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Rotary's Glowball 2022 nets more than $7,000 for local charities

It was all fun on a beautiful night Nov. 4 for the 7th Annual Glowball Golf Tournament benefitting the Towne Lake Rotary Foundation. With the help of a great group of sponsors and more than 30 golfers, more than $7,000 was raised for the Foundation.

“We could not have done this without the tremendous support of our sponsors, golfers, those who donated raffle prizes and club members who worked hard to make this a successful event,” said Rotary Club of Towne Lake President Jim Klynman. “It was great to see everyone having a wonderful time for a great cause. A special thanks to Towne Lake Hills Golf Club and The Tavern at Towne Lake for hosting us every year.”

Woodstock resident Bob Sansone spent the Friday night playing with his son, Nicholas, and they both enjoyed their first-time night golf experience.

“It was such a cool experience,” Sansone said. “We had a blast and were happy to support such a great charity.”

First place winners were DD Lee, Dan Thrailkill, Vance Crook and Tom Klugman. Crook also won the putting contest. Second place winners were Bob Sansone, Nicholas Sansone, Stephen Clay and Hunter Clay. Third place winners were Donnie Henriques, George Beylouny, Bill Lilley and Shawn Johnson.

Sponsors of the annual event were: Gold Sponsor, Chattahoochee Technical College; Silver Sponsor, BlueLinx Corporation; Premium Sponsors, DCG Insurance Services – Country Financial, The UPS Store 2524 – Towne Lake, The Joint Chiropractic Woodstock, and Club President Jim Klynman; Hole Sponsors, Nesnick Total Health, J.F. Shaw Insurance, Donovan’s Irish Cobbler, Big House Construction, The UPS Store 2524 – Towne Lake, DCG Insurance Services – Country Financial; Sullenger Law, Alliance Realty & Appraisals, and Rotarians Robin and Lori Wright.

All of the net funds raised during the 7th Annual Glowball Golf Tournament goes directly to the Towne Lake Rotary Foundation, which disperses about $8,000 a year to nonprofit organizations, including the Anna Crawford Children’s Center, Ferst Readers Cherokee County, Bascomb Elementary, Never Alone, Goshen Valley Boys Ranch, Boy Scouts of America Sea Scouts, The Children’s Haven and the Malon D. Mimms Boys & Girls Club. The Foundation also supports the ALS Association, Polio Plus and ShelterBox.

To learn more about the Rotary Club of Towne Lake, its Foundation and all the hands-on charitable work Rotarians do in the community, visit www.townelakerotary.org. The Towne Lake Rotary Club Foundation is a not-for-profit 501c3 and accepts charitable donations to support the Foundation’s mission. Checks can be mailed to the Towne Lake Rotary Club Foundation, 2295 Towne Lake Parkway, Suite 116-280, Woodstock, GA 30189. Interested in speaking with someone or visiting, email townelakerotary@gmail.com.

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