Credit Unions Tee Up for Great Causes in September


Following are several September golf tournaments organized to benefit communities across the region.

Sept. 7: Kitsap, Evergreen, and Pierce County Chapters’ Golf Tournament

The Evergreen, Pierce, and Kitsap County Chapters have joined forces this year to organize a golf tournament on Thursday, Sept. 7, at Gold Mountain (Olympic) Golf Course in Bremerton, Washington. Proceeds from the event will benefit Credit Unions for Kids. Attendees can support the cause by purchasing an event sponsorship, playing a round of golf, or donating to the raffle. Click here for more information.

The Evergreen, Kitsap, and Pierce Chapters of Credit Unions represent the following credit unions: EvergreenDIRECT CU, Generations CU, OBee CU, Olympia CU, Our Community CU, Peninsula Community FCU, TwinStar CU, WSECU, WCLA CU, Alaska USA FCU, BECU, Connection CU, Kitsap CU, Navy Federal CU, Peninsula Community FCU, American Lake CU, America’s CU, BECU, Community 1st CU, Harborstone CU, IBEW #76 FCU, Mt Rainier FCU, Tacoma Longshoremen CU, Tacoma Narrows FCU, TAPCO CU, Sound CU, and State Farm FCU.

Sept. 8: Westmark Credit Union to host 15th Annual Credit Unions for Kids Golf Tournament

On Friday, Sept. 8, Westmark Credit Union will host its 15th Annual Credit Unions for Kids Golf Tournament at Blackfoot Municipal Golf Course in Blackfoot, Idaho. All proceeds will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network, benefitting Primary Children’s Medical Center.

In addition to a four-person scramble with 8:45 a.m. shotgun start, the tournament will feature a putting contest, poker, a hole-in-one contest for a 2017 Chevy Cruze, and various raffle prizes, including a trip to Disneyland.

Click here for details on participation fees, sponsorships, and to register.

Sept. 15: East Idaho Credit Union to host Kicks for Kids Golf Tournament

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, East Idaho Credit Union will take to Pinecrest Golf Course in Idaho Falls to host its Kicks for Kids Golf Tournament. All proceeds from the event will support East Idaho Credit Union’s Coins for Christmas Program.

Since 1984, East Idaho Credit Union has been the administrator of the Coins for Christmas Program, partnering with local schools to collect coins to buy shoes for underprivileged children in the community. The community’s need has increased over the years—in 2016, the credit union filled $20,000-worth of shoe requests. In the Salmon region, the credit union took more than 100 students to stores for shoe fittings.

The cost to participate in this year’s golf tournament is $560 per team, or $20 for lunch only. Click here for event details.

Sept. 15: Rivermark Community Credit Union Hosts its First Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Credit union professionals from across the region are invited to enjoy a round of golf at Rivermark Community Credit Union’s First Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Proceeds from the event will support the Rivermark Community Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation. The fund’s mission is to provide grants to nonprofit organizations that support small businesses with access to capital and other resources that foster economic vitality and growth in the community.

The tournament will be held on Friday, Sept. 15, with check-in beginning at 12:30 p.m. and a shotgun start at 2:00 p.m. During on-course events and contests, such as “longest drive” and “closest to the pin,” participants will have the opportunity to earn raffle tickets and prizes.

The entry fee—$100 for singles, and $400 for foursomes—includes an 18-hole game, cart rental, range token, a raffle ticket, and a buffet dinner. Visit Rivermark’s website to find more details and purchase tickets.

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