Lots of charity functions and tournaments are coming up. Here's a brief list of some in our area. If you an event approaching, don't hesitate to send us information to Joy.Woodson@patch.com.
1. Support Autism Awareness
What: Georgia Race for and Fall Festival
When/Where: Saturday, Oct. 1, 8 a.m. race start and 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., fall festival at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville.
Why Go: Benefits Gwinnett County's SPECTRUM Autism Support Group.
2. Snellville Alumni Association (SCPAAA)
What: Sixth Annual Golf Tournament
When/Where: Monday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m. shotgun time, , 3197 Classic Drive, Snellville
Why Go: Proceeds go to support the . Lunch is provided by Texas Roadhouse.
Pricing: $95 per person. Contact Mary Fergus at 770-985-2808 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Fight Multiple Sclerosis
What: Second Annual Drive for MS
When/Where: Monday, Oct. 10, 11 a.m. shotgun time, , 3254 Clubside View Court, Snellville
Why Go: Money goes to support the National MS Society.
Pricing: $125 per person, $500 per team (includes lunch, green fees, goodie bags, dinner and more). Contact Sam Roper at Roper.DriveForMS@gmail.com or call 770-985-1450 for more information.
4. A Heart for Shannon
What: Third Annual Golf Tournament
When/Where: Friday, Oct. 14, 2 p.m., Heritage Golf Links, 4445 Britt Road Tucker, GA 30084
Why Go: Proceeds go to the Shannon Leach Heart Transplant Fund.
Pricing: Sponsor a hole, $100 to $200; make a general donation for tournament expenses; or play, $60 per person, $240 per foursome. For more information, contact Deborah Hicks, email@example.com or call 770-788-0444, or Shannon Leach, firstname.lastname@example.org.