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Fall Golf Tournament Will Raise Funds for Dayton, Yerington, and Silver Springs Food Pantries

Fall Golf Tournament Will Raise Funds for Dayton, Yerington, and Silver Springs Food Pantries

Dayton, Nevada ? Help ?drive out hunger? at the fourth annual Fall Harvest Golf Classic Golf Tournament! The event takes place Saturday, September 16 at the Dayton Valley Golf Club, an Arnold Palmer designed facility. All proceeds benefit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties? (HCC) food pantries in Yerington, Silver Springs and Dayton. Play a round, sponsor a hole and cheer your friends on all while raising funds for food that will help friends and neighbors in need.

Tee time is 8:30am on September 16, 2023.

Golfers can enter the tournament as individuals, or join a foursome. If you?re not a golfer but still want to contribute, HCC invites individuals, clubs and businesses to sponsor a hole or a foursome, or donate raffles and silent auction items.

Among raffle prizes and a silent auction items that have already been donated are tickets for Burning Man 2024 and Night in the Country 2024, as well as tickets to a 2023 Styx and REO Speedwagon concert in Reno.

How to participate

You or your business may participate in this year?s tournament by sponsoring a foursome of golfers, becoming a tournament sponsor, or providing a donation for raffles and silent auctions. You can also sponsor a hole of your choice for $200. If you or your business is interested in registering a team or sponsoring this year?s tournament, please complete the entry form:

Donate item

If you have a raffle item to donate that you would like us to pick up, please call us at (775) 246-7550 or you can drop off your donation at Community Roots Nursery at 209 Dayton Valley Road in Dayton.  

Donate 100 promotional items for the goody bags!

Get your name out there! Donate 100 promotional items, such as pens, hats, water bottles, and keychains. These gifts will be given to tournament participants and sponsors.


During the 2023 program year, HCC?s three food pantries served nearly 10,000 unique individuals and distributed well over two million pounds of food at an estimated value of over four million dollars. More than half of those using HCC?s food pantries are children and older adults. In addition, the pantries? backpack program provides weekend meals for children, with an average of 11,000 meals provided for students in Lyon County schools each month during school year 2022.

HCC Deputy Director Lisa Selmi explains that the numbers of those in need are going up and ?everyone is feeling the crunch. With the rising cost of food and gas and the recent post-COVID rollback of SNAP benefits, we?re seeing an increase in the number of people needing help putting food on the table. This annual golf fundraiser is very helpful and we are grateful to Dayton Valley Golf Club.?

Healthy Communities Coalition is a not-for-profit organization in Lyon County granted exemption from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Federal Identification Number is: 02-0610655.