Black Creek Mountain Hosts RMHC Verizon Wireless Golf Classic To Benefit Ronald McDonald House

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Black Creek Club hosted the RMHC Verizon Wireless Golf Classic on Monday, Aug 25. The annual event supports the RonaldMcDonald House Charities of Chattanooga providing resources and stability for local families caring for seriously ill children.  

“Black Creek is proud to host the charity golf tournament.,” said Jon Zeimet, head golf professional. "It’s always a pleasure working with the Ronald McDonald team and players. Everyone has a great time and it’s for a great cause!” 

Over 200 people attended the Chattanooga RMHC Verizon Wireless Golf Classic, which consisted of 45 teams, several sponsors and organized contests such as closes-to-the-pin and hole-in-one. The charity golf tournament met its goal to raise $60,000, which will fund Ronald McDonald House operations for a month and a half.  The presenting sponsor, Verizon Wireless, has sponsored the event for the past five years and provides the scoring device tablets to ease the scoring process for golfers.  

“We celebrated 15 years of having the Golf Classic with Black Creek,” said Tiffany Cobb, director of Development. "It’s a beautiful course and our golfers love playing there”.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga was established in 1990 with 14 guest rooms and was expanded to 26 rooms in 2000.  It is the 137th House to be built. There are now over 330 Ronald McDonald Houses around the world. 

Black Creek Mountain hosts many annual charity events throughout the year. The events range from golf tournaments to a 5K run and a Holiday Home tour. The Club and Community of Black Creek work together with the city of Chattanooga to give back and help the overall community. To host an event at Black Creek please contact the Club at 423 822-2582.


Morning Pointe Seniors Take In Women's Musical Tribute At Wolftever Elementary

Wolftever Elementary School was the stage for a performance, as residents from The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Center of Excellence, Collegedale, listened to the school's rendition of the musical "First Ladies, Ladies First." Ranging in age from second to fifth grade, the all-girl choir dressed up as famous women who from across the timeline of American history to ... (click for more)

Survivorship Empowerment Class Open To All Cancer Survivors

CHI Memorial Rees Skillern Cancer Institute will host a Survivorship Empowerment class on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 2 p.m.  The free class is open to all cancer survivors, regardless of where they received treatment, and their care givers.   "People often wonder what they can do to get and stay healthy once cancer treatment is complete.  Lifestyle changes, like eating ... (click for more)

2 Shot Tuesday Afternoon On Windsor Street

Chattanooga Police responded on Tuesday to the 2100 block of Windsor Street, on a report that two people had been shot.   Upon arrival, officers located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Their injuries are non-life threatening at this time. Both victims were transported to a local hospital by Hamilton County EMS.   Two suspects were reported to police. ... (click for more)

Erlanger Reports Dramatic Increase In Flu-Like Illnesses

The number of influenza-like illnesses treated at Erlanger Health System shows a dramatic increase compared to this time last year.  Erlanger reported treating 156 patients with flu like illnesses between Feb. 12 and 18 of this year. This represents a significant increase from the seven cases reported during the same week last year and 15 cases reported approximately a month ... (click for more)

Judge Doug Meyer Lived A Full Life Helping Many

I was sadden to learn of the death of Judge Doug Meyer.  Judge Meyer retired from the Criminal Court bench here in 2006.  Prior to that he had been the Chattanooga city judge for several years.  As a young attorney I tried many cases in front of Judge Meyer.  Also while I was awaiting my case to be tried, I would observe him on the bench.  Judge Meyer ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Marshall’s 3% Folly

The National Health Interview Survey is believed to be the best gauge of health and behaviors in the United States. It is under the umbrella of the nation’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, so first let me share that the figures I am going to present are directly attributed to what is the best source believed to be out there. I didn’t make these numbers up and I had nothing ... (click for more)