COOKEVILLE – Willy Daunic, TV play-by-play announcer for the Nashville Predators on Fox Sports Tennessee and co-host of the daily radio show from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on 102.5 The Game in Nashville, will be the keynote speaker and special celebrity guest at the upcoming Cookeville Regional Medical Center Foundation Golf Classic.
The tournament is a two-day event with a four-person scramble format to be held Thursday, Aug. 16 and Friday, Aug. 17 at the Golden Eagle Golf Club, with the Celebrity Dinner being held on Thursday evening at 6 p.m. at the Leslie Town Centre, 1 W. 1st Street in Cookeville. Major sponsors of the Golf Classic include Larco Medical Equipment and Supplies, Turner and First Tennessee.
Additional sponsorship packages and team registration opportunities are currently available. Those interested in signing up are encouraged to do so quickly by completing registration information found at www.CookevilleRegionalCharity.org or by calling the Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation office at (931) 783-2003. One team of four players is $700.
The Celebrity Dinner event is open to the public with a limited number of pre-sale tickets available for $65 each or $500 for a table of eight guests. No tickets will be available at the door. The Celebrity Dinner will include fine dining and a presentation by Willy Daunic followed by a question and answer session lead by local sports authority Buddy Pearson.
The CRMC Golf Classic supports the programs and services of the Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation; with special emphasis on three funds: Caring Hands Patient Assistance Fund, Cancer Fund and Pink Ribbon Save-A-Life Free Mammogram Fund.
“We are excited about the Golf Classic this year and are looking forward to hosting Willy Daunic. The tournament is a wonderful opportunity for businesses and individuals to make a gift which enables the Foundation to assist local patients struggling with disease, sickness or injury,” said John Bell, Foundation Director.
The Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization which exists to enhance the quality and availability of healthcare in our region by: meeting critical charitable needs of patients; offering free health-education and medical services throughout our Upper Cumberland community; supporting compassionate programs that enhance the patient experience; and promoting investment in our community-owned hospital: Cookeville Regional Medical Center.