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Golfers Wanted: Inaugural Whitener Memorial Golf Tournament

by ECT


Event organizers are still looking for golfers for this July 15 event which benefits the family of the late, retired Fire Captain Ben Whitener. The event will hold up to 144-golfers and will be an all-day event featuring  golf, dinner, awards, contests, raffles, and a silent auction. Please contact Jeanette Ruddick  at (925) 338-4582 or via email [email protected] to reserve your spot or become a sponsor.

Here is a note that went out Monday.

Please join us for the Inaugural Whitener Memorial Golf Tournament on July 15, 2013 benefiting the family of the late, retired Fire Captain Ben Whitener.

We will have a great day of golf and fun at the beautiful Discovery Bay Country Club in Discovery Bay, CA ( www.dbgcc.com). The event will include a continental breakfast, 4-person scramble, shared cart, Tee-Prize, lunch, BBQ buffet dinner and awards receptions following golf. On course events include a $25,000 Hole in One contest (50/50 split with charity), a $5000 putting contest (50/50 split with charity), a Closest to the Hole competition, a Long Drive competition, a Vegas Hole competition, and a Raffle Ticket hole. Also, beverages are available on the course.

Special Offer: Included with your online registration is a 1-year subscription to Golf Digest (a $10 value). Click here for offer and refund details.

Register now and remember to invite your friends to play. Just click on “Tell a Friend” and you can send them a link to the website automatically. Thank you for your support to the Whitener Family Fund.

Because of PayPal’s new security rules any purchase over $300 dollars will not be allowed to be processed by credit card. If you wish to pay for a foursome or a silver and higher sponsorship and do not have PayPal then please mail a check payable to the Ben Whitener Family Fund to P.O. Box 738, Brentwood, CA 94513.

Thanks again.

Date: July 15, 2013

9:00 am registration/continental breakfast, $5,000 putting contest, 50/50 split
10:30 am shot gun start
4:30 pm no host bar, awards, BBQ buffet dinner, raffle prizes, silent auction

Fees: Individual Golfer – $140.00, Foursomes – $520.00

Inaugural Whitener Memorial Golf Tournament


EastCountyToday wants to give a shout out to some of the sponsors of this event. This is a list of sponsors that we had received prior to the 4th of July holiday.

  • Intero Real Estate
  • Fire Alumni
  • Bay City Boiler and Engineering Co Inc
  • Ramirez Family
  • County Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho
  • Hot Line Construction, Inc.
  • NAPA Brentwood Auto Parts, Inc.
  • American Medical Response
  • United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County Local 1230
  • Minuteman Press
  • Kendall Automotive
  • Black Bear Diner
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Phil’s Diesel Clinic


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