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NCC Foundation Plans for 23rd Annual Scholarship Golf Classic

Area golfers have provided 22 years of support for the Nash Community College Foundation and its scholarship program by participating in the NCC Foundation Student Scholarship Golf Classic. Golfers will tee off October 4th at 12pm at Birchwood Country Club in Nashville for a day of challenging fun, while providing scholarships for deserving college students.  All proceeds from the golf classic will be used to provide student scholarships and support the needs of Nash Community College.

Prizes will be awarded to each flight’s first and second-place teams. Flights will be based on the total team handicap. This year’s grand tournament sponsors are Autumn Care of Nash, Calvin Davenport, Inc., Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant, MBM, McLane, Nash Health Care Systems, North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives, Oakley-Collier Architects, Sandy Cross Consultant Service, Inc. and Wells Fargo. Hospitality and event contributors are Speight’s Trophy Shop, Carolina Eagle Budweiser Inc., Davenport Autopark, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, The Cheesecake Factory Bakery, Poppies International, Canteen Vending Services, Birchwood Country Club, Chick-fil-A of Cobb Corners, SunDrop Bottling Company of Rocky Mount and Verizon Wireless.

Golfers participating in the 23rd Annual Nash Community College Foundation Student Scholarship Golf Classic will have a chance to win a 2012 Buick Verano as a hole-in-one prize from Davenport Autopark. From left, Davenport Autopark General Manager Neill Nelson is thanked for his support by 2012 NCC Foundation Tournament Chair Wes Berry of BB&T, NCC President Bill Carver, Birchwood Country Club Golf Professional Randy Davis and NCC Foundation Executive Director Pat Daniels. Proceeds from this event will be used to provide student scholarships.

Davenport Autopark is sponsoring the hole-in-one prize: a 2012 Buick Verano. Additional prizes will be awarded for closest-to-the-pin and the longest drives. Raffles and door prize drawings will give golfers an opportunity to win many other items donated by area businesses and individuals.

Members of the golf committee coordinating the event are 2012 Committee Chair Wes Berry – BB&T Senior Vice President/City Executive, Jim Carpenter – McLane Vice President of Distribution, Morris Wilder – Certified Public Accountant and Business Consultant, Scott Rogers – Nash County Assistant Emergency Services Director, Cam Blalock – Sr. Vice President of Corporate Services, Nash Health Care Systems, David Combs – Broker/Owner, Century 21/The Combs Company, Randy Davis – Golf Professional, Birchwood Country Club, Clay Frazier – President, Universal Leaf North America, U.S. and Joe Saputo – President, Carolina Eagle Budweiser, Inc., Dr. Bill Carver – NCC President, Annette Dishner – NCC Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Dr. Trent Mohrbutter – NCC Vice President for Instruction and Chief Academic Officer  and Pat Daniels – NCC Foundation Executive Director.

For more information, call 252-451-8230 or visit to register online.