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Sheriff’s Office Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Special Olympics NC

Post Date:05/04/2018

Following a highly successful Polar Plunge at Jordan Lake, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its campaign to raise funds for Special Olympics North Carolina by holding its Annual Charity Golf Tournament at the famous Governors Club on Mt. Carmel Church Road, Chapel Hill. The tournament will be held on Monday, May 14th, and there is still time for teams and donors to register.

The golf tournament is a major part of Sheriff Mike Roberson’s fundraising efforts in conjunction with the 2018 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. All money raised goes directly to help cover the expenses of the Summer, Winter, and Fall State Special Olympic Games. Since its inception, the tournament has raised well over one million dollars through the continued support of Chatham and surrounding counties. It has grown to become one of the largest charity events held at the Governors Club.

“We hope you will come out and have fun contributing to a great cause,” says Sheriff’s Office Captain Chris Cooper. “Players get a chance to win a wide variety of prizes while enjoying a day with friends on a prestigious golf course! It’s not too late to sign up as a sponsor or player, so we look forward to your participation in this very worthwhile event.”

“Our Office is committed to giving back to the community, and Special Olympics NC shares our passion for helping others succeed,” says Sheriff Mike Roberson. “This is a cause close to our hearts that touches so many lives in a positive way. Applications must be received by May 11, so there is still time to get involved.”

Questions and applications should be directed to Captain Chris Cooper, Sheriff’s Office Torch Run Coordinator, at 919.545.8189 or by email at More information can be found online at under the “Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics NC” tab.

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