Heroes Of October Fundraising Golf Tournament October 1 at OGC
- Rick Warfel
The following is a summary of a press release dated July 25, 2018 pertaining to the upcoming Heroes of October events which include a fund-raising golf tournament at Oakmont.
“Amaturo Sonoma Media Group, and KSRO in cooperation with Chandi Hospitality Group and Oakmont Golf Club, announce a series of events and community gatherings acknowledging the first anniversary of the October Wildfires last year. The Heroes of October observance will present a music, food and recognition afternoon at Santa Rosa’s Courthouse Square on Sunday September 30 followed the next day on Monday October 1 by the Heroes of October Pat Kerrigan Scramble at Oakmont.”
In announcing the events, ASMG owner Lawrence Amaturo commented: “As the anniversary approaches of those horrible wildfires, we want to use our airwaves and two community gatherings to recognize, show appreciation, and celebrate the Heroes of last October… some of whom are well known, others who are not known at all.”
Greg Anderson, PGA Pro and General Manager of Oakmont Golf Club commented: “Oakmont has been looking for a reach-out to the heroic people who saved lives and property, and find a way to create funding for the ongoing recovery efforts. We are delighted to use our facility to present a golf scramble and auction which will honor the Heroes of October and raise funds for fire recovery.”
All money raised ($150 per player) will go directly to the Community Foundation Resilience Fund, providing on-going fire relief. Additional information can be found at www.heroesofoctober.com.