A fundraising golf tournament is being planned to help defray the up to a half-million dollars in medical expenses incurred by former dealer Jackie McGuirt.
The event will be held March 18 at the University Club in Blythewood, S.C. David Crocker, a customer service representative with Heafner Tire Group, said he is looking for companies and individuals to contribute $500 to sponsor a hole or $2,500 for a few select spaces. An auction will follow the tournament with the proceeds going towards a special fund set up by Heafner through the Bank of Ridgeway, S.C., to benefit the McGuirt family.
As of Feb. 11, Mr. Crocker said 35 out of a possible 40 teams for the tournament have registered. Anyone interested in participating in the outing or sponsoring the tournament should contact Mr. Crocker at (803) 252-5503, or via e-mail at: [email protected] The deadline for joining the tournament is March 1.
Contributions to the McGuirt fund are tax-deductible, according to Mr. Crocker. Checks can be made out to: The Jackie McGuirt fund, Bank of Ridgeway, P.O.Box 8, Ridgeway, S.C. 29130.