Posted on 08 June 2012.
Bob McKillop entertains the crowd as Flatiron's celebrity bartender Thursday night. (Christina Ritchie Rogers/DavidsonNews.net)
Davidson College basketball coach Bob McKillop was pouring drinks at Flatiron Kitchen + Taphousein downtown Davidson Thursday night.
He was the latest celebrity bartender in Flatiron’s ongoing fundraising series, with proceeds benefiting Ada Jenkins Center, the regional community services center on Davidson’s west side.
OTHER FUNDRAISERS AHEAD
Lake Norman Hospice Regatta is Friday to Sunday at the the Lake Norman Yacht Club, 297 Yacht Road, Mooresville. The event benefits Hospice & Palliative Care Lake Norman. Festivities include a Friday evening social, the regatta, an auction/raffle, games, an interfaith “memorial moment” for remembering loved ones, a Saturday dinner, and a Sunday donation cookout. To get more information or to register online, to to www.LKNhospiceregatta.org. The Lake Norman Hospice Regatta is a qualifier for the Hospice Regattas National Championship in St. Petersburg, Fla., in April 2013.
Pick Your Poison 5K/10K races are planned Saturday, June 9, at Abersham Park, off Grey and Shearers roads in Davidson. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the 10K at 8 a.m. and 5K at 8:05 a.m. The event is part of the Running for Our Communities series, races that also raise money to support community services. Proceeds from the Pick Your Poison 5K and 10K will benefit Partners for Parks, a non-profit organization devoted to promoting and enhancing parks, greenways, open space and recreation in Mecklenburg County and the surrounding region. Register: http://davidsontiming.com/2012/04/pick-your-poison-5k-and-10k/
Kids’ Finale Festival on the Green, Saturday, 5-8 p.m., Davidson Village Green, Main Street and Concord Road, Davidson. Kids can celebrate the end of the school year at the 2nd annual Finale festival, with live music from the Birdsnest, pizza, ice cream, prizes and fun. Admission $2, game tickets eight for $1 (each game 2-3 tickets). All profits go to Cornelius Animal Shelter. Organized by Davidson residents Spencer Barnes and James Shaul, sixth-graders at Bailey Middle School.
Chamber women’s golf tourney – Monday, June 11, 9:30 a.m., Birkdale Golf Club, 16500 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Huntersville – The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce hosts its inaugural “Chicks with Sticks” women’s golf tournament at Birkdale Golf Club. The registration fee includes a 1-hour golf clinic that starts at 8:30 a.m. Shotgun start for the tournament is at 9:30 a.m. After the round there will be a complementary wine and cheese reception with silent auction. Registration still being accepted. Call 704-892-1922.
Hough High golf tourney
, Monday, June 11, noon, Northstone Country Club, Huntersville – Fundraiser for Hough High Athletic Booster Club’s scholarship and capital fund program. Prizes include first, second and third place, closest to the pin, longest putt and more. Event also includes a silent auction and a barbecue dinner. Register at online
. Sponsorships are available. Contact Gina Story at email@example.com
, Masanori Toguchi at Masanori.firstname.lastname@example.org
or Roy Suttles email@example.com
Basketball stars Stephen and Dell Curry
will host their annual Curry Celebrity classic golf tournament
on Monday, June 18, at River Run Golf Club, Davidson. The tournament benefits the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson. Teams are made up of three amateur golfers and one celebrity. Celebrities include Dell and Stephen Curry, Muggsy Bogues, Dale Jarrett, Muhsin Muhammad, and local sportscasters and TV personalities. Check-in begins at 10 a.m. with a noon start. Register at Curry Celebrity Classic web page
. See also our May 31, 2012, news item, “Steph & Dell Curry plan golf tourney for Ada Jenkins.”