October 3, 2001
Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
or 502-8262 pager
Tournament to Benefit Polk County Children and the Elderly
The Polk County
Sheriff's Office will be sponsoring a 4-man scramble golf tournament at
the Ridgewood Lakes Golf and Country Club on Hwy 27, north of Haines City
on Saturday, October 6, 2001. The tournament will begin at 8 a.m.
Thirty-six 4-man teams, most of which represent local corporations, will
test their golfing skills in an effort to raise money for the Polk County
Sheriff's Office Community Oriented Policing (COPS)
The Polk County Sheriff's Office, in coordination with the Polk County
Board of County Commissioners, local communities, and the federal
government, operate Community Oriented Policing (COPS)
units throughout unincorporated Polk County. The COPS deputies work
to improve the relationship between law enforcement and the public, and
the quality of life for underprivileged children and elderly citizens of
Several corporate sponsors also have donated items that will be auctioned
off at noon on Saturday. All proceeds from the golf tournament and
silent auction will help buy Christmas presents for underprivileged
children and elderly members of the community.
Donations of new unwrapped toys and teddy bears will be accepted at the
tournament. If an individual can not attend the tournament, but would like
to make a donation, contact Sam McGuirt at 863-534-6363.