Registration Open for 2012 Morris Thompson Memorial Golf Classic
Fairbanks, Alaska – Doyon Foundation is now accepting player registrations and seeking sponsors for its 2012 Morris Thompson Memorial Golf Classic, which will be held June 14 and 15 at the Chena Bend Golf Course in Fairbanks, Alaska.
The registration and payment deadline is June 8. Players and sponsors can register online or complete and return the hardcopy form available at www.doyonfoundation.com.
The player registration fee is $225 per person, and each player will receive gifts valued at $270 and have a chance to win their share of $19,000 in cash prizes, plus round-trip tickets on Alaska Airlines and ERA Aviation. Participants are encouraged to form their own four-player team.
The Foundation is also seeking sponsors for the annual tournament, which is itslargest annual fundraiser. There is a wide range of sponsorship opportunities and benefits, and the Foundation is also pleased to create custom sponsorship packages.
The Morris Thompson Memorial Golf Classic was established by Doyon Foundation in honor of the late Morris Thompson, who served as the president and CEO of Doyon, Limited from 1985 until his passing in 2000. Proceeds from the classic support the Morris Thompson Scholarship Fund, an endowed fund benefitting higher education students. Since inception, the Foundation has awarded 61 Morris Thompson scholarships totaling $145,400.
Doyon Foundation is the private foundation of Doyon, Limited, and serves the educational and cultural needs of Doyon’s shareholders and their children. Since inception in 1989, the Foundation has awarded more than $6 million inscholarships.