Consider this your invitation to the golf event unlike any other. Don’t call it a tournament. This day-long marathon takes oomph as you putt, chip, and drive your way through 100 holes. Tee off at dawn and settle in for the time of your life. Because really, is there a better way to spend your weekend than golfing sun-up to sun-down?
The eighth annual 1 Day 100 Holes Charity Golf Marathon is presented by Feynman Group to help raise funds for the Kids’ FIRST Center of Lane County. Kids’ FIRST mission is to provide intervention and advocacy for children who are victims of, or witnesses to, crime. The purpose of a child abuse intervention center like Kids’ FIRST is to provide a central location for a multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach to child abuse investigations, which eliminates the need for a child to be repeatedly interviewed about abuse by each individual agency. The Center provides regional services to Coos, Douglas and Lane County at no charge, and is funded solely by grants and private donations. And while not everyone can work directly with the kids, dusting off your clubs and hitting the green is a great way to support the organization.
Throughout the event, golfers are treated to their own cart, two full meals, snacks, beverages, a swag bag plus many challenges to win prizes! For the more competitive among us, take a swing at the Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, and other prestigious titles for the chance to win glory, trophies, and of course more prizes! After you sink that 100th cup, join the rest of the crew under the clubhouse tent for hors d’oeuvres and the awards ceremony honoring all of the day’s participants.
So do you have the spirit to go all 100 or will you stick to putt-putt?
The Kids' FIRST Center opened its doors in September of 1994 as a private, nonprofit organization with a board of directors under the direct supervision of the Lane County District Attorney’s Office. The purpose of a child abuse intervention center like Kids’ FIRST is to provide a central location for a multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach to child abuse investigations, which eliminates the need for a child to be repeatedly interviewed about abuse by each individual agency. We offer a warm, non-threatening environment where specially trained interviewers talk to children. The interviews are video-recorded to document the children’s statements, which can be used as evidence about their experiences. The Center also houses forensic medical assessments, grand juries and Lane County MDT case review.
The Kids' FIRST Center is funded solely by grants and private donations. Accordingly, our paid staff is small, and we rely heavily on volunteers to provide direct services to victims.
Among many other responsibilities and roles, our volunteers:
Signing up for the Feynman Charity Golf Marathon is easy. The steps below will take you through the process and then you can start collecting donations.
First go to the dedicated FirstGiving Donation Page for the event by clicking on the link here.
Click on the green "Join Now" button
A window will appear; select your quantity (1)
Click on the green "Register" button
Create your FirstGiving account. Make sure to fill out the following fields
Click on "Create Account"
Add your phone number and agree to the medical waiver
Click on "Next"
Personalize your page: Add a title, upload your photo, tell your story & create a goal!
Click on "Next"
You have now created a fundraising page!
I understand that my role as a fundraising golfer is a significant responsibility and will make it a priority. I look forward to participating in the eighth Annual Feynman Charity Golf Marathon supporting Kids' FIRST and hereby commit to the following terms:
Feynman Group: $1,000 Fiddler's Green Gift Certificate
Oakway Fitness: 1 year membership
Wesco Cedar’s: 4 Seattle Seahawks tickets game day Nov 3
Court Sports: 1 Year membership
Eugene Emeralds Baseball: 2014 season Luxury Suite (20 tickets, food and sodas)
In Business Media: Golf for 2 at Ocean Dunes and overnight stay at Three Rivers Casino
Driftwood Shores: one night stay in an ocean front room with two queens, kitchen and breakfast for two
River Ridge: 4 - 18 Holes at River Ridge
Seventh Mountain Resort: 2 ppl whitewater rafting
Fiddler's Green: Golf Bag
Tokatee: 4 rounds of golf
Ideal Steel: UO Fire pit
Ideal Steel: OSU Fire pit
Trysting Tree: Trysting Tree golf prizes
Mr Color Carpet: $250 gift cert
Mr Color Carpet: $250 gift cert
Hilton Eugene: 1 Night Stay and Breakfast for 2
Shadow Hills: 4 rounds for 4 with carts
King Estate: magnum of red wine
King Estate: magnum of white wine
Golf With freedom: private 30 minute coaching session
Golf With freedom: private 1 hour group session for up to 4 people
Emerald Valley: 4 rounds for 4 with carts
Dutch Bros: gift bag (and cart at marathon)
PGA Teaching Professional: PGA professional golf lessons
Art Work Dental: teeth whitening
Trifer: window tinting
Mohawk Tavern: 3 - $50 gift certificates
Terra Tech: gift basket with Felco puners, loopers, etc.
Sun Automotive: 2 oil changes
Glory Bee: gift basket
2013 SWAG Bag
When committing to participation in the Feynman Charity Golf Marathon, by agreeing to the terms on FirstGiving you are stating:
I know that a golf marathon event is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and participate in this event unless I am medically able and properly trained and have sufficient stamina to safely and successfully complete this event without harm or injury to myself. In consideration of the acceptance of my entry, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, waive, release and discharge any and all rights and claims for damages against the Feynman Charity Golf Marathon directors and designated officials, Kids’ FIRST, Feynman Group, Emerald Valley Resort, and all other participating sponsors, agents and employees of such parties for all claims of damages, demands, actions, whatsoever in any manner arising from my participation in this event. I grant permission to all of the foregoing the use of any photographs, motion pictures, recording or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose.
Check out some of last year's sponsors, or see the full list of available opportunities here.
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