May 9, 2021

East Providence/Seekonk Rotary Club, Seekonk Lions Club Announce 29th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Wannamoisett Country Club to host tournament with proceeds benefiting area charities

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The East Providence/Seekonk Rotary Club and the Seekonk Lions Club announce that their 29th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, May 3, 2021 at the Wannamoisett Country Club, 96 Hoyt Avenue, Rumford, beginning at 1:15 p.m. The golf event will benefit Rotary and Lions charities in the East Providence and Seekonk communities.

The fee for an individual golfer is $175 and $700 for a foursome with early registration before April 23rd, and increases to $195 per golfer/$780 per foursome after April 23rd. The registration fee includes greens fees, carts, prizes, goodie bag, and boxed lunch. Prizes will be awarded to golfers for longest drive, closest to the pin, and more. Registration begins at 11:15 am.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit a number of community organizations supported by the Rotary Club and Lions Club including area high school scholarships, food banks, youth sports, and many charitable projects.

“This golf tournament has become an annual tradition for the people and businesses within our communities,” states Rotary Club President Elisabeth Galligan. “Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we weren’t able to hold our event last year. We not only look forward to getting out on this beautiful course early in the golf season, but to be able to raise funds to help individuals and families in need throughout East Providence and Seekonk.”

“Once again, we look forward to joining forces with the Rotary Club to serve our communities together,” states Gary Sager, president of the Seekonk Lions Club. “Golfers and volunteers can rest assured that our event will abide by all necessary R.I. state COVID regulations so that everyone may enjoy the day safely.”

Tournament sponsors for 2021 include Kavanagh’s Bakery Products, D.F. Pray General Contractors, Brown Medicine, BayCoast Bank, Allan Gilmore (50-Year Rotarian), Atlantic Paper and Supply, Signs & Sites, Cross Insurance, Narragansett Beer, and Minuteman Press of Seekonk.

For sponsorship, volunteer and general information on the East Providence/Seekonk Rotary Club and Seekonk Lions Club’s 29th Annual Charity Golf Tournament, contact Rotarian David Kent at 401-429-9603 or Lion Dave Pitassi at 401-474-1052. To register, visit: https://epseekonkrotary.org/page/rotary-lions-golf-tournament 

Established in 1905, Rotary is an organization of business people united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Its motto is “Service Above Self.”

Established in 1917, Lions is an international network of people who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities around the world. Known for working to end preventable blindness, Lions participate in a vast variety of projects important to their communities. Its motto is “Together We Serve.”

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