Firefighters tee off to help Bikes for Tykes program by hosting 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

HICKORY, NC (August 18, 2017)…Hickory Fire Department will host its 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday, October 5, at Glen Oaks Golf Club.  All proceeds from the event will benefit the Bikes for Tykes program.  The tournament will kick-off on Thursday, October 5, at Glen Oaks Golf Club with lunch at noon and tee off at 1:00 p.m. Following the tournament, an awards and recognition ceremony will be held.

“All kids, including the less fortunate deserve a gift for Christmas and this tournament is a great way for firefighters and friends to raise money for a wonderful charity that helps to make that happen,” said David Mills, Hickory Firefighter and Golf Tournament Director.  “All of the proceeds, every penny, from this event will go to the Bike for Tykes program.”

Anyone wishing to volunteer, play or sponsor a hole, should contact David Mills at (828) 404-2474 or Registration is limited to the first 30 teams to sign up. 

The “Bikes for Tykes” program is an effort to benefit needy children served by the Catawba County Christmas Bureau.  Bikes and toys are distributed through the Catawba County Christmas Bureau in December.  

For more information on the Bikes for Tykes Charity Golf Tournament, contact: 
David Mills, telephone: (828) 404-2474 or email