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CGJM WWII Museum Dance, Auction & Golf Tournament
November 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - November 12, 2016 @ 10:00 pm
The 6th Annual Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum USO Dance/Silent Auction & Golf Tournament to be held November 11-12, 2016: a two-day salute to America’s Veterans and our First Responders at St. Joseph Bay Golf Club.
As part of a full weekend event, a USO style dance and Silent Auction will be held Friday, November 11 at 6PM ET with hamburgers & hotdogs, and a beer or wine, for a $20.00 entry fee. A cash bar for spirits will also be available and live music by “Crossroads Band”. The Silent Auction will include area hotel and vacation stays, and a half day Fishing Excursion.
A benefit golf tournament will then be held Saturday, November 12, 2016 with proceeds to support the Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum and the ST. Joseph Bay Golf Club. The club is open to the public and the tournament will be a 4-player, scramble format, kicking off at 11:30AM ET with a short ceremony to honor America’s Veterans and First Responders, and golf at 12:00 noon ET, shotgun start. Music, a meal and awards ceremony will follow. Cash prizes for the tournament will include $400 to the first place team, $350 for second place, and $200 for third place. (depending on number of participants) A Hole-In-One Challenge will offer a $10,000 cash prize.
The Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum has been honored by Smithsonian Magazine for eleven straight years and is dedicated to preserving the memories of the amphibious soldiers who trained at the camp, which is located in Carrabelle, Fl. The museum houses over 7,000 square feet of artifacts, vehicles, photos, memorabilia and memories of the soldiers, sailors, and other military, as well as civilian personnel who trained at the camp during the WWII years.
Hole sponsorships are available and tournament registration information can be found at www.stjoebaygolf.com, or by calling 850-227-1751. A special “Honoring/Memorial” sponsorship is also available for those who wish to name their special loved ones who served in the military, or a first responder.