Nashville, TN, (July 15, 2019): The Cooper Golf Challenge brings together two American classics – golf and families. The annual golf fundraiser benefits Miriam’s Promise, the local nonprofit dedicated to forever families. This golf experience is Monday, September 30, 2019, at the Old Fort Golf Course in Murfreesboro. Check-in begins at 8:15, and tee-off is at 9:00 a.m. The registration deadline is September 23 at MiriamsPromise.org.
Tournament participants include golf pros, avid golfers, and those who simply love the game and choose to use this tournament as their way to give back to the community. “The Cooper Golf Challenge is a chance to celebrate three of my favorite things – fellowship, golf, and adoption,” says Bishop William T. (Bill) McAlilly of the Nashville Episcopal Area of The United Methodist Church. “Our family was forever blessed by our adopted grandchild! Please make plans to be a part of this wonderful day.”
J. Dietz Osborne, the new President/CEO of Miriam’s Promise, says, “The Cooper Golf Challenge is a great way to raise friends, funds, and awareness for Miriam’s Promise. The format for our event is a little different in that we don’t ask our participants to “pay-to-play.” Instead, it is our hope that everyone will spread our story and invite folks to be a part of what we are doing by supporting our work financially,” he says. The fundraiser is recognized as a way for golfers new to the area to engage with the community. “We even offer incentive prizes to participants who raise $1,250 and above.”
“The day of the event is great fun. We feed you all day long and hold a spectacular after party where we award incentive prizes as well as skill prizes to our fundraisers and golfers,” says Osborne. The day gives golfers the opportunity to combine their joys of golf and family, specifically the forever families created through adoption.
Financial partners of The Cooper Golf Challenge include Jan van Eys, United Methodist Foundation, and more. For more information or to RSVP, contact Miriam’s Promise at 615-292-3500, MemoryS@ MiriamsPromise.org, or visit MiriamsPromise.org by September 23. Those unable to participate are encouraged to donate at MiriamsPromise.org.