Golf fundraisers upcoming

Partial proceeds

to benefit Marine Military Academy

HARLINGEN — Grab your clubs and get ready for the 16th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament hosted by the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce on Friday, May 12.

Partial proceeds will benefit Marine Military Academy.

Teams will have the opportunity to participate and the chance to win great prizes at one of the Chamber’s premier events.

The event will be held at the Harlingen Country Club at 5500 El Camino Real.

It will include an 18-hole scramble, lunch and dinner provided by the tournament’s Dinner Sponsor, Harlingen Country Club and an awards ceremony. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and shotgun start is at 12:30 p.m.

This fun-filled event is an excellent opportunity for fellow Chamber members and prospective members alike to get together and enjoy fresh air over friendly competition on the green.

“Our Annual Chamber Golf Tournament is an entertaining day of golf, networking, special guests and great food,” said Chamber Vice President, Vanessa Camacho. “With partial proceeds benefitting Marine Military Academy, this year’s tournament is sure to be unforgettable.”

Valley Baptist Medical Center is the Title Sponsor for this year’s golf tournament. This year’s Hole-In-One Sponsor is Charlie Clark Nissan.

The Chamber recognizes the importance of donating to local charities and encourages its members to participate in a great event that is for a good cause.

The registration deadline is Friday, April 28, 2017.

Team slots at $500 per team and sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information, contact Chamber Vice President, Vanessa Camacho, at 956-423-5440 or email her at

Family Crisis Center event

set for April 22

HARLINGEN — The Family Crisis Center of the Rio Grande Valley is breaking the cycle of violence and they’re hoping to break last year’s fundraising effort.

The FCC, a domestic violence and rape crisis center that provides services to victims and their families, is holding its second annual Golf Classic on Saturday, April 22, shotgun start at 8 a.m.

The event will be held at Treasure Hills Golf Course. The fee is $80 per player and includes greens fees, cart, food and beverages. It is a three-person scramble with handicap requirements.

Mulligans will be for sale as well as some hole contests, including a hole-in-one for a 2017 F-150 from Boggus Ford.

There will be cash prizes for the top three teams of $900, $600 and $300 for first, second and third. That prize money is based on a minimum number of 15 teams.

The Family Crisis Center is based in Harlingen and was established in 1981. It offers many services including a 24-hour hotline, shelter, crisis intervention, hospital accompaniment and advocacy.