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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/21/2017

Calling all golfers! The Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP) is looking for people who love the links and want to help local youth. GAP is holding its second annual Charity Golf Scramble Friday, March 10 at Ironwood Golf Course, with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy the best Audubon Society certified golf course in north central Florida. All proceeds from the scramble go to youth summer camp scholarships.

Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.
The Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP) announces its second annual Charity Golf Scramble to benefit city youth Friday, March 10 at Ironwood Golf Course, with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy the best Audubon Society certified golf course in north central Florida. All proceeds from the scramble go to youth summer camp scholarships.

Player registration is $75 for an individual and $275 for a foursome. Registration fees include greens fee, cart fee, range balls, golfer gift, lunch and entrance to the awards dinner following the tournament.

“The 2017 GAP Charity Golf Scramble has become a fun and important annual event to support youth summer camp scholarships. Thanks to the generosity of the many people who make it successful, we are able to offer kids an adventurous, active and healthy summer!” says Augi Lye, GAP president.

The GAP Foundation is a 501 (C) (3) that serves as an ally in fundraising and advocacy for the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA). For more information about the GAP Foundation, please contact Gigi Simmons, interim partnership and development coordinator, at 352-393-8524 or simmonsgg@cityofgainesville.org. Additional information is available at www.GAPGainesville.org.

To register for the Golf Scramble, contact Michelle Park, C.P.R.P, assistant director for PRCA, at 352-393-8364 or parkma@cityofgainesville.org. If you would like to be a sponsor, contact Susan Bottcher, tournament chair, at 352-378-5492 or swbottcher@swet.com.

The Gainesville Woman’s Club is hosting two theatre performances as a fundraiser for the Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP). The play, The Heroes of Bend Fork Bluff, tells the story of a handsome stranger who comes to a Texas town in 1875 to charm Laura Morgan. However, his past may catch up with him as he attempts to make good on a daring promise. The play will be performed at the Gainesville Woman’s Club, which is located at 2809 W. University Ave., Saturday, March 4 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 5 at 1 p.m.

Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.

The Gainesville Arts & Parks (GAP) Foundation raised more than $7,000 at its first golf scramble held May 13 at Ironwood Golf Course. The monies will provide youth scholarships for summer camps and other activities. A small group of 20 players, some from as far away as The Villages and Ocala, played 18 holes on a picture perfect day to help youth in the Gainesville community. Additionally, several businesses and individuals sponsored the event, which garnished additional funds and support of Gainesville’s youth.

The "City Manager’s Biweekly Report to the City Commission" provides information about significant upcoming activities, projects, and meetings in the City of Gainesville over the course of the next two to three weeks. In addition to brief descriptions on each of the upcoming activities, you can click on hyperlinks for more information regarding the presented topic. The May 19-June 1 edition is now available

The Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP) announces its first Golf Scramble to benefit city youth Friday, May 13 beginning at 1p.m. at Ironwood Golf Course. Player registration is $80 for an individual or $300 for a foursome. Registration includes green fees, cart fees, range balls, lunch and entrance to the awards dinner following the tournament. The registration deadline is Friday, May 6.

The "City Manager’s Biweekly Report to the City Commission" provides information about significant upcoming activities, projects, and meetings in the City of Gainesville over the course of the next two to three weeks. In addition to brief descriptions on each of the upcoming activities, you can click on hyperlinks for more information regarding the presented topic. The May 5-18 edition is now available.
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