Last Chance to Register for Oct. 9 Golf Tournament

Time is running out to participate in the 2015 Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble “Fore” Scholarships golf tournament, Friday, Oct. 9, at the Cape May National Golf Club.

The tournament will follow a scramble format, beginning with a shotgun-start at
12:30 p.m. Player fees, which include a complimentary gift, lunch and awards dinner, are $150 per person and $500 per foursome. Golfers can participate in a variety of skills challenges, including closest-to-the-pin and longest drive contests. Individuals and businesses can also support the event through sponsorship opportunities ranging from $125 to $5,000.

Chris Ford of Margate, former Holy Spirit High School basketball player and head coach of the Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks, will be the featured guest at this year’s tournament. Golfers will have the opportunity to take photos with Ford by South Jersey-based photo company The Good Vibes Booth. Photos will be printed on site and Ford will autograph them.

The historic Chalfonte Hotel in Cape May will host an awards dinner at 6 p.m., providing a steak dinner, and students from Atlantic Cape’s Academy of Culinary Arts will prepare a variety of decadent desserts. Tuckahoe Brewing Company will be onsite, providing beer for the event. Tickets to the awards dinner only are $50 and can be purchased online at www.atlantic.edu/golf.

A variety of raffle prizes will be available, including overnight stays at Resorts Casino Hotel, Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa and The Reeds in Stone Harbor; $100 gift card to The Knife and Fork Inn, jewelry from Whale’s Tale, a massage from Hand & Stone, brunch for two at the Historic Smithville Inn, a foursome at Stone Harbor Golf Club, and more.

For sponsorship or player information, contact Alicia McMackin at (609) 343-4986 or amcmacki@atlantic.edu.

Atlantic Cape established the Foundation in 1978 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity to build a broad base of financial support for its programs and services. Foundation members are drawn from local industry and small businesses and represent a broad cross-section of active leaders in the community. The

Foundation has raised more than $3 million for scholarships, Foundation operations and to enhance academic programs and the campus environment. Annually, the Foundation provides nearly $300,000 for institutional scholarships, grants and emergency help.

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