The Laurens County Touchdown Club will kick off the new season on Friday, Aug. 29 at Lakeside Country Club. The initial meeting will begin at noon and will feature Presbyterian College Blue Hose head coach Harold Nichols, Clinton Red Devils head coach Scott King, Laurens Raiders head coach Chris Liner and Laurens Academy Crusaders head coach Todd Kirk as guest speakers.
The club, whose aim is to “promote a spirit of cooperation and organization through a common interest of football,” recognizes college and high school football players for their on-field achievements and accomplishments. At each meeting, players of the week for CHS, LDHS, LA and PC will be recognized for their achievements on the field
The kickoff meeting “We are excited about the group of speakers that our committee has put together for this season,” said Billy Dunlap, Touchdown Club president. “It is great to be able to recognize our local student-athletes each week and celebrate the game of football in Laurens County.”
The Touchdown Club will host eight meetings total this year. All meetings except the last will start at noon and be held at the Lakeside Country Club. The remaining schedule of speakers includes:
September 12 – Harold Nichols – Head Coach at Presbyterian College
September 26 – George Rogers -South Carolina Heisman Trophy Winner
October 10 – John Iamarino, Commissioner of the Southern Conference
October 24 – Mike Ayers, Head Coach of the Wofford Terriers
November 7 – Rick Patterson – NFL official
November 21 – “Voice of the Tigers” Don Munson and “Voice of the Gamecocks” Todd Ellis
December 3 – (Annual Banquet) Mick Mixon, Play-by-Play announcer of the Carolina Panthers
Several options are available for those interested in becoming a sponsor:
Gold sponsorship ($350 each)– includes three memberships with meals, three banquet tickets, sponsor recognition on all game day programs and banquet programs and a sponsor mention on banner.
Silver sponsorship ($250 each) – includes two memberships with meals, two banquet tickets, sponsor recognition on all game day programs and banquet programs and a sponsor mention on banner.
Meal-only sponsors ($150 each) – includes one membership with meals, one banquet ticket, sponsor recognition on all game day programs and banquet programs.
Single membership sponsor ($150) – includes all meals and one banquet ticket.
For more information, contact Marlene Owings at 864-833-2716 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org