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Fredbird directs one of the teams playing in Saint Anthony’s 2013 Golf Tournament at Lockhaven Golf Club. Proceeds for the June 9 event raise money for Saint Anthony’s cancer services. For golfer and sponsor information, call 463-5204.
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Red Schoendienst, St. Louis Cardinals Hall-of-Famer, supports Saint Anthony’s Charity Golf Tournament each year. Here he is with, from left, Sister M. Clementia and Sister M. Dolorosa. For more information on golfer openings and sponsorship opportunities, call (618) 463-5204.
ALTON – Golfers participating in the 14th Annual Charity Golf Tournament for Saint Anthony’s Foundation on Monday, June 9, will meet St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Red Schoendienst, who will once again greet players and fans.
The fund-raiser will be held at Lockhaven Golf Club with a 12:45 p.m. shotgun start, led by Fredbird and his Team Fredbird cheerleaders.
Proceeds from the golf tournament will benefit Saint Anthony’s Cancer Center of Excellence. Since 2001, the event has raised $775,000 for Saint Anthony’s cancer program.
The tournament is co-chaired by two board members of Saint Anthony’s Foundation: Monica Bristow, president of the RiverBend Growth Association; and Liz Nelson, community volunteer. Several Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George, sponsors of Saint Anthony’s Health Center, will greet golfers.
Wells Fargo is the Title Sponsor for the event. Additional major sponsors include Acropolis Technology Group, Thompson Coburn, Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery, Helmkamp Construction Co., Hult Marketing, Legatus, Crothall, Duke Bakery, Kane Mechanical, Wegman Electric, Bill and Pat Kessler, Lewis and Clark Community College and Greensfelder, Hemker and Gale P.C.
Special hole-in-one prizes include $10,000 in cash sponsored by Carrollton Bank and a Ford Fusion Lease sponsored by Roberts Motors. Also featured at the event: a silent auction of gift baskets donated by Saint Anthony’s Mission Partners, plus the “Eat Your Heart Out” raffle, a chance to win $700 in restaurant gift cards.
Cash prizes are awarded in three flights for first-, second- and third-place teams. Golfer fees are $185 per person, which includes lunch and dinner.
To register for golf, or for sponsorship information, call Saint Anthony’s Foundation at (618) 463-5204.