Lions tourney is today

Wednesday, August 3, 2005

The third annual Rector-Piggott Lions Club benefit golf tournament was scheduled today at Sugar Creek Country Club in Piggott with a record number of players from the Rector area and solid support from local businesses. Lunch was served at 11:30 and the tee-off was set for 1 p.m.

The 18-hole scramble is organized to make the competition as even as possible. The winning team receives a $600 prize.

Last year's event raised some $4,000 for both clubs' charitable efforts, such as sight conservation and a variety of local projects. It is anticipated that even more will be raised in this year's event.

Hole sponsors ($100) secured by the Rector club include NATCO, Harps, Liberty Bank, Watson Construction, Duncan Chiropractic, Shelton Sanitation, Sain's Argo, Graves Gin. Hartsfield Construction, Fred's Discount Store, Underwood Furniture, Rector Downtown Drug, Rector Sportswear, Irby Funeral Home, Mitchell Funeral Home, Clay County Democrat, Sigsby Insurance, Comfort Control, Glen Sain GMC, Dr. Bryan Blackshare, Regions Bank and Speer Landleveling. Other donors included Shelia Dale -- Farmers Insurance, Jim's Body Shop, Now & Then, Rector Flowers, Atty. Joe Calvin, Ardell and Rose Polk and Sherland Hamilton.

Winners of the tournament will be announced in next week's paper.

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