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Two golf tournaments to raise funds for HRMC Foundation

The HRMC Foundation is presenting its 23rd Annual Charitable Classic Golf & Gala, a two-day fundraiser that features five golf tournaments and an evening gala, will be held Aug. 26-27 in Waynesville. 

This year, the HRMC Foundation is transitioning to a community health foundation which supports health needs in Haywood County. Funds raised from this year’s event will support the following:

• Providing underserved women in Haywood County with mammogram screenings and follow up procedures in partnership with Haywood County Health Department

• Providing 100 drug safes for Hospice and Home Health patients

• Providing Scholarships for Clinical Education

The HRMC Foundation Charitable Classic Golf & Gala kicks off Tuesday, Aug. 26 with Men’s Golf Tournament at 8:30 a.m. at Maggie Valley Club and Ladies’ Golf Tournament at 12:30 p.m. at Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa. 

On Wednesday, Aug. 27, a Men’s Golf Tournament starts at 8 a.m. at Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa, followed by Men’s Golf Tournaments at noon, at Laurel Ridge Country Club in Waynesville and 1 p.m. at Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa. 

The Gala celebration from 6 to 10 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 27 at Waynesville Inn Golf Resort & Spa will feature a gourmet dinner buffet and live music by the band Orange Krush. 

Those interested in playing golf and/or attending the Gala please contact HRMC Foundation Assistant Marge Stiles at 828.452.8343 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or Executive Director,  Steve Brown at 828.452.8317 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Grace Church accepting grant applications

Grace Episcopal Church in Waynesville is now accepting grant applications from non-profit charitable organizations in Haywood County.

Their annual Parish Fair was held on the church grounds on July 26 and, as advertised, all proceeds from the event will benefit local charities. Grant application forms are available at the parish office, at 394 N. Haywood St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The parish may be contacted at 828.456.6029.

The deadline for return of the application is Friday, September 5th. It should be sent to the attention of Outreach Grant Chairman, Grace Church in the Mountains, 394 N. Haywood St., Waynesville, NC 28786.

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