On Monday, May 4, a total of 35 teams participated in the Nancy Owens Memorial Foundation Golf Tournament held at the Sweetwater Country Club Golf Course that benefitted the foundation. The event raised over $34,000, which will benefit the foundation’s goal of donations towards finding a cure for breast cancer.
The day commenced with a putting contest sponsored by Susan Butler. An 11:00 AM shotgun start began the 18 holes of golf, which included contests along the way and team photos taken by TK Images Real Estate Photography. Players had a chance to win a Chevrolet Car with a Hole in One sponsored by Classic Chevrolet Sugar Land, along with rounds of golf for longest drive and closest to the pin contests. An awards ceremony dinner with door prizes and raffle items concluded the day.
The Nancy Owens Memorial Foundation would like to thank its 2015 Luncheon Diamond Sponsor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties, and the Platinum Sponsor, Legacy Mutual Mortgage – The Hernandez Team. The Foundation was also very appreciate to it’s Eagle Sponsor, PJS of Houston and its Birdie Sponsors, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties, Fehr Grossman Cox Architects, O’Donnell/Snider Construction, Reliant, an NRG Company, and Whitlock for their generous support. Congratulations went to the top three teams, Cityside Properties, Legacy Mutual Mortgage – The Hernandez Team, and Classic Chevrolet who were awarded, gift certificates to Golf Galaxy for their outstanding finish. Lunch was sponsored by FairfiledNodal, and each player received a bag that included goodies from various sponsors, including Golf Galaxy & FairfiledNodal. Additional sponsors were: Alief Heating & Air Conditioning, Appraisal MC, Bernstein Realty, Chicago Title, Cityside Properties, FairfieldNodal (5 teams), Fidelity National Title – Galleria, Goosehead Insurance, Heritage Texas Properties, Independent Bank, Initech Appraisals, Jack Molho/SecureCheck LLC, Jeff Kaufman – Ozarka, John Daugherty, Realtors, American Title Company – Galleria Office, Merrill Lynch, Mitcham Industries, Inc. , Peggie Kohnert – Keller Williams Metropolitan, Peggy Cherry’s Team, Prime Lending – Joe Thompson, Sente Mortgage, StarTex Title – Memorial, Stewart Title, Texas Insurance Agency, The Becky Arnold Team, Title Houston Holdings, Tradition Title Company, Victorian Finance – Josh Anderson, Wagner Mortgage Banking Team – One Trust Home Loans, Whitlock, Willcox Inspections, Willow Bend Mortgage. Special thanks are extended to: 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty, Debera Fontenot, EliteCare Emergency Room – Rice Village, Fidelity National Title, Golf Galaxy, Mariella Massa, Ozarka, Roger Staubach, Sugar Land Skeeters, Sweetwater Country Club, The Houston Chronicle – Kristina Bergeron, The Club Carlton Woods.
The Nancy Owens Memorial Foundation was founded in 2002 to honor Nancy Owens, a beloved Realtor, who lost her battle with breast cancer in 2001. To date, the Foundation has raised and donated over $1,400,000 to fund research, education and early detection related to breast cancer. The Nancy Owens Memorial Foundation is organized primarily to fund one or more qualified public charities that support education, care and research for breast cancer and is a 501(c)(3) corporation.
Plans are underway for the 2016 Swing for the Cure golf tournament which will be held in the spring of 2016. Please save the date for the 14th Annual Luncheon to be held on October 19, 2015 at the Hilton-Americas. For more information about the Foundation or upcoming events, please visit www.nancyowens.org.