Chief Michael L. Lyle announces that the Melrose Police Department is hosting a community golf tournament next month and encourages players to sign up.
WHEN: Monday, October 16
Registration is at 9 a.m., with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Players must register for the tournament by Sept. 29.
WHERE: Mount Hood Golf Course, 100 Slayton Road.
WHAT: The golf tournament is a fundraising event for the Melrose Police Department’s community programs. These include the Junior Police Academy, Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Program and the Melrose Police Scholarship Fund, which gives college scholarships to Melrose High School students pursuing an education in policing or criminal justice.
In years past, the Melrose Police Department has put on an annual comedy show, but this year decided to switch things up and give golfers the opportunity to get one last round in before the end of the season.
“Money raised from our annual fundraising event is what allows the Melrose Police Department to offer programs like the Junior Police Academy and our R.A.D. class to residents for free,” Chief Lyle said. “We know there are a lot of golfers in the community, so we encourage anyone who has the time to come join us and help raise money for some worthwhile community programs.”
Pricing for the event is $125 per golfer and includes a cart, dinner buffet and a gift bag.
Singles, twosomes and threesomes will be paired with others.
Melrose Police are also looking for tee and green sponsors, which are $100 each.
Those who are interested in playing, sponsoring the event, or who have questions should contact Detective Greg Forestell at 781-953-2376 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Officer John Goodhue at 781-572-8596 or email@example.com.
Checks can be made payable to: Greg Forestell c/o Melrose Police Department, 56 West Foster Street, Melrose, MA 02176