May, 2015 – “For the Community” at Wycliffe

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“Fore the Community”

Marathon Golf Event

On Monday, May 18th Wycliffe Golf & Country Club will host the “Fore the Community” Marathon Golf event for the Seminole Region of the Florida Chapter of the Club Manager’s Association of America (CMAA). The money raised during this fun event will benefit Special Olympics, SOS Children’s Villages and Toys for Tots. As a group, the Seminole Region of the FLCMAA hopes to raise a total of $200,000 for these charities.

Participants in the marathon include: Richard Chase, CCM, CAM (Director of F&B), Shannon Wheeler (Director of Golf Course Maintenance), Lynn Stebbins, CCM, PGA (Director of Golf), Paul Rifenberg (Assistant Golf Professional), & Robb Heering, PGA (Assistant Golf Professional)

 

Additionally, Richard & Lynn will battle for who can play more holes in 2015. Lynn played 200 holes to Richard’s 180 holes in 2014. All participants hope to play a minimum of 150 holes and raise at least $10,000 for these wonderful charities through donations and hole sponsorships. You can help them reach their goal by pledging a set dollar amount, or by pledging an amount for each hole played.

 

All donors who give $100 or more are entered in a drawing for an Ocean Reef Weekend getaway!

 

To support your Wycliffe Marathon participants in their pursuit of playing at least150 holes of golf in a single day for these local charities, you can make a pledge by emailing r.chase@wycliffecc.com, l.stebbins@wycliffecc.com, p.rifenberg@wycliffecc.com, r.heering@wycliffecc.com, or s.wheeler@wycliffecc.com with a flat donation amount or a per hole contribution. Pledge forms are also available in the golf shop. Payments may be by check, member charge, or you may pledge online at Donate Now

 

Thank you for your support!

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Special Olympics Florida – Palm Beach County

ALPs Athlete Bio

 

Athlete: Jonathan Doring

Sports: Tennis, Softball, Golf, Bowling

Hometown: Boynton Beach

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Jonathon Doring, Special Olympics Gold Medalist

 

Jonathan Doring has been involved in Special Olympics Florida since 1989; a year round athlete participating in tennis, softball, golf and bowling. Jonathan has won many ribbons and medals over the years at County, Area, State and Regional Competitions. One that meant a lot was a Gold Medal in Men’s Tennis Singles at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece in 2011.

 

In March 2009, Jonathan trained and passed his test to become a provisional Chair Umpire with the United States Tennis Association. He continues to work on training as an official and has officiated Tennis matches for Special Olympics.

 

As part of the Athlete Leadership Program since 1999, Jonathan has been a Global Messenger since 2001, served 2 terms as Chairperson, and Communications/ Technology Chair on the Athlete Input Council for Palm Beach County.   Jonathan recently attended the 2013 Athlete Congress for Special Olympics Florida. Jonathan represents Special Olympics at many functions and events making speeches to small and very large crowds such as the Law Enforcement Conference, Publix Gala, Orlando Chili Cook-Off, and the International Tennis Federation Seniors World Championship Opening Ceremonies.

 

Outside of Special Olympics, Jonathan is employed with Publix Supermarkets as a cashier since 1998.  In May 2009, Jonathan graduated from Palm Beach Community College with an Associates Degree in Computer Science.

 

Jonathan feels that Special Olympics has had a great impact on his life; improving physical fitness, raising his self esteem, and teaching him to set goals and work to achieve them.