I wish to take this opportunity to thank Tarheel Challenge Incorporated (TCI) for sponsoring the first TCI Grant/Fundraiser Golf Tournament.  It was an overwhelming success with 19 total teams.  The funds will support Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy-Salemburg graduates as they further their education.  In addition to TCI, I sincerely wish to thank the many sponsors of the TCI Golf Tournament Grant/Fundraiser.

Gold Sponsors:

Wells Fargo, Metal Specialists LLC, Dr. Ernest J. Goodson, DDS, International Minute Press of Clinton, and Nine Dime Films

Blue Sponsors:

Cape Fear Family Medical, BB&T, Town of Salemburg, Dr. Phillip Z. Timmons, MD, and Sessom’s Jewelry of Clinton

Red Sponsors:

Royal Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Image Supply Inc., Warren Service Center,  COL (Ret) Ed Timmons & Family, Easy Wash, Enterprise Security Systems Inc., Salem Pizza, Dr. Shari Herring & Family, COL (Ret) Leon Price, TCA-S Class 48, TCA-NL Class 03, Brian & Katherine Armstrong, and Way Of The Cross Church

Black Sponsors:

Uncle Vinney’s Pizza, Carolina Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center, McNeill Mackie Funeral Home, NC Folk Arts Festival, Nissan of Clinton, United Way of Harnett County, US Logoworks, Classic Business Forms, and James Trading Company.

Thank you to all of the door prize sponsors:  Piggly Wiggly, Royal Trustworthy Hardware,  Lakewood Golf & Country Club, Tractor Supply Co. (Clinton), Backyard Gardens, Bryant’s Florist, Walmart, Salemburg Grill, Baggett’s Jewelry, Star Telephone, Clinton Appliance, Roses of Roseboro, Owens Home Furnishings, Inc, Thompson & Little, and Farmer’s Home Furnishings.

Special thanks to the teams who played to support the cause.  There were many individuals who played and those representing the following organizations:  The Public’s Barbershop of Roseboro, Hunter’s Café of Roseboro, Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office, Farm Bureau, and Falcon Children’s Home.

Finally, thank you to Mr. Curt Pritchard and the Lakewood Golf & Country Club family, the many volunteers who gave of their time to make the golf tournament a tremendous success, and last but not least, the personnel of Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy.  With you, the day was made brighter.

Please be on the lookout for the date announcement for 2018 TCI Grant/Fundraiser Golf Tournament!

Shine On!

Dr. Shari Herring

Shari Herring, Ed.D.


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