Optimist Club donates to Children’s Healthcare

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CUMMING, Ga. — The Sawnee-Cumming Optimist Club contributed $2,718.46 to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta-Forsyth July 2. The donation was derived from the proceeds of the club’s annual golf tournament at Windermere Golf Club, which also benefited the club’s children’s programs.

“The Sawnee-Cumming Optimist Club has been a huge blessing,” said Beth Buursema, community outreach manager at Children’s Healthcare.

“Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Forsyth County is grateful for the Optimists’ support,” she said.

The Sawnee-Cumming Optimist Club and Children’s Healthcare have partnered the last three years for the annual charity golf tournament.

“It’s truly an honor to team with them for this event to benefit the children of Forsyth County,” said Jodi Smith, the club’s golf tournament chairperson.

“Both organizations strive to ‘Bring out the Best in Kids,’ encompassing the Optimist motto and making this partnership a perfect fit,” said Smith.

“Our mutual regard for the well-being of children makes raising these funds enjoyable and rewarding,” said Randy O’Dell, club president. “The outcome is fun and beneficial for all.”

For information, contact O’Dell at 404-791-2189 or randy@lendnow.com.

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