Habitat for Humanity raises money for foundation at golf tournament

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Habitat for Humanity of Nacogdoches hosted the second annual golf classic at Piney Woods Country Club Friday afternoon. Fifteen groups of golfers participated in a scramble style tournament with money going towards the Habitat for Humanity of Nacogdoches.

The tournament was a fun way for the organization to raise money for a foundation on their next home project.

"Getting a good solid foundation is important, that is a metaphor, but in our case very literal," said Miki Lynn of Habitat. "We want a good solid foundation and the rest we can do with the help of the community and that will put some folks in a home and give them a chance to be a contributing member to this community.

SFA golfers even helped out at the event. Golfers could purchase a shot from the team and then one of the Lumberjacks would get one shot to help out each group.

"We are honored to help out any way we can with the community with volunteering like this," said Mitchell Mcleroy. "Golf is our specialty and they host this tournament every year so it is nice to help out and it is nice to give back."

The Habitat for Humanity has been helping communities for 36 years, and have had a branch in Nacogdoches for 16 years.

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