BRASELTON, GA — The Southeast Produce Council held its inaugural Charity Golf Classic Wednesday, June 18, to raise money for the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, with a silent auction held the evening before. It was announced at the auction that as a tribute to SPC Executive Director Terry Vorhees, this event in future years would be named the Terry Vorhees Charity Golf Classic.
Candy and Steve Pinkson of Walmart Stores Inc. check out some items at the silent auction, which raised money for charity.
Dug Schwalls of Southern Valley Fruit & Vegetable with Brandon Parker of Shuman Produce.
Tommy Wilkins of Grow Farms Texas and co-chairman of the inaugural SPC Charity Golf Classic welcomed everyone Wednesday evening, June 18.
Bill Colvin of Colvin Sports Network; Mike Ryan Jr. of Bayshore Produce LLC's Tampa division and co-chairman of the inaugural SPC Charity Golf Classic; Bobby Mallett of Colvin Sports Network; and Eddie Kirkpatrick of Mitchell Grocery Corp.
Scott Agerton of General Produce LLC and Joe Klare of the Castellini Co. LLC.
Four ladies from 'The Big Break Challenge' took part in the fun at the auction Wednesday and gave some golfing advice prior to the tournament Thursday: Lindsey Bergeon, Amanda Robertson, McKenzie Jackson and Taryn Durham.
Joe Watson of Rouses Markets with Sheila Carden of the National Mango Board and secretary of the Southeast Produce Council.
During the auction Wednesday evening, June 18, Tommy Wilkins of Grow Farms Texas and co-chairman of the inaugural SPC Charity Golf Classic donned a helmet and full protective clothing as golfers tried to strike him using a golf club and a tennis ball — all in good fun and to help raise money for charity.
At the auction the evening before the inaugural SPC Charity Golf Classic, it was announced that as a tribute to SPC Executive Director Terry Vorhees, this event in future years would be named the Terry Vorhees Charity Golf Classic.
At a function for board members and other guests Tuesday evening, June 17, were David Sherrod, the council's assistant executive director; SPC President Andrew Scott; and Tom Page, a founder and former president of the council.