07_30_14uac073014001-new.gif The Annual Kidsville News!-Knights of Columbus Charity Golf Tournament in Memory of Luther J. Stultz will take place on August 15 at King’s Grant Country Club. The Knights of Columbus Cardinal Gibbons’ Council 2838 are proud to host the 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. The proceeds from this tournament will benefit Kidsville News Literacy and Education Foundation and K of C Operation L.A.M.B. program. 

The event is held in memory of Luther J. Stultz the past state master and state deputy of the Knights of Columbus who was an incredible leader and advocate of Operation L.A.M.B.  


Operation L.A.M.B. is a charity created by the Knights of Columbus to benefit citizens with Intellectual Disabilities. Since its inception in 1974, the Operation L.A.M.B. of North Carolina has raised millions of dollars to assist citizens of North Carolina. K of C Fayetteville Council 2838 will use half the proceeds from this tournament to provide financial support to local agencies and organizations in the Fayetteville area that provide services for the mentally handicapped. 


Kidsville News! established in 1998, is a nationally acclaimed and award-winning literacy and educational resource newspaper provided free each month to all K-6 grade children in Cumberland County and Ft. Bragg. As a classroom resource, Kidsville News! promotes reading, education, healthy lifestyles and good character development in young people. 


Kidsville News! has a proven 16-year track record as a valuable reading and educational resource serving young children, teachers, parents and guardians.With publishers in ten states, a monthly circulation of more than 600,000 and a readership of 1.4 million, Kidsville News! is the fastest growing children’s publication in the nation. Kidsville News! is aligned nationally with the Common Core Curriculum Standards and is currently used by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for reading assessments and end-of-grade testing. Kidsville News! is recognized nationally as a quality children’s publication by the Parents’ Choice Foundation and received the National Parents’ Choice Award in 2008 and 2012. Each Kidsville News! publication has its own interactive website, teacher/parent worksheets and online electronic version (with free subscriptions) adaptable for use on class-room white boards, computers and tablets. 


The proceeds from the tournament that go to the Kidsville News Literacy & Education Foundation will be used to support the organization’s mission, which is to improve literacy, education and character development among America’s young children by providing support for various early literacy and learning-based initiatives. Half the proceeds from this tournament will support literacy and education in Cumberland County.


Golf Chairman Bob Testa noted that the tournament will have a Captain’s Choice format. You can bring your own team or sign up as an individual. Teams will be made up accordingly. All different skill levels, children, ladies and gentlemen are all welcome. The entry fee is $65.00 per person and that includes green fees, cart, range balls, meal after play, on-course refreshments and plenty of prizes. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. You can even win a new car provided by Powers-Swain Chevrolet if you make a hole in one on a selected Par 3. The event is sponsored by Coca Cola Consolidated, Fayetteville Family Chiropractic, Healy Wholesale Co, Inc., Powers-Swain Chevrolet, K of C Fayetteville Council 2838 and Up & Coming Weekly. Hole sponsorships are available for individuals, companies and organizations for only $100. For more Information or questions contact: Robert Testa at 910-691-4526 or email him at rtesta317@aol.com. 

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