HANDS 25th Anniversary Cocktail Party, Auction and Golf Outing


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Posted Online: May 15, 2013, 1:27 pm
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Press release submitted by Carol Foster


The HANDS Auxiliary is now accepting reservations for their annual Cocktail Party/Auction and Golf Outing. Both events benefit individuals with disabilities at the Handicapped Development Center.

The 25th Annual Cocktail Party/Auction will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 5 p.m. at the Steeplegate Inn in Davenport. Complimentary drinks and heavy appetizers will be served while the live and silent auction takes place. Cost is $30 per person or free as part of the golf registration package.

The Golf Outing is Monday, June 3, 2013 at Crow Valley Golf Course. At 8 a.m., foursomes can play an 18-hole scramble format. At 9:30 a.m., foursomes can play a 9-hole scramble format. At 12:30 p.m., foursomes will play their own ball. Cost is $200 for 18 holes and $100 for 9 holes. Included in the golf registration is admission to the party the night before for the golfer and a guest, as well as green fees, carts, on-course beverages, a cookout lunch on Monday and a steak dinner following the afternoon rounds.

Visit the HDC website at www.handicappeddevelopment.org, call 563-391-4834, or email cmf@hdcmail.org for more information.


















 



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