Children’s of Alabama will celebrate the 15th annual Tee Off Fore a Cure on March 6-7, with a weekend of events designed to celebrate the long-running
Children’s of Alabama will celebrate the 15th annual Tee Off Fore a Cure on March 6-7, with a weekend of events designed to celebrate the long-running fundraiser and event honoree, Frances Grace Hirs. The pre-tournament “Curing Cancer Crystal Ball” will kick off at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6 at the Lakewood Golf Club (1 Grand Blvd.). On Saturday morning, golfers will gather for the tournament and seventh annual Golf Ball Drop at The Lakewood Club’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.
Admission to Friday’s “Curing Cancer Crystal Ball” is complimentary to participating golfers, donors, sponsors, volunteers and their guests. Admission for all other attendees is $25 per person and includes an upscale silent auction, a food and live music from The Modern Eldorados. Pre-party guests can bid on the upscale silent auction items including prizes from coastal artists, travel and local businesses. More auction items will be announced on the event’s Facebook page as the event draws nearer.
Saturday’s golf tournament will begin at 12:00 p.m. with a shotgun start and four-man scramble format. Lakewood members can register for $99 per golfer or $300 per team. Non-member registration fees are $200 per golfer and $800 per team.
Proceeds from Tee Off Fore a Cure benefit the Alabama Centers for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders (ACCCBD) at Children’s of Alabama. For more details or to register for the golf tournament contact Kerrie Benson, Children’s development associate, at 251-610-4969, or visit give.childrensal.org/teeoff.
6 (Friday) 6:30 pm - 7 (Saturday) 2:00 pm