Area golfers have provided 22 years of support for the Nash Community College Foundation and its scholarship program by participating in the NCC Foundation Student Scholarship Golf Classic. Golfers will tee off at noon Oct. 4 at Birchwood Country Club in Nashville for a day of challenging fun, while providing scholarships for deserving college students. All proceeds from the golf classic will be used to provide student scholarships and support the needs of Nash Community College.
Prizes will be awarded to each flight’s first and second-place teams. Flights will be based on the total team handicap. This year’s grand tournament sponsors are Autumn Care of Nash, Calvin Davenport, Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant, MBM, McLane, Nash Health Care, North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives, Oakley-Collier Architects, Sandy Cross Consultant Service and Wells Fargo. Hospitality and event contributors are Speight’s Trophy Shop, Carolina Eagle Budweiser, Davenport Autopark, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, The Cheesecake Factory Bakery, Poppies International, Canteen Vending Services, Birchwood Country Club, Chick-fil-A of Cobb Corners, SunDrop Bottling Co. of Rocky Mount and Verizon Wireless.
Davenport Autopark is sponsoring the hole-in-one prize: a 2012 Buick Verano. Additional prizes will be awarded for closest-to-the-pin and the longest drives. Raffles and door prize drawings will give golfers an opportunity to win many other items donated by area businesses and individuals.
Members of the golf committee coordinating the event are 2012 Committee Chairman Wes Berry – BB&T Senior Vice President/City Executive, Jim Carpenter – McLane Vice President of Distribution, Morris Wilder – Certified Public Accountant and Business Consultant, Scott Rogers – Nash County Assistant Emergency Services Director, Cam Blalock – Sr. Vice President of Corporate Services, Nash Health Care, David Combs – Broker/Owner, Century 21/The Combs Company, Randy Davis – Golf Professional, Birchwood Country Club, Clay Frazier – President, Universal Leaf North America, U.S. and Joe Saputo – President, Carolina Eagle Budweiser, Dr. Bill Carver – NCC President, Annette Dishner – Nash Community College Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Trent Mohrbutter – Nash Community College Vice President for Instruction and Chief Academic Officer and Pat Daniels – NCC Foundation Executive Director. For more information, call 252-451-8230 or visit www.nashcc.edu/golf to register online.