SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – On August 5 from 1 – 5 p.m., the first annual Ron Walker Memorial Honor Flight Golf Tournament will be held at the Crown Point Country Club. Registration opens at noon followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Teams consist of a 4 person scramble, 18 holes. The cost includes green fees, a cart and a steak dinner catered by Rt.106 Market and Deli that will follow at the Chester American Legion, Post 67.
Hole in one prize will be a brand new car offered by Kelly Chrysler and other door prizes. All monies raised will benefit Honor Flight New England, based out of Hookset New Hampshire. Honor Flight New England is a non-profit organization that pays to send WWII Veterans and Korean War Veterans to Washington, DC for the day, at no expense to the veteran. The program is done as a way of paying tribute to the veterans and thanking them for the many sacrifices each of them has made. The veteran is driven to their respective war memorial in DC, at the conclusion of the trip.
Lt. Mark Fountain is the point of contact for the golf tournament and a team registration form should be filled out and checks should be made payable to Mark Fountain. The team registration form and your check(s) can be forwarded to Lt. Mark Fountain, Springfield VT Police Department, at 201 Clinton Street, Springfield, VT 05156. You can reach him at 802-885-2112 or email him at Mark.Fountain@vermont.gov.