CAC Golf Classic 2016
Champions Against Cancer hosted its second annual golf classic on September 19, 2016 at Hobbits Glen Golf Course in Howard County was another great day of golf, games, and food. The event was hosted by AT&T as 108 golfers enjoyed a full round of golf, with a kickoff breakfast, lunch on the course, and complete buffet dinner catered by the Coho Grill. As last year, the event included several fun contests such as the putting contest, longest ball, and lowest group score.
Casino Night Fundraiser 2016
Champions Against Cancer hosted our first Casino Night on May 14, 2016 at the Howard County Community College Kittleman Room. Over 200 attendees enjoyed various gaming events including Blackjack, Roulette, Craps and Texas Hold ‘em, run by Dealers Choice Casinos. Admission for $60 included hors d’oeuvres, a full dinner from River House Pizza, unlimited beer and wine, dessert, and gaming currency. Winnings were used to get raffle tickets, with attendees receiving prizes including 55-inch flat screen TV, Aruba time share, and luxury box for a Capitals game in 2017.
Champions Against Cancer John L. Champion Scholarship Recipients
Champions Against Cancer provides up to $24,000/year to high school seniors. These are called the John L. Champion Memorial Scholarships in the memory and spirit of John Champion. Please see pictures of our board members presenting the scholarships to a few of our recipients at the school award ceremonies.
CAC Golf Classic 2015
Champions Against Cancer hosted its inaugural golf fundraiser at scenic Hobbits Glen Golf Club in Columbia, Maryland on October 19, 2015. Over 100 golfers, other guests and many volunteers participated in the event. The day included a full 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lunch, three course dinner, beverages, and adult spirits. The fun-filled day was highlighted by challenging golf on Hobbit Glen’s famous course and various contests, including two putting contests and a lowest team score competition. The event featured incredible support from 25 of our generous corporate and 7 private sponsors, including our main event sponsor, FESCO Emergency Sales. We are especially grateful to our wonderful volunteers who made the event run smoothly while welcoming and guiding our guests throughout the day. Finally, we express our thankfulness to our host, Hobbits Glen Golf Club. The staff was courteous and helpful in the planning of the event and on the day of the fundraiser. The facility was spectacular with beautiful views and scenery throughout the course and grounds.
Champions Against Cancer is a 501c3, non-profit organization. Our board members are all volunteers and all of the proceeds, donations and sponsor support we receive from the golf fundraiser and all of our events are used to run the event and support children who have a parent who has faced or is currently battling cancer.
Champions Against Cancer is proud of and grateful to our supporters to helping us raise more than $17,000 to achieve our mission.
Please check our website, emails, and newsletters for information about our next planned golf in September, 2016.
Please see the gallery of pictures below that were provided by our volunteer event photographer, Dave McIntosh Photographics of Baltimore.
Reds, Whites & Blues
Champions Against Cancer had our kickoff fundraiser May 9, 2015. The event was an evening affair at Oakland Manor in Columbia, Maryland. Two hundred patrons attended the sold out event, which included full dinner, open bar, live band music by Fast Eddie and the Slow-pokes, and a silent auction including baskets offering handmade, personalized quilts, rounds of golf, dinner reservations, and autographed pictures of local sports heroes. The event raised about $35,000 that will be earmarked to help us achieve our principal mission: To provide financial awards for children in families in which a parent has been afflicted with cancer. We would like to thank all of our sponsors, patrons and volunteers for making this event a success beyond our expectations.