2nd Annual Florence Main Street Golf Tournament

Unpack your golf clubs and get ready to place your golf ball on the tee at Blackberry Trail this May.

Florence Main Street is hosting our 2nd Annual Golf Tournament as our annual fundraiser.  We choose Blackberry Trail because of it’s gorgeous 6,851 yards of rolling fairways and green side bunkers featuring accommodations like practice bunkers, chipping green, putting green, and driving green. We are recruiting teams of 4 to compete against one another for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners with additional competitions in longest drive, closest to the pin, and putting.

Schedule of Tournament
11:00 Lunch provided
12:30 Shotgun

Click here for a virtual tour of the golf course provided by the City of Florence.

Our goal is to raise $10,000 to support restoration and revitalization efforts in historic downtown Florence. Examples of uses of funds are retail and special events to increase awareness of the downtown community, building facade improvements, downtown beautification, banners, gifts of public art, recruitment of new business.

Fill out the Golf Tournament flyer 2014 and send back to Florence Main Street. We look forward to spending the day with you at Blackberry Trail.

2014 Florence Restaurant Week Press Release

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Thanks to Restaurant Week Presenting Sponsor

Florence, AL – March 10, 2014 – Between April 1 and April 25, Florence Main Street wants you to nominate your favorite charity to win a $5,000 charity check from our Presenting Sponsor McDaniel Window & Door Company during Florence Restaurant Week.

From your nominations, five charities will be included on a ballot that diners will be able to vote on at participating restaurants during Florence Restaurant Week. Tuesday, April 1 through Friday, April 25th, nominate your favorite charity and tell us why they deserve $5,000. (To be considered, a charity must be a designated 501c(3) organization with the state of Alabama and have an office in the Shoals.) The three most nominated charities will automatically be included on the ballot, and Florence Main Street will choose two wild-card charities based on number of nominations, impact on our community, and other factors.

You can nominate your favorite charity three ways. Florence Main Street will have a poll on our Facebook page, on our website  or you can mail in your nomination. If you choose to mail in please include these items:

First and Last Name
Email address
Why you are nominating the charity?
Contact information for charity.

Then, from May 9-17, Florence Main Street will be hosting Florence Restaurant Week, and ballots with the five chosen charities will be available at participating restaurants. Every time you eat at a participating restaurants during Florence Restaurant Week, you will have the opportunity to vote for one of our five local charities. Every time you eat, you get to vote! Florence Restaurant Week is not only a showcase of our best local eateries, but it will also help to shine the light on some of our best local charities. The charity with the most votes at the end of the week will walk away with a check for $5,000 from our Presenting Sponsor McDaniel Window & Door Companymoney that will be used to do good work right here in Florence. Mark your calendars now for FLORENCE RESTAURANT WEEKMay 9-17, 2014! And please, help us do good where it counts by nominating YOUR favorite charity today!

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