On 0ctober 13th, The craniofacial Foundation held its 19th annual "Golf classic" sponsored by officeDepot at Council Fire Golf Club. It was an absolutely beautiful fall day and everyone was delighted to be a part of the festivities. We had over 100 golfers; guests and volunteers came out to support the CFA. Lunch was provided by Impressions Catering as our guest streamed in to register and take chances on the many raffle items. Thanks to-Harrah's Casino for sponsoring our grand prize. Following a day of play, guests were invited to a join us for the dinner that Impressions Catering was grilling on-site as we had fun with the presentation of the awards ceremony.
This year the winners of the Tom Rhyne, Jr. Cup, Championship Flight were Allen Stutzberger, Braden Smyth, David Crisp and David Saterfield of White Cycle Marine. White Cycle also sponsored our hole-n-one with a chance to win a SeaDoo. Second place in the Championship Flight was awarded to officeDepot team represented by Jim Brewer, Willie White, Dave Lang and Mark Conner.
First Flight Champions were members of the JCS Medical team, Russ Stevens, Cory Strain, Dr. Phil Megison, and Dr. Hathaway Harvey. Taking second was Zack Loy, Andrew Crowe, Michelle Dodson and Hayden Parton sponsored by Harrah's Casino.
Special prizes were awarded to the Longest Putt, Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin, all sponsored by OfficeDepot and Royal Shot sponsored by Athens Distributing. Those winners included Rob Martin, Jamie Thomas, Eric Spreeman and Jason Crowe.
After dinner, Lisa and Layla Shook joined us to share Layla's story. Layla was born with Apert's Syndrome, a condition that occurs in only 1/65,000 livebirths, in addition to a rare skull deformity called cloverleaf. There have only been 130 cases reported in the entire medical literature of this condition. She was 24 days old when Dr. Sargent, accompanied by Dr. Tim Strait, performed an immediate surgical correction to relieve the pressure and reshape Layla's head. Lisa spoke to our guests on what it means to have the support of the CFA. She ended with sharing her gratitude for this wonderful supportive medical team in the TCC. As Layla blew kisses to everyone, Lisa reminded them that their participation today helps children like Layla born with facial differences receive excellent care and for that she was eternaily grateful to each and everyone of them.