Annual Proof Alliance Golf Classic

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Monday, August 19, 2019  |  10:30 am – 8:00 pm

Oak Ridge Country Club  |  700 Oak Ridge Road Hopkins, MN 55305


About

We hope you can join us at the 12th Annual Proof Alliance Golf Classic. Our annual golf tournament is a chance for people to support the fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) community and the work we do. It is one of our fundraising events where people can have fun in the sun, make new friends, and be inspired by our programs and get a chance to connect to our mission.

FASD costs more than $23,000 per person per year.1 These costs include developmental disability services, special education, social service costs, adult vocational services, and institutional care. However, unlike many other disabilities, FASD can be prevented.

What is FASD and Prenatal Alcohol Exposure?

When a pregnancy is exposed to alcohol, alcohol crosses the placenta and can cause permanent birth defects and a range of irreversible effects that fall under the FASD spectrum. The Surgeon General and the American College of OB/GYN have issued warnings that there is no known safe level of alcohol during pregnancy. In Minnesota 7,000 babies are born prenatally exposed to alcohol each year.2 And as many as 1 in 20 children have an FASD.3 FASD is more common than autism and is 100% preventable. 

Support our cause and join us:

  • Buy tickets as a single player, register a foursome, or contact us and we can customize a multi-player package to fit your needs.
  • Want to be a sponsor? We still have spots available.
  • We welcome you to our dinner and silent auction.
  • We are still accepting silent auction donations.

 

Prices Include

Tickets are available for individual golfers and foursomes. Golfer early bird rates are $150 per golfer and $600 per foursome, offer expires June 15, 2019. Rates after June 15, 2019, are $175 per golfer and $700 per foursome. Golfers are welcome to purchase a boxed lunch when they register to golf for $15. During the event, the club’s restaurant will be closed. The club does not take credit cards but there is an ATM on-site. Golfer fees include: 

  • Greens fees and golf cart
  • Access to driving range and range balls
  • Access to locker rooms
  • Dinner, program, and awards

Don’t golf? That’s okay too! We have tickets for you to join us for dinner and be part of our raffle and silent auctions. Tickets for dinner are $60 per person. Or you can also donate directly to Proof Alliance.

 

Special Guest

Dan “The Common Man” Cole of KFAN radio is back this year and bringing the vibe up a notch. You won’t want to miss out on his wit and humor on the course and at the reception.

“A self-proclaimed radio dinosaur who’s been honing his craft “from town to town, up and down the dial” for more than 30 years, Dan Cole – or the “Common Man” as his legion of local fans call him – has been delighting the listeners of KFAN for more than two decades. From national headlines to local politics to a shot-by-shot recounting of his golf round that morning – the Common Man has a something to say in regard to just about everything.”

– Brent Lee, Minnesota Connected

 

A Fun Day Planned for You

10:30 am – noon
Registration
Putting Contest
Silent Auction
noon
Shotgun Scramble
6:00 pm
Dinner & Program
Golf Awards & Trophies
Fabulous Prizes

Sources:

  1. Greenmyer JR et al. 2018. A multicountry updated assessment of the economic impact of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: Costs for children and adults. Journal of Addiction Medicine. 12(6);466-473.
  2. 2015 Annual MN Births, Minnesota State Demographic Center X percentage of people ages 15-44 who report alcohol use during pregnancy, SAMHSA. (69,835 births*10%)
  3. May et al. Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in 4 US Communities. JAMA. 2018;319(5): 474-482.

 

Tickets

Individual Golfer
$150 early bird or $175 after June 15th
Foursome
$600 early bird or $700 after June 15th
Box Lunch (Optional)
$15
Dinner Only
$60

Questions About the Event

For more information on golfing, sponsoring or volunteering at the event, contact Deb Noll at deb.noll@proofalliance.org or 651-917-2370

Sponsoring the Event

Consider sponsoring the event. There is a level to fit any price range. It’s a great way to support the Proof Alliance mission while also promoting your company or organization. Proceeds raised at this event will help ensure that all women will know that there is no safe level of alcohol during pregnancy, and that individuals and families impacted by prenatal alcohol exposure will be identified, supported and valued. If you would like to discuss sponsorship, please contact Deb Noll deb.noll@proofalliance.org.

Many Thanks

The Proof Alliance Golf Classic is a terrific opportunity for sponsors like you to demonstrate support for a vital mission. We’ll have a large group of community and business leaders on the course, making it a great day to network with others who are all committed and passionate about our common cause. Proceeds raised at this event will help further our mission and help directly support Minnesota families.

Thank you for making a difference with families, caregivers, educators, health care providers, legislators, and future generations –right now, right here in Minnesota.

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor — $10,000

Golf Sponsor — $6,000

Eagle Sponsor — $3,000

Birdie Sponsor — $1,500

Table Sponsor — $1,000

Golf Ball Sponsor — $500

Par Sponsor — $500

Tee Sponsor — $400

Hole in One

Raffle Sponsor

Entertainment Sponsor

In-Kind Donations

Questions About the Event

For more information on golfing, sponsoring or volunteering at the event, contact Deb Noll at deb.noll@proofalliance.org or 651-917-2370

Volunteering for the Event

There are many ways to volunteer at the 12th Annual Proof Alliance Golf Classic.

Volunteering Before Event

  • Request donations from companies to donate raffle prizes
  • Join our golf committee
  • Donate raffle prizes

Volunteer Day of

  • Answering questions
  • Setting up breaking down
  • Directing people
  • Supporting a hole
  • And many more…

Questions About the Event

For more information on golfing, sponsoring or volunteering at the event, contact Deb Noll at deb.noll@proofalliance.org or 651-917-2370