MINT HILL, NC – Marine Corps League Detachment 750 Charlotte, which meets at VFW Post 4059 on Bain School Road in Mint Hill, is hosting its third “James T. Brennan” Memorial Golf Tournament to raise funds. funds for its programs.
The event will take place on Tuesday, September 13 at Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation. The event will take place according to the following schedule:
- 10:00 a.m. – Registration, Lunch, Putting Green, Driving Range
- 11:45 a.m. – Opening remarks and instructions
- 12:00 p.m. – Captains Choice/Scramble Format
- 6:00 PM – Buffet dinner, prize giving, door prizes, raffle and auction
Individual players can register for $100, foursomes for $400. Hole sponsorships are available for $150 and Foursome & Hole sponsorships are $550. Contact Skip Helle at Helle.Burton@gmail.com or 980-255-2464 with any questions.
The goal of the tournament is to have a fun day on the greens while raising funds to support Charlotte Detachment charities including the Wounded Warrior Battalion – East, Young Marines Program, Toys for Tots, Marine and Navy JROTC Scholarships and Marines. Help sailors. All proceeds (after expenses) will be used to support these worthy causes.
The mission of the Marine Corps League is to promote the interests and traditions of the United States Marine Corps; strengthen the brotherhood of Marines and their families; serve Marines and FMF Navy personnel who wear or have worn the Eagle, Global, and Anchor; and to foster the ideals of Americanism and patriotic volunteerism. One of the organization’s most critical missions is to help transitioning Marines and their families in support of the Marine Corps For Life program.
The organization provides funeral honors support to more than 10,000 funerals annually. They offer scholarships through various programs including the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, Semper Fi Fund, Navy Marine Corps Relief Society, Mack’s Marines, and Young Marines.
Several other scholarship and award programs include the Marine Corps University Leadership Award, Delta Dental Scholarship, and college scholarships through the Marine Corps League Foundation.
Finally, the Marines Corps League supports local community programs to help Marines, their families, and detachments located in their hometowns. These programs are Veterans Affairs (VSO), Scouting/Eagle Scout Program, Marine Roses Program, POW/MIA Remembrance, Rifle and Pistol Competition, Volunteer Veterans Assistance Services (VAVS ) and color guards.
Their members and their families receive and can consult a quarterly publication called “Semper Fi Magazine”. Members of Charlotte Detachment 750 look forward to seeing lots of supporters and making new friends on the links on Tuesday, September 13.
Come support The Few, The Proud, The Marines!