September 26, 2012

Owens Alumni Association Golf Outing Raises Over $27,700 in Support of Scholarships

Owens Alumni Golf Classic

The championship team of the four-person scramble was sponsored by Owens Athletics. Team members included (L to R) Chris Lieber, Charlie Upchurch, Josh Williams and Jon Moyer.

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – One hundred sixteen area residents recently enjoyed a day of golf and entertainment in support of alumni scholarship programs as Owens Community College’s Alumni Association held its tenth annual Golf Classic. The 29-team event netted over $27,700 to benefit scholarship endeavors.

Since its inception, the Owens event has netted over $288,800 to support Owens students pursuing a college education and their career aspirations.

“Owens Community College’s Alumni Association is proud to once again host a community-wide event in which the proceeds benefit students pursuing a college education,” said Laura Moore, Owens Alumni Association Executive Director.“The Golf Classic was a huge success and would not have been possible without the overwhelming support of Northwest Ohio’s business and industry, as well as Owens alumni. Their generous contributions will go along way in ensuring our students with opportunities for lifelong learning.”

Organized by the Owens Alumni Association’s steering committee, the golf outing was held at Belmont Country Club in Perrysburg. The event featured 18-holes of golf, lunch, grazing dinner and an awards program. The Golf Classic event sponsors were Hylant Group and Hylant Administrative Services. In addition, Metzgers Printing + Mailing was the print sponsor.

The championship team of the four-person scramble was sponsored by Owens Athletics. Team members included Chris Lieber of Toledo, Charlie Upchurch of Maumee, Josh Williams of Perrysburg and Jon Moyer of Arcadia.

Since opening its doors in 1965, Owens has provided higher education to more than 250,000 students. Owens’ Alumni Association is committed to the personal and professional success of alumni and students through the ongoing development of value-added initiatives.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit www.owens.edu.