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Brandon Foundation plans luau golf tournament


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BRANDON — The Brandon Foundation will host its signature Charity Golf Classic Friday, March 14, and Saturday, March 15, at River Hills Country Club in Valrico. Proceeds from the event, presented by Brandon Hyundai, will benefit local charities.

The festivities will begin with the “Luau on the Green” Charity Golf Classic Event Party from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday. Tickets for the party are still available.

Guests will experience an evening of fun and entertainment. Music and complimentary food and drinks will be provided by local restaurants. Guests will have a chance to mix and mingle with celebrities playing in the golf tournament on Saturday. Special items will also be auctioned and raffled off with all proceeds going to local charities. Luau-themed attire is encouraged.

The golf tournament will tee off the next morning at River Hills. Player opportunities are still available. Some of the golf celebrities scheduled to appear include:

* Trevor Consavage, a five-time Re/Max World Long Drive Finalist & Trick Shot Entertainer.

* Brittany Lincicome, LPGA Tour player.

* Stefanie Kenoyer, “Big Break” contestant and 2009 U.S. Women’s Open amateur competitor.

* Latana Stone, youngest female golfer to qualify for the U.S. Women Amateur at 10 years old.

“I am very grateful for the support of our sponsors, volunteers and community members who have helped make this event possible,” said Rich Strehl, executive director of the Brandon Foundation. “The cause is a very worthy one, and this will benefit building a better and stronger community.”

River Hills Country Club is located at 3943 New River Hills Parkway in Valrico.

To register or for more information, call (813) 689-6889.

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