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Events

September 18th, 2023 - Charity Golf Outing

October 21st, 2023 - Scarecrow Festival, AMBUCS Park, Urbana

Next Big Event: Charity Golf Outing!

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Event set for September 18, 2023

Lake of the Woods Golf Course is the location of the 19th Annual AMBUCS Golf Outing!  It's a great course in beautiful surroundings in Mahomet, IL.

Each team consists of four players, $100 each to participate or $400 per team. We'll be using a Scramble format with a Shotgun Start at 9:00am.  Players can sign-in starting at 8am and grab some free range balls to warm up.

Please submit your team entry and payment before September 12, 2023.

Teams must pay in advance to secure entry.

A Rain Check will be issued for inclement weather.

Breakfast will be provided at sign-in and there will be snacks on the course.  As always we'll have an Awards Banquet following the event.  Prizes include: men's and women's Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin.  There will be a 50/50 drawing at the banquet and players can join in a Par 3 Poker game.

We need Sponsors for the breakfast, $500, for the Banquet, $1000, Golf Ball Sponsor, $1200, Golf Cart Sponsor, $1800, and an Event Title Sponsor, $2500.  Our most popular sponsorships are the Hole Sponsors at $100.  We put a sign for each sponsor at the event so all the players see your company's name!

Questions contact: Don Dunlap, 217-202-3061, Keith Jamieson, 217-377-7112, or Larry Windingland, 217-621-6991.  Hope to see you there!

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AMBUCS Begins Year-long Membership Drive

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Time to join a great group of people! 

The Greater Champaign County AMBUCS is a enjoyable group to join!  We have lots of fun doing all of our projects from giving away Amtrykes, to thanking therapists for all they do with us, to fundraising, to maintaining AMBUCS Park, to shed cleaning!  We're always having a good time giving back to our community.  On September 19th, we'll be hosting our Charity Golf Outing fundraiser at Lake of the Woods in Mahomet. We'll be hosting the Scarecrow Festival in AMBUCS Park, east Urbana, on October 8th.  We meet once a week at Urbana Gardens for fellowship and to plan our events.  We have speakers at these lunch meetings and give away Amtrykes to people in our community!  We would be happy to have you join us at lunch to find out what this group is all about!  Contact any member to join us for lunch!  We'll save a seat for you!  Follow us on Facebook or Twitter to keep up with events.

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About GCC AMBUCS

AMBUCS is a national charitable service organization consisting of a diverse group of men and women dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities.  The Greater Champaign County Chapter has been making a difference in Champaign County since 1981.  Our main accomplishments are the 350 ramps we have built for low income families in Champaign County since 1981 and the 300+ AmTrykes we have given away in the last 10 years.  At right is the crew at one of our bike builds.

 

Please take a look at the many wonderful things we do, and consider becoming a member.  We can always use the help, and we love meeting new people in the community.  If you like, just drop by one of our Tuesday lunch meetings at Urbana Gardens to see what we are all about.  We'll even spring for lunch!

When you're ready to join us just print and fill out this Membership Application and we'll be happy to have you!

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September 18th will be our Charity Golf Outing at Lake of the Wood Golf Course, Mahome, IL.  Cost if $100 per player or $400 per team.  Breakfast, snacks on the course, and an Awards Banquet at the end. Lots of prizes on fun!

Our Chapter built two ramp in 2022.  Unfortunately, due to the large number of requests and the onset of Winter, we will not build any more ramps in the 2022 season.  Please check back in 2023!

 

Our club gives away therapeutic tricycles, called AmTrykes, to children and adults with disabilities. The process starts with a recommendation from a therapist.  As soon as possible, a trike will be assembled and delivered for the person to enjoy!  Contact Amtryke Ambassador, Scott Price, 217-202-4487, with questions.

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