COPTER TO DROP WINNING BALLS.
Byline: Daily News
VALENCIA Valencia, region, Spain
Valencia (välān`thēä), autonomous region (1990 pop. 3,902,429) and former kingdom, E Spain, on the Mediterranean. It now comprises the provinces of Alicante, Castellón, and Valencia. - The second annual Golf Ball Drop will be held Monday at THE Valencia Country Club in conjunction with the Santa Clarita Valley The Santa Clarita Valley is the valley of the Santa Clara River in Southern California. It stretches through Los Angeles County and Ventura County. Its main population center is the city of Santa Clarita. The valley was part of the 48,612-acre (19,672. Special Olympics Special Olympics
International sports program for people with intellectual disability. It provides year-round training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type summer and winter sports for participants. Charity Golf Tournament
The Golf Ball Drop will take place on the driving range at the conclusion of the tournament about 4:30 p.m. Helinet Aviation Services has donated do·nate
v. do·nat·ed, do·nat·ing, do·nates
To present as a gift to a fund or cause; contribute.
To make a contribution to a fund or cause. the use of one of its helicopters, which will hover An option in Microsoft Internet Explorer that removes the permanent underline from hypertext links. The underline displays automatically and only when the cursor is placed over (hovers over) the link. Hover is available in Tools/Internet Options/Advanced/Underline links. about 100 feet above the driving range to release approximately 4,000 numbered balls.
There is a guaranteed first-place cash prize of $2,500 that will be awarded to the person who has the numbered ticket that corresponds to the ball closest to the hole. A prize of $1,000 will be awarded to the second-closest, $500 for third-closest, and $500 for farthest from the hole.
A group of balls will be selected randomly prior to the drop, and if one of these balls goes in the hole, a grand prize of $25,000 will be awarded to the person with the corresponding ticket. Winners need not be present to win.
Numbered tickets are available for a suggested donation of $5 per ticket, $20 for six tickets, $50 for 12 tickets or $100 for 25 tickets. All proceeds from the event will benefit local athletes of the Santa Clarita Valley Special Olympics.
Tickets can be purchased by calling the Special Olympics office at (661) 253-2121 or by visiting the office at 24779 Valley St., Newhall.