LELAND, NC (WECT) — The Leland Area Rotary Club's inaugural "LA Classic" golf tournament was held on Thursday, April 14 and raised nearly $3,900 in net proceeds for several local charities.
According to a press release, the tournament proceeds will benefit Communities in Schools of Brunswick County, the Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross and Rotary International's $200 million challenge to eradicate polio worldwide.
“When we decided to organize this tournament, we did so because we wanted to give back to the community,” said Tommy Wallace, golf committee chairman for the Leland Area Rotary Club, in a statement. “We are extremely grateful for the outpouring of community support that made this tournament a success and allows us to make our community a better place. We owe a debt of gratitude to our sponsors, volunteers and those who played in the tournament.”