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Registration Open for September 25 Catholic Charities Columbus Golf Outing

Media Contact: Cailan Franz

Registration Open for September 25 Catholic Charities Columbus Golf Outing
Event will benefit programs and services in Columbus & Northeast Neb.

Registration is now open for the third annual Columbus Golf Outing on Friday, September 25. This four-person, scramble-format tournament is a fun-filled day that provides vital funds for Catholic Charities services in Columbus and northeast Nebraska.

The event will take place at Elks Country Club, a semi-private, par 72 championship course that annually hosts the Nebraska Open golf tournament. The layout features tight doglegs, lakes and more than 150 mature trees. In addition to 18 holes and golf, cart, lunch and snacks are provided for all golfers and the top three teams receive awards. Players also will have free access to the driving range. The Catholic Charities Columbus Golf Outing raises funds to support vital community programs and services for addiction recovery and behavioral health counseling, pregnancy support counseling and senior programs in Columbus. In 2014, the golf tournament raised over $14,000. A portion of the registration fee is tax-deductible.

Online registration is now open at Players can register as a single ($100) or foursome ($400). In addition, event and hole sponsorships are available.

To find out more about sponsorship opportunities or for additional information, please contact Rita Clark, Events Coordinator, at or (402) 829-9205.

About Catholic Charities
Catholic Charities ministers to the greatest and most fundamental needs of our community. People affected by domestic violence, mental illness, substance abuse, unplanned pregnancy and other emergency situations can find sanctuary in times of overwhelming hardship, while opening doors for promising futures. Catholic Charities has a rich tradition of serving and advocating for more than 100,000 voiceless, hungry, addicted, abused and forgotten individuals and families annually throughout the Archdiocese of Omaha. For more information on Catholic Charities, visit