Published October 31st, 2018
Golfing for a good cause
Submitted by Matt Pease
From left: Craig Little, Art Owen, Dean Okamura, and Shawn Epperson Photo provided
Lafayette Rotary concluded it's annual Charity Golf Event at the Moraga Country Club. The annual event was supported by 74 golfers, a record for this event, and an additional 20 people joined everyone for a dinner at the club that night. The purpose of the event was to raise money for New Day for Children ( which helps young girls escape sexual slavery.

Golfers competed for prizes on the course and there was an auction that night that raised more money from items donated by local businesses and Rotarians. Winners of the lowest score prize was won by Craig Little, Art Owen, Dean Okamura, and Shawn Epperson. "This event has grown every year and it shows how Rotarians and the local community care deeply about helping those that are less fortunate, and we are delighted with the results this year," according to Lafayette Rotarian, Andrew Parrott, the co-chairman of this year's event. "A New Day for Children is grateful for the efforts and generosity of the Lafayette Rotarians and the local community to help relieve the suffering from sexual slavery," according to Sharon Wood, the executive director for A New Day for Children.

Lafayette Rotary meets every Thursday at 12:15 p.m. at Oakwood Athletic Club at 4000 Mt. Diablo Blvd. in Lafayette. More information is available at

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