Knights of Columbus host golf tourney for Special Olympics

UPSTATE — Each year the Knights of Columbus, Council 6884, hosts the Special Olympics Golf Tournament, which benefits Area 13 Special Olympics.

This year the tournament was held at Oconee Golf and Country Club on June 4. The Oconee Federal Charitable Foundation, for the third year, was the title sponsor of the tournament.

Last year, the tournament generated a $26,000 donation for Area 13 Special Olympics, and since 1994 the tournament has provided more than $246,000 for the cause.

Tournament chairman Rick Hamilton said the Knights try to make the event a fun day of golf for participants, with great food and prizes.

He thanked the Oconee Federal Charitable Foundation for its continued generous support and stressed this a communitywide effort supported by

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