at Griffin High’s gym, The House, on June 21 from 6-8 p.m. for a two-hour, fan-friendly practice session. Fans can watch the women’s professional team practice and there will be giveaways, raffles, a Q&A and autograph session with the Dream and an opportunity to win tickets to see the Dream play this season.
Tickets to the event at GHS are $15. For more information, please contact Clorise White at (678) 510-7468 or Clorise.White@AtlantaDream.net or contact Griffin girls basketball head coach Veronica Lee at email@example.com or (770) 229-3752, ext. 181.
FREE HUNTER SAFETY COURSES:
Quail Forever, in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources, Griffin Gun Club and Devotie Baptist Church, is offering free hunter safety courses at Devotie Baptist Church, 1355 Experiment St. in Griffin, as follows:
— Aug. 28 and 30 (two-night class) from 5:30-9:30 p.m.
— Oct. 2 from 6-8 p.m. Test Only
— Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m. Test Only
— Dec. 4 from 6-8 p.m. Test Only
Other classes will be taught at different locations as follows:
— May 19 and Aug. 11, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (free lunch), at the Cherokee Rose Sporting Resort in Griffin.
— Sept. 22, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (free lunch), at the Big Red Oak Plantation in Gay, Ga.
— June 23, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (free lunch), at the Griffin Gun Club.
Pre-register online for all of these courses at: gohuntgeorgia.com. For more information, call (478) 751-6415, (770) 355-3072 or (770) 468-8004.