Sixth Annual Crye-Leike Golf Tournament to Benefit Wings Cancer Foundation
Memphis, Tenn. – Golfers, it’s not to late to sign up for the Sixth Annual Sherry Park Memorial Golf Scramble on Thurs., September 13, 2001, at Stonebridge Golf Course. The event, sponsored by Crye-Leike, Realtors and the Hank Park Trust, will benefit the Wings Cancer Foundation at West Clinic in Memphis, Tenn.
Sherry Park was managing broker of Crye-Leike’s Germantown branch office for nine years which was established in 1986. When Sherry was diagnosed with cancer, she was instrumental in organizing Crye-Leike’s first golf tournament in 1994 to benefit cancer research. Upon her death in 1995, Crye-Leike’s Germantown branch office continued the golf tournament by naming it in her memory with proceeds benefiting the Wings Cancer Foundation. To date, the Sherry Park Memorial Golf Scramble has raised over $ 40,000.
Major sponsors are Crye-Leike, Realtors and the Hank Park Trust. Platinum Sponsors are First Trust Bank – Mortgage Division and Murphy Dezonia & Webb, Attorneys. Gold Sponsors are Community Mortgage, First Tennessee Bank, Murdoch Nissan and ReMax on Track. And Silver Sponsors are American Home Shield, Armstrong Allen, PLLC, Crye-Leike Insurance, Latham Oates, Attorney, Mary Ann and Jack Tapp, Teletouch and West Clinic.
The cost is $75 per person or $300 per team which includes green fees, golf cart, goodie bag, driving range, lunch and refreshments. The field will be limited to the first 144 players per shotgun times of 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Trophies and hole prizes will be awarded to the winners of the one-day event. To register or to become a sponsor, contact Co-Chairmen Neil Wilson or Joy Shelley of Crye-Leike, Realtors in Germantown at 901/754-0800.
Founded in 1996, the Wings Cancer Foundation at West Clinic is committed to the clinical research of cancer and providing enhanced supportive care. The foundation offers support services such as a lending library, a labyrinth, nutritional counseling, exercise and strength building, yoga and relaxation classes as well as crisis and bereavement support group programs. “Due to generous donations, the Wings Cancer Foundation is able to provide this community-based support free to anyone in the community touched by cancer,” said Brenda Wiseman of the Wings Cancer Foundation.
Crye-Leike (www.crye-leike.com), a full service real estate company, is the nation’s 13th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Mid-South. It has a network of over 2,200 sales associates and 56 branch and franchise offices located in 27 counties throughout a four-state Mid-South region in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and North Georgia. Crye-Leike attained sales of $2.9 billion and 20,406 closed transaction sides corporate wide in 2000.