Golf Tournament to Benefit Special Olympics

The Hillsborough Police Department is continuing its efforts to raise money for Special Olympics North Carolina with an upcoming golf tournament. The third annual charity golf tournament will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Shamrock Golf Course, 1722 Shamrock Drive in Burlington. The tournament will take place rain or shine with a shotgun start and will follow a four-player “captain’s choice” format. Teams can register for $50 per player, which includes cart rental, lunch and greens fee. Registration is limited to 80 players, and the deadline to register is Sept. 1. Several prizes will be awarded, including for 1st-, 2nd-, 3rd- and last-place teams. Businesses can sponsor holes on the…

Seeking Superheroes to Rappel Skyline for Special Olympics North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC – Superpowers or not, adventure seekers have the opportunity to rappel Raleigh’s 30-story Wells Fargo Capitol Center and be a superhero for Special Olympics North Carolina. Over the Edge will deliver high-flyers an extreme descent plus scenic and historic views from the heart of North Carolina’s capital city on Friday, Sept. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. Registration is now open at www.overtheedgenc.com. “We expect about 200 superheroes,” said Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO Special Olympics North Carolina. “Each person raises $1,000 or more from family, friends, customers, co-workers, or companies. Prime-time slots are picked by the quickest fundraisers, and we make that easier and fun by providing a web page to each participant.”…