Oroville Area Chamber of Commerce - Event Information

Event Name:Driving FORE! Autism 2019
Event Type(s):Member Event
BUtte Creek Country Club annual “Driving FORE! Autism” Charity Golf Tournament is Monday, June 24th this year, from 7:30 am to 5pm and we want to have you out on the golf course. We have laid out this awesome breakdown to answer any questions you might have. If you would like to ask about anything at all, please feel free to give me a call. 530-513-1078

Due to the size of our event last year (208 Golfers!) and having participation at every hole from our vendors (around 40) we have decided to cap the total number of golfers this year so we can provide the best possible experience for our golfers and vendors. With the food, drinks, and participation at every hole, coupled with that high number of people caused challenges for streamlined gameplay last year. We reached our goal of having one of the Largest attended Golf Tournaments in the area, and we are re-focusing on the gameplay. We appreciate everyone that has and will support our tournament. Our commitment to you is to have a one of a kind golf tournament and experience! Please sign up as soon as possible to avoid waiting lists.    

How much has this event raised locally?

• In 2013, we raised $6k

• In 2014, we raised $15k Click here for news story

• In 2015, we raised $17k Click here for news story

• In 2016, we raised $14.3k Click here for news story

• In 2017, we raised $17.5k Click here for news story
  • in 2018 we raised over 17k 

100% of the donations go to the Yellow Door and the Chico State Autism Clinic 

What kind of crowd does this event draw? 
The “Driving FORE Autism” Charity Golf Tournament is Hosted by CRBR, and brings in around 40+ Local vendors, and had 208 golfers the last year. A majority of the Golf Tournament is made up of Business Professionals and Local volunteers. 

What we expect from our sponsors and what to expect from us. 
This event has taken a life of its own. We love our Hole Sponsors to think outside the box. Games, Drinks, Food are all encouraged. You can have non-alcoholic or alcoholic drinks. We would love for you to make some business connections by promoting your business in a fun and personal way. Depending on the sponsor level you can get a hole to decorate any way you want, social media promotion, speak at the awards dinner or even be present at the news coverage of the check presentation. This is a very cost-effective way to promote your business and help the community. 

How can I sign up? Is it tax deductible? 
You can pay with Eventbrite, or Make Checks Payable to CRBR Foundation Send completed registration form and check to: 1200 W. East Avenue Chico, CA 95926. The CRBR Foundation is a component fund managed at North Valley Community Foundation and operates under our 501(c)3 Nonprofit status. Our tax ID # is 68-0161455. 

What other ways can I help besides doing a sponsorship or foursome? 
We are in need of raffle prizes and Live auction items. Any donated gift baskets, Products or coupons are appreciated. We also provide recognition for your donation and it is a great way to promote your brand. 
We also need Food sponsors on the course. If you have a mobile food truck or cart and would like to provide samples potential customers, please let us know. 

Where is it being held at?
Butte Creek Country Club
175 Estates Dr, Chico, CA 95928
Monday, June 24th, 2019

The Cause? 
The mission of The Yellow Door is to give support to individuals with autism and their families while promoting student leadership and involvement in the local community. The name, "The Yellow Door" comes from an individual with autism that many years ago that liked doors. When asked what their favorite color for a door would be if they could pick, they answered: "yellow, because it's like opening a door of sunshine." That positive image is something that The Yellow Door hopes to foster. The mission of the Chico State Autism Clinic is to promote the sensory, motor, communicative, and cognitive skills of individuals with autism through a multi-sensory approach to learning.

How does Autism effect the community? 
• Autism now affects 1 in 68 children
• Boys are four times more likely to have autism than girls
• About 40% of children with autism do not speak. About 25%–30% of children with autism have some words at 12 to 18 months of age and then lose them. Others might speak, but not until later in childhood
• Autism greatly varies from person to person (no two people with autism are alike)
• The rate of autism has steadily grown over the last twenty years
• Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disorder, yet most underfunded
• A 2008 Danish Study found that the mortality risk among those with autism was nearly twice that of the general population
• Children with autism do progress – early intervention is key
• Autism is treatable, not a hopeless condition

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Event Date:6/24/2019
Event Time:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Pacific
Location:Butte Creek Country Club
175 Estates Drive
Chico, CA 95928

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Contact Person:Dustin Bates
(phone: (530) 513-1078)
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