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Happy Fathers Day festivities

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There remain a few spots available for the Colorado Golden Gloves Charities (CGGC) Golf Fundraiser this Saturday, June 14th (registration beginning at 6:30 a.m. and shotgun start promptly at 7:30 a.m.) for their tournament held at the beautiful Willis Case Golf Course (4999 Vrain St. just off I-70 & Sheridan).

The registration fee of just $95 includes a shot at $10,000 in the Hole-in-One contest, a burrito breakfast, 18 holes of golf (with cart), a goody bag and plenty of door prizes helping kick-off Fathers Day weekend.

More contests include a closest to the pin (par 3 both male and female), longest drive (both male and female) and numerous raffles making this a day of fun and sun benefiting a more than worthy cause.

The Colorado Golden Gloves Charities provides FREE youth training at their gym located at 6161 W. 44th Ave. in Wheatridge, along with planned educational tutoring for any/all children interested as part of their ‘After School Program’ with computers recently donated by the WBC Cares (Stephen Blea and Raylene Carbone) and a contribution from Blea’s employer, Mountain States Employers Council (MSEC), helping further the cause.

For more information on the golf tournament or the CGGC ‘After School Program’: E. Paul Kelly, Jr. at 720-422-3025.

As another part of Father’s Day festivities, the Salvation Army Denver ARC (Adult Rehabilitation Center) has a fundraiser held on Sunday June 15th from 1-5 p.m. where Unser Karting & Events, 7300 N. Broadway, will donate $10 of every $32 adult race ticket and $5 of every youth race ticket purchased, those proceeds benefiting the Salvation Army Denver ARC.

For information on the specifics of eligibility to race and for a flyer that MUST be presented when purchasing your tickets contact Jeff Beamguard at 720-775-5376 or Ron McKinney at 303-956-7385.

This Fathers Day weekend has Denver forcasted temps in the mid 80’s, so make sure to use plenty of sunscreen and stay hydrated that avoiding the potential dangers of heat stroke.

To all of you grandfather’s, father’s, new father’s and soon-to-be father’s, HAPPY FATHERS DAY!

Stephen Johnson feature writes for BORICUA

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