Lake Burton Civic Association

Celebrating Record Success at the 32nd Annual Golf Tournament

The Lake Burton Civic Association (LBCA) is thrilled to announce the outstanding success of its 32nd Annual Golf Tournament, held at the prestigious Waterfall Country Club on October 20, 2023. With the scenic backdrop of the North Georgia mountains, 120 enthusiastic golfers came together for a Day of Play and Purpose, raising over $65,000 for the LBCA Foundation.

"We are immensely grateful for the overwhelming support we received from TruVista, our sponsors, volunteers, and the entire community," said Laura Seberg, LBCA Golf Co-Chair. "The funds raised will have a lasting impact on the vital services provided by Rabun County nonprofits and Volunteer Fire Departments."

The event's success was only possible with our many volunteers' hard work and dedication. Their tireless efforts ensured the seamless execution of the tournament, creating an atmosphere of fun and philanthropy for all involved. Committee members included Peter Pomeroy, Golf Co-Chair,Cynthia Apperson, Cyndae Arrendale, Rob Burts, Becky Callahan, Tom Callahan, Cindy Hamilton, Lucy Harris, Katie Kelly, Dan Marlow, Jeanine Marlow, Jody Morris, Maggie Mullen, Lee Penland, Martha Ramsey, Vicky Veal, and Margaret Watts.

This year's tournament was made possible through the generous support of many dedicated sponsors, including TruVista, our Lead Sponsor.

There were 10 Benefactor Sponsors:

The Annexstad Family--In Memory of Al
Meghann Brackett-Berkshire-Hathaway
Consolidated Planning
Chip and Donna Davidson
Evelyn Heald/Andrea Sorgeloos-Berkshire-Hathaway
John Dinos-Lake Homes
Milton Park Pizza 
Mountain Lakes Medical Center
Springer Mountain Farms
Lake Burton Grill

There were 22 Hole Sponsors:

Anchorage Marina
Anchorage Boat Dock
Antique Tobacco Barn
Anzo Realty, LLC
Julie Barnett - Harry Norman
Jon Barnwell Team - RE/MAX Town & Country
Blackhawk Fly Fishing
Clay Contracting
Lee and Mike Dunn 
Elevations Travel 
Fulcrum Equity Partners
Holley Realty Team
Home Depot
Marie and Ken Klaer
LaPrade's Marina
Life Point Medical, LLC
L.P.  Service Inc.    
Peter Pomeroy--In Memory of Jenny    
Reeves Hardware
Nick Saban Family
Kirby Smart Family Foundation    
Stonewall Creek Vineyards    
United Community Bank     
Tom and Valerie Usilton

There were  nine Half-Hole Sponsors:
Becky and Tom Callahan    
Brooks Store    
Duvall Car Wash        
Frazer and Joe Fiveash
Lynda Hester-Berkshire Hathaway Georgia Properties
Lucian and Ginger Kimball
The Peach Pit
Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School GOAL Scholarships

There were eight Patron Sponsors:

Cynthia Gains        
Joseph Eure    
Napa South Wine Bar
Lei Redding    
Paul Raulet    
Tom and Pam Schiller    
Vinni Sims    
Joe and Sharon Wilson

Many thanks to all our Gift Donors:

Bleu Canoe
Brasstown Valley Golf Country Club
Butler Galleries
Clayton Cafe
Duvall Ford
Farmhouse Market 
Kathy Fincher Collections
Kingwood Golf Country Club
Orchard Golf Country Club
Sky Valley Golf Country Club
Smile Doctors, Dr. Michael Phelan
Tiger Mountain Vineyards
Timpson Creek
Universal Joint

Plus, there are many other dedicated major gift sponsors whose commitment to our community is commendable. Their contributions allowed us to surpass our fundraising goals, enabling the LBCA Foundation to continue supporting Rabun County nonprofits and Volunteer Fire Departments. 

"We are immensely grateful for the overwhelming support we received from all our sponsors, volunteers, and the entire community," said Dan Marlow, LBCA Vice-President. "The remarkable success of this year's golf tournament is a testament to our Golf Committee's dedication and our community's unwavering commitment to making a positive impact."

The Golf Tournament was the largest fundraising event supporting the LBCA Foundation's goals this year. The LBCA looks forward to building on this success and continuing its mission to enhance the well-being of our community through future events and initiatives. 

Click here to view pictures of the event.