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Filipino Chamber Scholarship Golf Tournament Seeks Sponsors

March 1, 2016, 10:31 AM HST
* Updated March 1, 1:43 PM
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The Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation will hold its Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at The Dunes at Maui Lani.

The Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation will hold its Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at The Dunes at Maui Lani.

The Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation will hold its Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at The Dunes at Maui Lani.

The tournament provides funds for the Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation’s scholarship programs, said Kit Zulueta, president of the Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation.

Since 1995, the chamber has awarded scholarships to 123 high school seniors and four students at the Maui Culinary Academy.

“Thirteen students were awarded scholarships in 2015 through the foundation’s generous partners and because of the success of last year’s Scholarship Golf Tournament” said Bill Ruidas, golf tournament chairperson.

There are three different levels of sponsorship:

  1. Platinum: $1,100 for six golfers
  2. Gold: $500 for three golfers
  3. Team: $375 for three golfers
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Tee sponsors are also available at $100.

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Golfers will have an opportunity to win a hole-in-one prize at each of the par three holes sponsored by Valley Isle Motors. Participants also have the opportunity to win door prizes; the grand door prize is a $500 travel certificate.

The deadline for the three-person, full scramble tournament is March 31, 2016, but those who submit their paid application by March 15, 2016, will be eligible for an early-bird drawing for a flat screen television sponsored by Friends of Keith Regan.

Applications are available online or by calling Ruidas at 873-8605 or emailing [email protected].

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The Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawai`i Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, is the charitable and educational arm of the Maui Filipino Chamber of Commerce. The Maui Filipino Chamber was established in 1994 and its mission is to promote, represent and advocate the interests of the business community in the County of Maui.

The Maui Filipino Chamber Foundation’s events include seminars and workshops, awarding of scholarships, the annual scholarship golf tournament, and the Maui Fil-Am Heritage Festival held in October to celebrate Filipino-American History Month.

 

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