Big Bear Lake, CA, June 11, 2013 – The Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake will host its annual fundraising golf tournament and BBQ on June 12, 2013 at the Bear Mountain Golf Course.  The tournament will feature an 8 AM shotgun start and will include 18 holes.  The format is a 4 person scramble.  Single players are welcome and all skill levels are also welcome to participate in this fun format.  Awards will be presented for Low Net and Low Gross Team Scores, Closest to the pin, and Long Drive.  The cost is $90 per player and includes 18 holes, a cart, and a BBQ lunch at the conclusion of the tournament.  At the luncheon there will be a host of drawings and raffles for donated prizes.

The hole in one prize this year is a new top of the line set of Taylor Made Woods, Irons and a D2 Bag.

The Rotary Golf tournament is an annual event which raises funds for the club’s many Big Bear Valley projects and scholarships.  The local Rotary Club annually sponsors the valley’s renowned Fireworks Extravaganza, the Santa Visits program, the Dr. Bob Davies Dental Screening project, the Holiday Luncheon for Seniors, high school foreign exchange students, school literacy programs, Big Bear Idol, Speech Contest, the Eagle of Excellence Awards, $10,000 in annual scholarships for graduating senior high school students, and many other activities which benefit the residents of the Big Bear Valley.

Major Sponsors for the event, at press time, are U.S. Bank, ReMax Big Bear, and Big Bear Mountain Resorts.  Hole sponsorships and other donation opportunities are also available.

Rotary is the largest international service organization, and the local club, which has been serving our community since 1947, includes 85 men and women of all ages.  The motto of the organization is “Service Above Self,” and the various projects which the club annually sponsors in the community are evidence of its commitment to service.  In addition, Rotary International sponsors, through it thousands of local clubs around the world, many foreign charitable projects, including the extremely successful End Polio Now program, which is designed to eradicate polio worldwide.

For further information, and to obtain golf tournament registration forms, please contact Mr. Leo McCarthy at (909) 866-6463 or Mr. John Callahan at (909) 641-3643.  For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Mr. Simeon Prophet at (909) 800-7750.