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Humane Society golf fundraiser tees off May 10

SILVERDALE — Kitsap Humane Society’s upcoming golf tourney, “Fore the Animals”, at Trophy Lake Golf and Casting in Port Orchard on Friday, May 10 at 1 pm, will not be just another golf tournament.

What will make the difference? Dogs.

KHS tournament participants are encouraged to bring their pooches to ride along in the golf cart or walk alongside. Of course, there will be special rules and regulations (bring your own poop bags) but golfers are encouraged to bring their dogs to honor the late Trophy Lake course dog, Ellie.

“The ‘Fore the Animals’ tournament is a unique way for Kitsap Humane Society to increase its visibility throughout the county and generate additional funding needed for its overall operating expenses,” said Cary Bozeman, KHS board member and chair of the event. “KHS has a critical need in 2013 to continue building sustaining funds to support programs such as adoption outreach, vet services and spay/neuter

Registration is open now for foursomes or individual players. The deadline for registration is May 3. The cost is $110 per player or $400 per foursome — a $40 savings. An additional registration fee of $50 is required for each dog, and each foursome is limited to only one dog.

This is KHS’ first golf tournament and is proud to honor Ellie, Trophy Lake’s course dog mascot who passed away earlier this year.

“Ellie was a part of the experience at Trophy Lake for many years,” said General Manager Lance Fong, “it means a lot to the team here as many long-time regulars that Kitsap Humane Society wants to To register for the tournament, please visit kitsap-humane.org/golftournament. For more information on the event, contact Special Events Coordinator Rachel Bearbower  at 360-692-6977 ext1216.

For information on sponsoring the tournament, contact Larry Bleich, Director of Development at 360-692-6977 ext. 1224.

 

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