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Special Olympics holds its annual general meeting
The annual general meeting for Chilliwack Special Olympics takes place Tuesday, June 17 at 7 p.m. at the Mt. Cheam Lions Hall, 45580 Spadina Ave.(behind Evergreen Hall). All registered athletes and registered volunteers are encouraged to attend.
Spend Saturday night under the lights watching races
Come on out for Saturday night under the lights racing in Agassiz on June 21 starting at 6 p.m. Featuring mini stock special, compact hit to pass Hornets, midgets. Come out early to meet the drivers. Admission is $12 for adults, free for kids six and under. For more information visit www.facebook.com/AgassizHittoPass
Links Fore Literacy golf fundraiser set for July 19
The Links Fore Literacy fundraising golf tournament is set to tee off July 19 at Meadowlands Golf Course. Four-person teams will compete in a Texas Scramble format for fabulous prizes while helping to support local literacy programs, delivered by the Chilliwack Learning Society (CLS). The tournament begins with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Great prizes, a putting and chipping contest, 50/50 draw, long drive and KPs on par threes, and a $5,000 hole-in-one contest are all part of this fun event. Tickets are $75 and includes dinner.
To purchase tickets call 604-392-2404 or visit www.chilliwacklearning.com.
Why not try lawn bowling and raise a little money?
The Chilliwack Lawn Bowling Club is also looking for partners in the non-profit sector looking to stage fundraising events modeled on http://lawnsummernights.com/ which can help introduce new participants to the venerable game of bowls. For more information call Carol at 604-823-6324 or 604-819-0358.
Two golf courses need volunteers for major events
Local organizers are looking for volunteers to help with two provincial golf championships in Chilliwack in August. About 80 of B.C.’s best U15 boys and girls golfers will converge on Meadowlands Golf Club Aug. 20 to 22 to compete in the B.C. Golf Bantam Championship. The following week (Aug. 25 to 28) a field of 120 U17 male and female standouts will compete at Royalwood Golf & RV Resort in the B.C. Golf Juvenile Championship. Volunteers are needed to help in all areas of these competitions. For more information or to volunteer, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call Ray at 604 824 4604 or sign up at either Meadowlands or Royalwood courses.