GNTC To Host 15th Annual J.D. Powell Memorial Golf Tournament Oct. 15

Friday, September 27, 2013

The Georgia Northwestern Technical College Foundation is sponsoring the 15th Annual J.D. Powell Memorial Golf Tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 15, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Proceeds from the tournament will provide funding and financial aid to GNTC students. 

Registration and lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by announcements at 12:15 p.m. Tee time begins at 12:30 p.m. with dinner and awards after the tournament is over.

Businesses or individuals also may participate by sponsoring a hole for a tax-deductible donation of $100.

Registration is $500 per team with up to four people on a team. The team fee includes boxed lunch, goody bag, golf hat, 18 holes of golf with cart, and entry for prize drawing. Registration is limited and is on a first-come first-serve basis.

For more information, contact the GNTC Office of Institutional Advancement at 706 764-3810.



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